Jeep WJ Grand Cherokee How To Upgrade/Modify The Factory Sound System

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Welcome to the jeepExperts.com in-depth web page on tips on how to improve the WJ Generation Jeep Grand Cherokee sound system. We have organized as a lot data as we may discover right into a useful desk under. Is one thing incorrect or lacking? Please get in contact with us and we’ll repair it!

 

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<One of the “mods” that many Grand Cherokee homeowners put close to the highest of their record is an improve of the manufacturing unit sound system. Whether or not it’s the usual system or the Infinity Gold system, dramatic enhancements will be obtained, as with every car, by upgrading some or all the elements. There are a whole lot of totally different choices (and opinions) relying on what your final aim or improve intention is, and naturally your finances. Different radio head models, upgraded audio system, extra highly effective amplifiers, subwoofers and extra. Research is important and the extra the higher. Spend a while visiting (or taking part in) net message boards such because the Stereo and Electronics discussion board at Jeeps Unlimited.com. Additional data will also be discovered on the cell audio associated websites listed on the backside of this net web page. By learning totally different methods and set up strategies you’ll be amazed at what you’ll study, to not point out saving your self a whole lot of time, bother and expense by yourself set up.

The aim of the “Options” part under is to try to kind out the variations of potential upgrades to the WJ manufacturing unit system and to outline what is required or really useful for the improve and set up. This part shall be expanded within the months forward to make clear and describe the various totally different choices as greatest as potential.

1999-2004 WJ Infinity system improve choices

Click on the # within the Option column for added data

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 1 Factory Replace Factory Factory
# 2 Factory Replace Replace Factory
# 3 Factory Factory or exchange audio system

Factory

Factory
# 4 Factory Replace
+ add subwoofer
Replace
+ add sub amp
Factory
# 5 Replace Factory or exchange audio system Factory Replace (required)
# 6 Replace Replace Replace Replace (required)
# 7 Replace Replace
+ add subwoofer
Replace
+ add sub amp
Replace (required)
# 8 Adding the Sirius Satellite Radio system
# 9 Adding auxiliary audio sources to the manufacturing unit radio

Option # 1. Keep manufacturing unit head unit and Infinity amplifier, exchange Infinity audio system

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 1 Factory Replace Factory Factory

OEM-1 Interface and cables for including a brand new amplifier

The best and least costly improve is to easily exchange the inventory Infinity audio system. The inventory Infinity audio system are properly matched to the pinnacle unit and amplifier so altering out simply the audio system doesn’t lead to a really noticeable sound enchancment. However, many homeowners use this as a “first step” of their improve path, particularly when finances is a consideration. A brand new amplifier and/or head unit in addition to different elements will be added sooner or later.

Components:

Dash: 2x 2.5″ tweeters (some manufacturers of three″ tweeters can be utilized however require customized becoming)
Front doorways (Bass): 2x 6.5″ audio system (or 2x 6″x9″ audio system)
Rear doorways (Full-range): 2x 6.5″ audio system

Accessories/connectors:

# 10 Aftermarket speaker to factory speaker harness. (door audio system solely)
# 11 Speaker mounting templates (to put in 6.5″ audio system in entrance 6×9 opening).
# 11 Speaker mounting templates (to put in 6.5″ audio system in rear 6.5 opening. Some audio system will slot in the identical area because the manufacturing unit audio system however the adaptor plates make for a tighter and higher match).

 

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 2 Factory Replace Replace Factory

OEM-1 Interface and cables for including a brand new amplifier
This possibility replaces/upgrades the manufacturing unit Infinity amplier with the next high quality and extra highly effective model. When upgrading the amplifier additionally it is really useful to interchange the manufacturing unit Infinity audio system with top quality aftermarket audio system.

Installation possibility 2a: (utilizing OEM-1 adaptor)

The OEM-1 has built-in sign stage converters. One of the cables plugs into the OEM-1 and the manufacturing unit radio, and the opposite is a brief harness providing 4 channels of RCA output and the set off feed for the amplifier. RCA wires and one distant wire must be run from the OEM-1 on the head unit again to the situation of the brand new amplifier.

You will even must faucet into the manufacturing unit speaker harness below the rear seat (6 audio system=12 wires) and run these to the amplifier speaker output terminals (or run fully new wiring from the amp to all the audio system). See “New amp to audio system connection” diagram under.

The new amplifier will want an influence feed run on to the battery. The floor wire for the amp will be connected to the car physique close to the amplifier mounting location.

Although costing at the very least $100, this adaptor bundle makes set up loads simpler for homeowners upgrading their amp because it saves tapping into the 8 enter wires (as in possibility 2b under) and has the sign stage converters inbuilt.

1999-2001 head models:
OEM-1 Interface + “ADD-CHR” and “AMP-RCA” cables.

1999-2004 head models:
OEM-1 Interface + “ADD-CHR2” and “AMP-RCA” cables.

Summary of elements wanted for Option # 2a Installation:

1x 4-channel amplifier
2x 6.5″ entrance Door audio system (or 6″x9″)
2x 6.5″ rear door audio system
2x 2.5″ sprint tweeters
1x OEM-1 Interface plus two cables
1x 20′ 4-gauge energy cable with fuse (amplifier to battery)
1x Short floor cable (amplifier to chassis)
2x 20′ RCA wire pairs (From OEM-1 unit to amplifier)
6x Speaker wires, RCA on one finish (amp), naked on different finish (from amp to manufacturing unit speaker harness below rear seat)

The OEM-1 kits can be found from Tune-Town.com

Installation possibility 2b: (with out utilizing OEM-1 adaptor)

Installation of a alternative amplifier with out utilizing an OEM-1 adaptor requires tapping into each the 8 audio output and the 12 speaker wires within the Infinity harness on the current Infinity amp location and including signal level converters (as proven within the diagrams under). New wiring will also be run from the brand new amp to the audio system as some homeowners do for his or her installations, however this includes a whole lot of additional work and isn’t actually mandatory for many purposes.

Summary of elements wanted for Option # 2b Installation:

1x 4-channel amplifier
2x High to low sign stage converters
1x 20′ 4-gauge energy cable with fuse (amplifier to battery)
1x Short floor cable (amplifier to chassis)
6x Speaker wire pairs, RCA on one finish (amp), naked on different finish (from amp to manufacturing unit speaker harness below rear seat)
4x 6′ RCA wire pairs (sign converters to new amplifier)

Option # 3. Keep manufacturing unit head unit and Infinity amp, hold or exchange Infinity audio system, add subwoofer and subwoofer amplifier

 

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 3 Factory Factory or exchange audio system

Factory

Factory

OEM-1 Interface and cables for including a subwoofer amplifier

This set up is most simply achieved with the OEM-1 and two cables. The OEM-1 has built-in sign stage converters. One of the cables plugs into the OEM-1 and the manufacturing unit radio, and the opposite is a brief harness providing 4 channels of RCA output and the set off feed for the amplifier. RCA wires and one distant wire must be run from the AOEM on the head unit again to the situation of the brand new amplifier.

The new amplifier will even want an influence feed run on to the battery. The floor wire for the amp will be connected to the car physique close to the amplifier mounting location. The subwoofer is wired on to the brand new amplifier

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Helpful or required equipment:

1999-2001 head models:
OEM-1 Interface + “ADD-CHR” and “AMP-RCA” cables.

1999-2004 head models:
OEM-1 Interface + “ADD-CHR2” and “AMP-RCA” cables.

Summary of elements wanted for Option # 3 Installation:

1x OEM-1 equipment with 2 cables
1x Single channel amplifier (mono)
1x Subwoofer with enclosure
1x 20′ 4-gauge energy cable with fuse (amplifier to battery)
1x Short floor cable (amplifier to chassis)
1x Speaker wire from subwoofer to new amplifier

The OEM-1 kits can be found from Tune-Town.com

Option # 4. Keep manufacturing unit head unit, exchange Infinity amp and Infinity audio system, add new amp, add subwoofer and subwoofer amp.

 

 

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 4 Factory Replace
+ add subwoofer
Replace
+ add sub amp
Factory

One of the most effective examples of this premium improve is the JL Audio system set up that’s proven Here.

Option # 5. Replace manufacturing unit head unit, hold Infinity amp, hold or exchange Infinity audio system

 

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 5 Replace Factory or exchange audio system Factory Replace (required)

5a. Replacing the manufacturing unit head unit with a distinct or upgraded manufacturing unit head unit:

Owners of WJ’s with only a primary AM/FM radio with cassette or CD participant can simply improve to only about some other radio unit made for the Grand Cherokee’s. Installation is a 5-minute “plug and play” job. Two totally different connectors are used on the WJ’s, 1999-2001 fashions have a twin 7-pin connector whereas 2002-2004 fashions characteristic the brand new model 22-pin connector. If you might be putting in a more moderen radio in a 1999-2001 Grand Cherokee you will have the Mopar P/N 82207541AC harness adaptor equipment, Accessory # 9. This equipment consists of the antenna adaptor.

5b. Replacing the manufacturing unit head unit with the manufacturing unit RB1 Navigation radio:

The RB1 will plug proper in to any 2002-2004 WJ and match completely into the sprint with no modifications. With the harness adaptor equipment talked about above the unit will be put in simply as simply into 1999-2001 automobiles. See the RB1 installation page for detailed data on putting in the navigation radio.

5c. Replacing the manufacturing unit head unit with an aftermarket head unit:

The best answer for this improve is to make use of one of many OEM-1 adaptor kits, as seen within the picture above. The OEM-1 has built-in sign stage converters and no slicing or splicing of the manufacturing unit wires is required, making the set up of an aftermarket deck extraordinarily simple.

See Accessory # 6a for OEM-1 equipment data and cable Part #’s.
Harness wiring adaptors for the WJ

Alternatively, and cheaper, “Plug and Play” and different conversion cables are made for many manufacturers of automotive stereos. See Accessory #6b under for the cable selections for various model head models and totally different mannequin yr WJ’s. Some cable adaptors have a plug on one finish and naked wires on the opposite so that almost any model aftermarket radio may very well be used. The plug suits into the manufacturing unit radio harness and the naked wires are crimped or soldered to the brand new aftermarket decks wiring harness. A bezel trim equipment can be required for any 1-DIN measurement aftermarket stereos to suit the 1.5 DIN oval sprint opening utilized in all WJ’s.

Helpful or required equipment:

Accessory # 1. Antenna adaptors (beginning with the 2002 mannequin yr Chrysler switched to a brand new model locking antenna connector. If you might be upgrading to an aftermarket head unit you will have an adaptor. An adaptor can be required when putting in a 2002-up manufacturing unit head unit right into a 1999-2001 WJ.)

Accessory # 2 CD changer cable (for connecting manufacturing unit CD changer to manufacturing unit radio)

Accessory # 3 CD changer cable/adaptor (for connecting aftermarket CD Changer to manufacturing unit radio)

Accessory # 8. Radio bezel trim kits (required for putting in most aftermarket decks.)

Accessory # 9. Radio harness adaptor kit (for putting in a 2002-2004 manufacturing unit radio right into a 1999-2001 car. The 2002-up radios characteristic a 22-pin connector vs the twin 7-pin connectors used from 1999-2001.)

Option # 6. Replace manufacturing unit head unit, Infinity amp and Infinity audio system (hold not one of the manufacturing unit elements)

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 6 Replace Replace Replace Replace (required)

 

Option # 7. Replace manufacturing unit head unit, Infinity amp and audio system, add a subwoofer and a subwoofer amp (hold not one of the manufacturing unit elements).

Option Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
# 7 Replace Replace
+ add subwoofer
Replace
+ add sub amp
Replace (required)

 

Option # 8. Adding the Sirius Satellite Radio system

Adding the Sirius Satellite Radio system

For Sirius satellite tv for pc data and set up particulars our particular part on Sirius Satellite Radio

Option # 9. Adding auxiliary audio sources to the manufacturing unit radio (MP3 and so on.)

# 9 Adding auxiliary audio sources to the manufacturing unit radio

P.I.E. X3 Multi-source enter converter

A brand new Auxiliary Input Converter system from P.I.E. permits the person so as to add as much as three auxiliary enter sources and have them related straight between the CD changer and manufacturing unit radios. You can join MP3 transportable gamers, an XM radios, iPods or any mixture of three separate audio sources, all on the identical time AND nonetheless use the OEM or aftermarket CD Changer! The X-3 system interrupts the audio of the CD changer, switching between the three user-selectable RCA stage auxiliary audio sources, and defaults again to the CD changer if desired. The X-3 system consists of two elements, the Selector Brain Module (X-3), and the vehicle-specific T-harness. The X-3 will be put in wherever within the passenger compartment of the WJ. An optionally available 15′ extension cable is obtainable for the wired distant supply selector.

P.I.E. Auxiliary enter converter: X-3 base unit with wired distant management
Adaptor cable: 1999-2001 Models: X3-CHRY98
Adaptor cable: 2002-2004 Models: X3-CHRY02
Remote management 15′ extension cable: X3-EXT/15

NOTE: Must have a functioning OEM CD-Changer, or aftermarket CD-Changer utilizing a PIE protocol converter. An X3 car particular harness can be required.

See Auxiliary input connectors under for added converter selections

1999-2004 WJ Non-Infinity system improve choices
  Head Unit Speakers Amplifier CD changer
1 Factory Replace Factory, in-radio Factory
2 Factory Factory Add system amp Factory
3 Factory Replace Add system amp Factory
4 Factory Factory

Add sub amp Factory
5 Factory Replace + add subwoofer Add sub amp Factory
6 Factory Replace + add subwoofer Add sub amp & system amp Factory
7 Replace Factory Factory, in-radio Replace (required)
8 Replace Replace Factory, in-radio Replace (required)
9 Replace Replace Add system amp Replace (required)
10 Replace Replace + add subwoofer Add sub amp & system amp Replace (required)

WJ audio system set up equipment & adaptors

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Scosche mannequin CRA antenna adaptor. Allows hook-up of aftermarket radio with customary antenna connector to Chrysler 2002-up new model locking connector.

Scosche CRA

Scosche mannequin CRAR reverse antenna adaptor. Allows hook-up of ordinary antenna cable into 2002 and up manufacturing unit radios with the brand new model locking connector

cosche CRAR reverse antenna adaptor

2. CD changer: Cables for connecting manufacturing unit CD changers to manufacturing unit premium radios
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For automobiles that didn’t come from the manufacturing unit with a CD changer. Radio should have CD changer controls. CD changer should be 1999 or newer. A 5-meter DIN cable is included while you purchase the Mopar CD changer equipment. If you purchase a used manufacturing unit CD changer this cable is probably not included.

Also required to accommodate the CD changer is a rear console equipment, out there in Agate, Taupe, Sandstone or Slate Gray. This “equipment” is the trim housing and lid solely and doesn’t embody any changer unit mounting {hardware}. For extra data on manufacturing unit CD changers and kits, together with half numbers and specs, see OEM 10-Disc changers.

1999-2001* WJ radios, 8-pin spherical (Radio) to 8-pin sq. (CD changer) – P/N 5013661AA (additionally Mopar P/N 4883251)
(*Note: Some base 2002 fashions used the 8-pin to 8-pin connectors)

2002*-2004 WJ radios (Including RB1 Nav radio), 10-pin sq. (Radio) to 8-pin sq. (CD changer). Note: This cable will even permit operation of a manufacturing unit CD changer in a 1999-2001 WJ having a 2002 or later radio put in. – P/N 05080971AA
(*Note: Some base 2002 fashions used the 8-pin to 8-pin connectors).

Factory CD Changer mounting bracket:

Mounting holes are pre-drilled for WJ’s that didn’t come from the manufacturing unit with a CD changer. Previously, this bracket was out there solely with the CD changer bundle. As of September 2003, Mopar now provides this as a separate half, # 82204864.

Metal CD changer mounting bracket

Location of manufacturing unit holes for the bracket studs

Changer bracket mounting stud and nut

See additionally: OEM CD Changer  and  CD Changer Removal
3. CD changer: Adaptors for including aftermarket CD Changers to manufacturing unit head models
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1999-2001:
Alpine, Audiovox, Nakamichi, Panasonic, Sanyo. Connects to the 8 pin DIN connector on the radio and to the aftermarket CD changer cable. Interface for Alpine 6-disc changer CHM-S601, CHM-S611 and CHM-S620, Panasonic EUC-DP601 & EUC-DP801, Nakamichi MB-70 & MF-51, Audiovox SPS6CDS & SPS10CDS. May additionally work with some older Pioneer models. Peripheral P/N “CHYAS”.

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(Note – just for 1999-2001 fashions which have a “CD-C” radio button (not for radios with “CD” or “Mode” buttons).

Peripheral CHYAS

1999-2001:
Kenwood. Connects to the 8-pin DIN connector on the radio and to the aftermarket CD changer cable. Interface for Kenwood 6-disc changer KDC-C667 and Kenwood 10-disc changers KDC-C717 and KDC-CX89. The KDC-CX89 is MP3 succesful. Pacific Interface Electronics P/N CHRY98/PC-KNW2.

(Note – just for 1999-2001 fashions which have a “CD-C” radio button (not for radios with “CD” or “Mode” buttons)

PIE CHRY98/PC-KNW2

2002-2004:
Kenwood. Connects to the 10-pin sq. connector on the manufacturing unit Jeep radio and to the aftermarket CD changer cable. Interface for Kenwood 6-disc changer KDC-C667 and Kenwood 10-disc changers KDC-C717 and KDC-CX89. The KDC-CX89 is MP3 succesful. Pacific Interface Electronics P/N CHRY02/PC-KNW.

(Note – Radio should have CD changer controls)

PIE CHRY02/PC-KNW

4. High stage to low stage converters

Line output converters, adjustable. Converts excessive stage audio sign (manufacturing unit head unit) to RCA low stage audio sign (aftermarket energy amplifier). Two required, one for entrance channels, one for rear channels. The Scosche is obtainable from Scosche.com and the DEI will be discovered at Car Stereo Pro.com, in addition to from different audio accent sellers.

5. MP3 participant adaptors

(See additionally Auxiliary Audio Input Adaptors)
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Adaptor for hooking up exterior MP3 gamers to manufacturing unit system (1999-2004 WJ). This digital PLL tuned FM Modulator hooks as much as the radio antenna lead and has audio inputs to permit using exterior audio units resembling MP3 gamers. The PLL-1 permits you to choose from three fastened frequencies to transmit on, 88.3, 88.7 and 89.1Mhz.

Note: 2002 and up WJ fashions require two particular antenna adaptors.

Sound high quality points: Some customers have reported various levels of sound high quality utilizing this unit, from good to poor. It is really useful that in the event you resolve to buy certainly one of these models that you simply purchase it from a vendor who has or will supply an unrestricted return possibility.

6. Radio: Replacing or including an aftermarket head unit

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Option 6a – OEM-1 Interface

The OEM-1 interface adaptor equipment is used when changing or including an aftermarket head models resembling Kenwood, Panasonic, Alpine, Pioneer, and so on. to the Infinity manufacturing unit sound system. The OEM-1 has an 18 pin connector on one finish and a 16 pin connector on the opposite. Once the 2 cables are chosen for the actual set up, simply plug them into the OEM-1, plug them into the manufacturing unit radio harness after which plug into the aftermarket stereo that’s being put in. No wire connections to the manufacturing unit harness or ccnnectors are required. The manufacturing unit cables are usually not minimize or eliminated – they’re used.

The mannequin OEM-1 is a 4 channel gadget that offers you 2:1 achieve in addition to infinite attenuation. This permits sign adjustment to the proper stage between the manufacturing unit system and what’s being added or modified. All 4 channels are individually adjusted for correct sound ranges. Each channel utterly isolates the aftermarket tools from the manufacturing unit system to present 100% compatibility in each set up. Correct phasing is maintained. Signal floor can be remoted to keep away from floor loops.

Using the OEM-1 interface so as to add an aftermarket head unit requires the OEM-1 unit plus one “A” cable and one “B” cable:

Cable: “A”

ALP-16 Alpine AUD-14 Audiovox BLA-16 Blaupunkt CLA-16 Clarion
ELC-16 Eclipse JVC-16 JVC Ken-16 Kenwood Pan-16 Panasonic
PIO-12 Pioneer PIO-14 Pioneer PIO-16 Pioneer San-12 Sanyo
SON-16 Sony RAD-RCA Universal
(RCA connectors)

 

Cable: “B”

AMP-CHR (1999-2001 WJ’s) AMP-CHR02 (2002-2004 WJ’s)

 

The OEM-1 kits can be found from Tune-Town.com
Option 6b – Wiring harness adaptors

1999-2001:
Aftermarket head unit to manufacturing unit harness connector. Direct plug-in to manufacturing unit harness plug on one finish, naked wires on the opposite. Allows you to take away the manufacturing unit radio and set up an aftermarket head unit with out slicing any manufacturing unit wiring.
Scosche P/N CR-01 or Metra P/N 70-1817

Scosche CR-01 (Male)

1999-2001:
Replacing the unique wire harness that plugs into the manufacturing unit radio. Scosche additionally makes a reverse adaptor of the CR-01, mannequin CR-01R. This harness plugs straight in to the again of 1999-2001 manufacturing unit head models and has naked wires on the opposite finish to splice into the car radio harness wiring. This could be helpful in instances the place the manufacturing unit wiring close to the radio has been broken or the connector has been minimize off. Scosche CR-01R

1999-2001:
“Connector-to-connector” wiring harness. Aftermarket head unit 16-pin connector to manufacturing unit harness, “Plug and Play”. This permits the direct plug-in from aftermarket radios utilizing the common 16-pin plug connector, to the manufacturing unit radio harness connector. No slicing or splicing of manufacturing unit wiring is required. Manufactured by Scosche.

Scosche Plug and Play adaptors

Chrysler to Alpine – SMCR01ALP16
Chrysler to Clarion – SMCR01CLR16
Chrysler to Eclipse – SMCR01ECL16
Chrysler to Panasonic – SMCR01PAN16
Chrysler to Pioneer – SMCR01PIO16
Chrysler to Sony – SMCR01SON16

2002-2004:
Aftermarket head unit to manufacturing unit harness connector. Direct plug-in to manufacturing unit wiring harness on one finish, naked wires on the opposite to hook as much as aftermarket deck wiring. You will even want an
antenna adaptor to transform from the brand new (and distinctive) model to the usual plug-in on the aftermarket unit. Scosche CR02 (Male)

Scosche CR02 (Male)

2002-2004:
Replacing the unique wire harness that plugs into the manufacturing unit radio. Scosche additionally makes a reverse adaptor of the CR-02, mannequin CR-02R. This harness plugs straight in to the again of 2002-2004 manufacturing unit head models and has naked wires on the opposite finish to splice into the car radio harness wiring. This could be helpful in instances the place the manufacturing unit wiring close to the radio has been broken or the connector has been minimize off. Scosche CR02R (Female).

Scosche CR02R (Female)

7. Radio: Auxiliary Audio Input adaptors for manufacturing unit Head Units (for hooking up MP3 and iPOD gamers and so on.)
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7a. For methods with a manufacturing unit or aftermarket CD changer:

P.I.E. Multi-source auxiliary enter converter. The new PIE X-3 Auxiliary Input Converter system permits the person so as to add as much as three auxiliary enter sources and have them related straight between the CD changer and manufacturing unit radio. You can join your MP3 transportable participant, an XM radio, an iPod, or any mixture of three separate audio sources, all on the identical time AND nonetheless use your OEM or aftermarket CD Changer! The X-3 system interrupts the audio of the CD changer, switching between the three user-selectable RCA stage auxiliary audio sources, and defaults again to the CD changer if desired. The X-3 system consists of two elements, the Selector Brain Module or X-3, and the vehicle-specific T-harness offered individually.

NOTE: Must have a functioning OEM CD-Changer, or aftermarket CD-Changer utilizing a PIE protocol converter. An X3 car particular harness can be required

P.I.E. X3 Multi-source enter converter (MSRP $89.95)

Adaptor cable for 1999-2001 Grand Cherokee: X3-CHRY98 (MSRP: $39.95)
Adaptor cable for 2002-2004 Grand Cherokee: X3-CHRY02 (MSRP: $39.95)
Remote management 15′ extension cable: X3-EXT/15 (MSRP: $29.95)

Available from PIE retailers

Soundgate AUXCHRY auxillary single enter converter. The Soundgate AUXCHRY converts the CD Changer port of your OEM manufacturing unit radio into an auxiliary enter. With this converter put in, now you can join any gadget that has RCA outputs on to your automotive or truck radio with out utilizing an FM modulator. The AUXCHRY makes use of refined microprocessor management, ultra-relable surface-mount development and superior software program design to flawlessly match the exterior audio supply to the manufacturing unit audio system. This interface, together with both the Soundgate CRCBLDIN or CRCBLSQ Interface cable (bought individually) supplies a splice-free, direct plug-in to your manufacturing unit radio (see cable descriptions under for particular utility particulars).

Soundgate AUXCHRY auxillary single enter converter (MSRP $99.95)

Adaptor cable for 99-01 Grand Cherokee: CRCBLDIN (MSRP $21.95)
Adaptor cable for 02-04 Grand Cherokee: CRCBLSQ (MSRP $21.95)

Available from PIE retailers

Soundgate SDS1 Docking Station Multiple Auxillary Input Converter. The Soundgate SDS1 permits you to add not one, however two audio sources on to the CD Changer knowledge port of just about any manufacturing unit or aftermarket radio, and you’ll nonetheless hold your manufacturing unit CD Changer related! The SDS1 is able to working with most manufacturing unit or aftermarket radios with CD changer controls. A easy momentary change with LED indicator, which mounts within the passenger compartment, will permit you to change between CD Changer, Aux Input “A” and Aux Input “B” merely and simply. Each SDS1 requires a vehicle-specific cable, offered individually, with a purpose to adapt to your specific car. The cable connects on the radio.

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IMPORTANT: The car should have a direct-connect CD changer put in and repeatedly operating for the docking station to work.

Adaptor cable for 99-01 Grand Cherokee: DOCKCHRY1U (MSRP $89.95)
Adaptor cable for 02-04 Grand Cherokee: DOCKCHRY2S (MSRP $89.95)

Available from PIE retailers

7b. For methods with out a CD changer (requires radio with CD changer jack):

The Auxiliary Input Converters convert the CD Changer port of your OEM manufacturing unit radio into an auxiliary enter. With this converter put in, you may join any gadget that has RCA outputs on to your radio with out utilizing an FM modulator. For plugging in MP3 gamers and different audio units. PIE has 3 totally different fashions out there for the WJ Grand Cherokee, as proven under. These adaptors can’t be used if a manufacturing unit CD changer is plugged in to the radio, as they make the most of the identical jack.

Available from PIE retailers.

7b1. 1999-2000 (for Radios with “Disc” or “Mode” buttons):

7b1. CHRY-AUX

Single-source auxiliary enter converter. Plugs into the 8-pin CD changer DIN connector on the again of the manufacturing unit premium radio, permitting Left and Right channel audio indicators to be enter into manufacturing unit head unit. PIE CHRY-AUX hookup diagram.

7b2. CHRY98-AUX

Note: For Radios with 5-preset radio with 5-band EQ, “DISC^” and “DISCv” on preset 1 & 5, and “MODE” button; OR Radios with 6-preset radio with Bass and Treble slider controls, “DIRECT DISC SELECT 1-6” printed above radio presets, and “MODE/EJECT” button.)

7b2. 1999-2001 (for Radios with a “CD-C” button):
Single-source auxiliary enter converter. Plugs into the 8-pin CD changer DIN connector on the again of the manufacturing unit premium radio, permitting Left and Right channel audio indicators to be enter into manufacturing unit head unit. PIE CHRY98-AUX hookup diagram

7b3. CHRY02-AUX

7b3. 2002-2004 (all fashions with CD changer controls besides RB1 Navigation radio):
Single-source auxiliary enter converter. Plugs into the 10-pin CD changer connector on the again of the manufacturing unit premium radio, permitting Left and Right channel audio indicators to be enter into manufacturing unit head unit. PIE CHRY02-AUX hookup diagram.

7c. iPOD interfaces:

7c1. 1999-2001 fashions

P.I.E. mannequin CHRY98/PC-POD. The solely iPODŽ interface that permits DIRECT PLAYLIST ACCESS, in addition to monitor up/down, fast-forward, rewind, and shuffle features to be managed out of your manufacturing unit radio.

This interface additionally permits ‘quick monitor’ which is a speedy monitor up / down operate, and ‘financial institution choose’ which is able to permit you to choose banks of 99 songs, for extra speedy navigation by your iPod music assortment. This gadget will even cost your iPOD whereas it’s related to your car.

With this single interface, you may take heed to, cost, and management your Apple iPod (3G, 4G, and Mini) by the CD changer controls of your OEM radio. Simply plug the i-Pod into the offered dock cable, stow your iPod out of sight, and luxuriate in your iPod music library. Control of the I-Pod interface is now achieved by the CD changer/steering wheel controls of your OEM radio eliminating the necessity to fumble with the iPod whereas driving. Simply configure your favourite iPod music into 6 or 10 identifiable playlists (variety of playlists depends upon the OEM radio). You can then choose these playlists utilizing the disc choose features of your OEM radio. Each playlist is seen as a disc to the OEM radio and has the capability to carry as much as 9,999 songs!

  • Compatible with all automobiles which have a “rounded face” radio and have a “CD-C” button. Installs straight into the CD changer knowledge port within the rear of the manufacturing unit radio.
  • If you’ve got a manufacturing unit put in CD changer, it should must be disconnected with a purpose to use the CHRY98/PC-POD.
  • IMPORTANT: the controls on the iPOD are disabled when the iPOD is related to the P.I.E. iPOD interface

c1. CHRY98/PC-POD

7c2. 2002-2004 fashions (appropriate with RB1 navigation radio)

P.I.E. mannequin CHRY02/PC-POD. The solely iPODŽ interface that permits DIRECT PLAYLIST ACCESS, in addition to monitor up/down, fast-forward, rewind, and shuffle features to be managed out of your manufacturing unit radio.

This interface additionally permits ‘quick monitor’ which is a speedy monitor up / down operate, and ‘financial institution choose’ which is able to permit you to choose banks of 99 songs, for extra speedy navigation by your iPod music assortment. This gadget will even cost your iPOD whereas it’s related to your car.

With this single interface, you may take heed to, cost, and management your Apple iPod (3G, 4G, and Mini) by the CD changer controls of your OEM radio. Simply plug the i-Pod into the offered dock cable, stow your iPod out of sight, and luxuriate in your iPod music library. Control of the I-Pod interface is now achieved by the CD changer/steering wheel controls of your OEM radio eliminating the necessity to fumble with the iPod whereas driving. Simply configure your favourite iPod music into 6 or 10 identifiable playlists (variety of playlists depends upon the OEM radio). You can then choose these playlists utilizing the disc choose features of your OEM radio. Each playlist is seen as a disc to the OEM radio and has the capability to carry as much as 9,999 songs!

  • The CHRY02/PC-POD is NOT appropriate with the RB4 manufacturing unit navigation radio
  • The CHRY02/PC-POD IS appropriate with the RB1 manufacturing unit navigation radio
  • The CHRY02/PC-POD is NOT appropriate with the in-dash 6-disc Radio (RBQ)
  • Compatible with all automobiles which have the brand new, 10-pin sq. connector on the headunit and be a CD changer controlling radio.
  • IMPORTANT: the controls on the iPOD are disabled when the iPOD is related to the P.I.E. iPOD interface

8. Radio: Bezel trim kits

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Aftermarket radio trim kits (1999-2004 WJ). Adaptor and brackets to suit aftermarket radio into WJ manufacturing unit radio opening.

Metra P/N 99-6504 Metra P/N 99-6503 Nakamichi CD45Z in a WJ Scosche P/N CR1277

 

9. Radio: Harness adaptor for putting in a 2002-2004 radio right into a 1999-2001 car

Factory head unit from 2002-2004 put in into earlier 1999-2001 fashions. This wiring harness adapter is required when putting in a manufacturing unit radio geared up with the newer 22-way connector right into a car geared up with the older model 7-way connectors. For the 2002 mannequin yr, Chrysler modified most of their radios over to a brand new 22-pin connector set-up. Some base WJ fashions for 2002 nonetheless featured the older model 7-pin connector. The harness equipment from Mopar additionally consists of an antenna adaptor to transform the brand new model antenna plug within the radio to the usual car antenna cable utilized in 1999-2001 fashions. Mopar P/N 82207541AC.

This adaptor harness was designed to permit 2002 radios with the 22-way connector to slot in identical mannequin yr automobiles with the 7-way connectors. Mopar doesn’t advocate putting in 2002-up radios in 1999-2001 WJ’s if you’re maintaining the manufacturing unit audio system and amp system. Due to preprogrammed audio equalization ranges which are within the car’s physique controller, if a sign from the radio shouldn’t be acknowledged by the physique controller, the unit will default to a flat curve. Combined with varied ranges of audio system used from mannequin yr to mannequin yr, the sound high quality of the audio could also be diminished. However, some 1999 and 2000 WJ homeowners have put in the newer radios (and RB1 Navigation unit) and reported constructive outcomes with the manufacturing unit sound system.

Note: If the radio has CD changer controls, a particular 10-pin to 8-pin cable will be bought to permit using a manufacturing unit changer.

10. Speakers: Aftermarket audio system to manufacturing unit speaker harness

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Adaptor to connects aftermarket audio system to manufacturing unit harness (1999-2004 WJ). Allows manufacturing unit wiring to stay intact with no slicing or splicing. Autotoys.com P/N “SC 4500 SPEAKER”. Note- we nonetheless must confirm this half as working with all fashions.

11. Speakers: Mounting templates

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Templates for mounting 6.5″ spherical audio system into 6×9 manufacturing unit entrance door openings (1999-2004 WJ). Several firms promote generic adaptor plates for becoming 6.5 inch audio system right into a 6×9 openings. If you might be planning to put in a part set of audio system, a few of these adaptors don’t present room for the separate tweeter and customized plates should be minimize. Scosche now makes an injection molded adaptor that may permit for each the 6.5″ speaker and a part tweeter – P/N 142 SA69. They additionally make one for the rear 6.5″ audio system – P/N 142 SAC656. Even although aftermarket audio system will match straight into the rear door holes, utilizing the adaptor is simpler and likewise a greater match for mounting the speaker. See Front door speaker installation and Rear door speaker installation.

 

Scosche SAC 656 Adaptors Scosche SA69 Adaptors

12. Steering wheel management adaptors

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Adaptors to permit use of manufacturing unit steering wheel controls with aftermarket head models (1999-2004 WJ).

Pacific Accessory Corp. (PAC) mannequin SWI-X
The SWI-X will interface virtually all infrared head models with virtually all automobiles with steering wheel or rear seat controls. It converts the indicators generated by the manufacturing unit distant location controls into infrared indicators. Step by step programming with LED affirmation, micro sized infrared LED for an unobtrusive set up, fail secure reminiscence won’t lose programming.

See PAC Corporation SWI-X for extra data

PAC mannequin SWI-X
Peripheral mannequin PESWIX
The Peripheral PESWIX is a infrared studying distant which might just about study all aftermarket radios wi-fi IR distant indicators. The PESWIX converts the indicators generated by the manufacturing unit distant location controls into infrared indicators.
Simple 3 wire hook-up, Step-by-step programming with LED affirmation, Non-volatile reminiscence won’t lose programming even when energy is disconnected, LED emitter eye will be mounted as much as 10ft. away (inside line of sight) from receiving unit.

Peripheral mannequin PESWIX

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