Aux port not working?

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Aux port not working?

Post by J20NYH » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:44 pm

Hi guys, I’ve just bought an aux cable with the intent of using my iPhone to stream music via YouTube/Spotify but when I plug it in to the aux port under the armrest and go to the AUX option on my head unit no sounds comes through.

I have a professional HU with the AUX option and have checked the volume on both iPhone and HU and can’t understand why it’s not working.

Any ideas?
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by Kerr » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:37 pm

Doesn't the AUX have a separate volume control to stop it cutting in and out too loud?

If you select AUX there should be a volume control in there. If it's set at zero no matter how high you turn the main stereo on it won't come on.

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Post by J20NYH » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:40 pm

Yeah I’ve checked that and it’s on 6... I can hear like a static buzz when I turn the volume on the HU up really high but doesn’t seem to change when I plug aux in.
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by J20NYH » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:13 am

What are the chances this is down to the actual AUX port under the armrest?

If I have a professional HU with the AUX option does this rule out it being anything to do with the HU?

For reference I connect my phone via bluetooth to the HU but this is purely for phone calls and I don't think I'm able to play music via bluetooth and I also have the OEM iPod connectively function that uses the CDC function with cable in glovebox.
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by gregk286 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:19 pm

Tried a different device?
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by AndyGilbert » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:14 pm

don't you need to use the Y cable?
I'm just doing what is needed!

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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by J20NYH » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:50 pm

AndyGilbert wrote:don't you need to use the Y cable?
I don’t know do you? I have no usb under the armrest, just aux in....
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by J20NYH » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:51 pm

gregk286 wrote:Tried a different device?
Yes tried my iPod. Nothing!

Cable definitely works as tested in my mates Focus.
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by Octavius » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:30 pm

It needs recoded back to the car.
MY SIGNATURE STOPPED WORKING AFTER AN UPDATE.

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Post by J20NYH » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:31 pm

Octavius wrote:It needs recoded back to the car.
How come? I do have the AUX option in the menu on my head unit.
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Post by shaqs77 » Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:42 pm

Did you manage to get this to work.
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by J20NYH » Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:44 pm

Nope no luck at all. Can only imagine there’s a fault with the actual port itself as everything else seems to be in order.

Cable works in a different car
Tested another device
Checked aux volume on head unit.

No joy
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by Octavius » Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:59 pm

Octavius wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:30 pm
It needs recoded back to the car.
Worth trying.
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Re: Aux port not working?

Post by J20NYH » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:01 am

Octavius wrote:
Octavius wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:30 pm
It needs recoded back to the car.
Worth trying.
Possibly but I don’t have the tools or the funds to get this done.

I assumed because the AUX option is available to select on the head until this ruled out a recode?

Could it be anything to do with the MULF in the boot? As said previously I have a professional head unit, it has Bluetooth and my phone connects for calls only and I also have the oem iPod connectivity linked up to the CDC option on the head unit.
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