European Antenna Adapter

Works with select 2007-up European vehicles (Motorola male to OEM antenna female)

Item #: 12040EU56

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This antenna adapter lets you connect an aftermarket receiver to the factory antenna cable in select 2007-08 Audi, 2008-up Mercedes-Benz, and 2009-up Volkswagen vehicles. The adapter has an OEM female plug on one end and a Motorola male plug on the other. Warranty: 60 days.

Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts — please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so, then check here for a list of parts. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

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  • Automobile antenna adapter with male Motorola connector/turn-on lead on one end and a European dual Fakra antenna connector on other end

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Did the trick

Written By Paul, New Hampshire on Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Not much can be said about this product other than it works as expected.

Pros: Nicely made and works as it should.

Cons: Not a single one.

Antenna Adapter

Written By Joe, Bantam, ct on Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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Be careful to get the correct adapter. There are two types used in VW Jetta Sport wagon. Tell customer service representative what type of antenna you have (short roof or long antenna) so you get the right one!

Pros: Good reception. Easy to install

Cons: Have 50/50 chance of getting the correct adapter since VW uses both types. Depends on antenna type!

European Antenna Adapter

Written By dave, hudson, wi on Monday, January 13, 2014

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This is the second adapter that Crutchfield sent me and it still didn't fit my car. I had to cut the plug in half because my car had 2 single plugs instead of the dual plug shown in picture

Pros: it works and reception is great

Cons: didn't really fit my car

OEM adaptation!

Written By JC, Fairport, NY on Friday, December 27, 2013

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Works great, no downgraded radio reception

Pros: Not bulky at all, will fit behind your aftermarket radio with no problems.

Cons: None

European Antenna Adapter

Written By Wade, Reno, NV on Friday, September 13, 2013

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Needed this product to install an aftermarket Alpine unit in a 2013 Volkswagen Golf. Crutchfield is your one stop shopping page !

Pros: Item worked exactly as stated. Instructions were clear, easy to install

Cons: As noted by others, the reception is not as good as the OEM

Works, but no wiring information.

Written By Dave k>, MI on Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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Certainly worked as advertised, but didn't come with any wiring information. It only has one wire coming off it, but I wasn't sure if that wire was a simple "AM Antenna", or if I should run power to it. Turns out you need to run power to it.

Pros: Easy install.

Cons: No wiring information provided.

Not as good as OEM

Written By SamW, Sugar Land, TX on Wednesday, July 03, 2013

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While this adapter was easy to install and does work, I have noticed a noticeable decrease in my reception clarity.

Pros: Easy to install and does work

Cons: Receptions does not seem to be as good as OEM

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Written By J, Clifton nj on Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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This antenna was very easy to install. No splicing wires just plug and play

Cons: The only thing I can say negative is that some of my radio stations I get some static but I hardly listen to the turner radio anyway

European Antenna Adapter

Written By Anonymous, VA on Friday, July 20, 2012

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I received this free with my purchase of a Pioneer receiver and i now have better reception than with my stock radio.

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