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Video: Upgrading Your Factory Stereo, part 3
by Robert Ferency-Viars, Ken Nail

You don't need to feel like you're stuck with the few features that happen to be built into your factory stereo. In this short video, Crutchfield experts explain how

I put in a dock-and-play satellite radio recently, connecting it to my head unit through its aux input. With channel guide in hand, I began flipping stations in earnest, ready to program in my...

Car stereo installation guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

This installation guide shows you how to remove your old car stereo and install and wire a new in-dash receiver in your car.

Introduction to car stereo
by Robert Ferency-Viars

A car stereo is the centerpiece of any car audio system. This introduction makes it easier to find the right aftermarket receiver for your car or truck.

CD receivers buying guide
by Robert Ferency-Viars

With so many CD receivers to choose from, how do you pick the right one? This article will help you narrow your choices and find the right stereo for your car or truck.

Car Stereo FAQ
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Crutchfield's car audio experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about buying and installing car stereo equipment.

Car Stereo Glossary
by Crutchfield Writing Team

The automotive audio terms you'll need to know when you're shopping for aftermarket CD players, nav receivers, or digital media receivers for your car or truck.

How to install a car stereo
by J.R. Stoffel

Watch this video for a step-by-step overview of a basic car stereo installation. The actual steps involved vary from car to car, but this is a good example.

Brent P, who works in Crutchfield's IT department, was able to improve his 2007 Saab 9-3's sound and functionality without installing a new receiver.