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1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Upgrading the stereo system in your Cherokee
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

In brief: This Crutchfield Research Garage article gives you an overview of your Cherokee's stock stereo system and your aftermarket upgrade options. Use our vehicle selector to find the gear that will fit your Jeep. 

Overview of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

In 1999, the Jeep Grand Cherokee underwent a complete makeover. And when we say complete, we mean it. The new and improved Grand Cherokee only used 127 parts from the previous design. The new vehicle was slightly larger overall and had a new interior layout, but it retained that classic Cherokee look and style.

The new Grand Cherokee was offered in two versions, the standard Laredo, and the Limited, which had an upgraded trim and accessory package. Both of the new versions became quite popular on two fronts: Some owners wanted them for use as a recreational vehicle, while others saw the new Grand Cherokee as a family truckster. With this one vehicle, Jeep picked up significant speed in the market, and as time has shown, the new Grand Cherokee was here to stay.

Grand Cherokee factory radio

The Grand Cherokee's factory radio (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Factory stereo system

The Grand Cherokee was available with two different stereo packages. The base system was an AM/FM/cassette player and six speakers (front and rear doors, and dash tweeters). The upgraded system featured a stereo with cassette and CD playback and an optional 10-disc CD changer in the rear of the vehicle, plus a 6-speaker Infinity sound system with an external amplifier. Beginning in 2004, the Grand Cherokee was offered with a navigation system option, regardless of the stereo package.

Jeep Grand Cherokee dash kit

The mounting kit for a new radio (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Replacing your factory radio

Replacing the stereo in your Grand Cherokee is a pretty simple process. Unfortunately, double-DIN (4" tall) stereos won't fit in your Jeep without modification, but you can choose nearly any single-DIN (2" tall) receiver, thanks to a dash that's almost seven inches deep.

You'll need a mounting kit to fill out the space around the new stereo and a wiring harness to connect the new stereo's wires to your Jeep's wiring. In 2002 and up models, you also need an adapter for the FM antenna cable. All of these are available at a discount with all stereos purchased from Crutchfield, plus you'll also get our free, step-by-step MasterSheet™ installation instructions.

The available wiring harness also works with the Infinity audio system, and if you have that upgrade, a new stereo will make it sound even better. If you have the factory navigation system, it will no longer work if you replace the factory stereo. So, if you like the factory nav system, you might want to keep the factory stereo and focus on upgrading the audio side of your stereo system (speakers, subwoofer, and amps) instead.

Detailed stereo and speaker removal instructions

MasterSheet image
With step-by-step disassembly instructions and plenty of up-close, detailed photos, our exclusive Crutchfield MasterSheet™ takes the guesswork out of removing the factory stereo and speakers. It's free with your Crutchfield order, or you can purchase one separately for just $9.99.

As we mentioned above, removing the receiver is simple. Use a panel tool to pry around the edges of the stereo trim panel and release four retaining clips. Next, remove the four Phillips screws securing the radio to the dash. Pull out the stereo and disconnect the wiring harness and antenna cable. That's all there is to it.

Install the new stereo by securing the mounting kit and metal sleeve for your new stereo in the dash. Hold the new stereo near the dash opening and plug in the wiring harness and antenna cable. Slide the stereo into place and replace the dash trim panel.

Tools needed: Phillips screwdriver, small flat blade screwdriver

Parking light note: Many Grand Cherokees with factory keyless entry have a security feature that causes the parking lights to flash after the battery is reconnected. There are two possible ways to stop the parking lights from flashing. If you have the keyless entry remote, press "unlock" to disarm the system. If you don't have the remote, you can disarm it with the key. Put the key into the driver's door and turn it to lock, then unlock the door. This will disarm the system and make the lights stop flashing.

Steering wheel audio controls

It's relatively easy to retain your Jeep's steering wheel audio controls when you install a new stereo. When you enter your vehicle information, our database will choose the adapter you need to make your factory steering wheel controls work with your new receiver.

Shop for car stereos that fit your Jeep Grand Cherokee

Replacing your factory speakers

The Grand Cherokee's factory speakers aren't hard to replace, but the Infinity system offers a slightly different challenge.

Jeep Grand Cherokee front door

The front door of the Grand Cherokee (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Front door speakers

The factory front door speakers measure 6"x9". That's a common size, but the small cut-out size in the door means that few aftermarket 6x9's will fit. Instead, plan on getting 6-1/2" or 5-1/4" speakers for this location. You'll have a lot of options in either size and Crutchfield offers mounting brackets and wiring harnesses at a deep discount with your speaker purchase.

In Grand Cherokees equipped with the Infinity system, these door speakers only receive bass frequencies. All of the mid and high frequencies go to the dash speakers. You can still install regular coaxial speakers, but they'll only play bass. Your best bet is to buy a set of component speakers to replace the stock speakers in the front doors and dash. The only workaround is to install a new receiver and run new speaker wires from the receiver to the door speaker locations.

To get to the factory speakers, you'll have to take off the door panels. Start by removing a Phillips screw located behind a screw cover in the upper "sail" area of the door panel and another in the door pull cup. Then remove a T20 Torx screw from behind the door release handle. Next, use a panel tool to pry around the side and bottom edges of the door panel to release twelve retaining clips.

Pull the panel away from the door and disconnect the wiring harnesses. You also need to unclip the door release linkage rod and the door lock. With the panel out of the way, all you need to do is remove the four Phillips screws holding the speaker in place, pull it out of the door, and disconnect the wiring harness.

Attach the new speaker to the mounting bracket, connect the wiring harness to the speaker, then plug it into the Jeep's wiring connector. Secure the new speaker assembly to the door with the Phillips screws. Test the speaker, then reassemble the door panel.

Tools needed: Phillips screwdriver, small flat blade screwdriver, panel tool, T20 Torx driver

Jeep Grand Cherokee dash speaker

The dash speakers can be found at the base of the windshield. (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Dash speakers

The dash speakers are 2-1/2" diameter tweeters. Since this is an odd size and there isn't a lot of space to work with, your best option for replacement is to install aftermarket tweeters. As we mentioned above, if you have the Infinity speaker system, adding a component speaker system to your Grand Cherokee is an especially good idea.

You'll need to fashion some mechanism to hold the tweeters in place. We carry a universal backstrap that can be used to fabricate a bracket, but yuou can also use hot glue or silicone. There aren't any wiring harnesses available for this location, so you'll have to use Posi-Products speaker connectors on the new tweeters.

Jeep Grand Cherokee dash speaker removal

Removing the dash speaker (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Your first step is to remove the dash trim panel. It's a single panel that runs the full width of the dash, next to the windshield. Pry it up all along its length, then lift it up and out. Once the four retaining clips are released, you can work the panel out by gently bowing it up in the center. Next, use a right-angle screwdriver to remove the two Phillips screws securing each speaker.

Tools needed: Right-angle Phillips screwdriver, panel tool

Rear door speakers

The rear speakers are 6-3/4" speakers, but because the door panel sits so close to the speaker, it's almost impossible to find a 6-3/4" or 6-1/2" speaker that will fit there. That means 5-1/4" speakers are the way to go, and there are plenty that'll fit. Mounting brackets and wiring harnesses are available, and included free when you purchase your speakers from Crutchfield. Removing the door panel is nearly identical to the process for the front doors.

Tools needed: Phillips screwdriver, panel tool, T20 Torx driver

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Bass in your Grand Cherokee

There's plenty of space for bass. (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Bass in your Jeep Grand Cherokee

If there's one area where the Grand Cherokee is lacking, it's bass. Even in the Infinity system, those 6x9s in the front doors can only do so much. Bass is important, because it gives your music a more full-bodied, layered sound. And to get good bass, you have to have a subwoofer.

There's plenty of space available in the back of your Grand Cherokee, so you're ahead of the game in that regard. Just decide how much bass you want and how much space you can devote to a subwoofer box.

A box with a single 8" sub won't take up a lot of room, but if you're a real bass hound, you're probably already dreaming about putting two 12's in the back. On the other hand, if you need to keep that cargo space available, consider a powered subwoofer. They can give you big bass with a smaller footprint.

Shop for vehicle-specific subwoofers for your Jeep Grand Cherokee

Other options for your Jeep Grand Cherokee

There are lots of ways to improve your Grand Cherokee's sound and functionality. Here are a couple of suggestions:

iPod adapters

If you want to keep the factory stereo, perhaps because you like the navigation system, you can still add modern features like iPod®/iPhone® control, an auxiliary input, or Bluetooth® connectivity. Just look up your Jeep in our Outfit My Car tool, and check out the "Car Stereo Add-ons" category to find the options that are available for your Grand Cherokee.

Security systems

Installing a security system in your Jeep Grand Cherokee isn't your typical DIY project. Our Crutchfield Advisors can help figure out what you need to get the job done, but we usually recommend taking your car and new gear to a professional installer.

Shop for car security systems for your Jeep Grand Cherokee

A note on system building

Here's a system-building tip that we often recommend for people who are building their audio system one piece at a time. Replace your speakers and stereo, as usual. Then, when you're ready to add amps and subwoofers to your system, get a 4-channel amp to run your front speakers and a single sub (and keep using the receiver to power the rear speakers).

Later, buy a bigger amp for your subwoofer, and use those rear channels on your first amp to start powering your rear speakers.

Finally, you can add a second subwoofer if you want, or an outboard crossover to fine tune the system. Doing this lets you expand the system in stages without spending money on a bunch of extra gear.

Find the audio gear that fits your car or truck

Visit our Outfit My Car page and enter your vehicle information to see stereos, speakers, subs, and other audio accessories that will work in your vehicle.

  • Greg from Freso

    Posted on 4/19/2020

    I'm having a hard time with the wires in the dash why are there two different plugs and wires and extra wires please let me know what wires are for what

    Jon Paul from Crutchfield

    on 4/20/2020

    Greg, If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.
  • tony from Wellingborough

    Posted on 3/11/2020

    hi there i have a problem with my stereo. i have a 2001 jeep grand cherokee limited and i have out in a new stereo and it works fine UNTIL i turn on my headlights, i have rechecked the wiring and all seems ok . i just can't get my head around it the stereo is working fine just no sound. i hope you guys can offer a solution . many thanks tony

    Jon Paul from Crutchfield

    on 3/11/2020

    Tony, Our experts suggest checking the wiring again, because something's obviously up with the illumination connection. It might be tied into a speaker wire or shorting against one. That would send the radio into protect mode and shut down the internal amp IC chip, which means no sound for you. If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.
  • Mike from Phila

    Posted on 1/26/2020

    I replaced my head unit 04 grand Cherokee with the 10 disk changer in the trunk and I have power to the head unit but no sound at the speakers, do I have to do anything with the secondary wiring harness coming out of the dash, I only have the main harness hookup.

    Jon Paul from Crutchfield

    on 1/27/2020

    Mike, If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.
  • Marcus N from Marysville, CA

    Posted on 1/27/2019

    Hi there, I have a 2004 WJ Grand Cherokee Limited with the 4.7 liter engine and infinity system with external amplifier. If I were to upgrade to a Bluetooth head unit would I have to bypass the oem inifinity amplifier, or are there available connections to keep utilizing it? It seems like such a waste to bypass a perfectly working amplifier. I do need the Bluetooth capability though. I see a lot of people bypassing the amp and replacing but I don't want to exceed any amperage the alternator can handle. I hope I was able to communicate that question clearly. Any advice going forward is appreciated. Thank you! Marcus

    Jon Paul from Crutchfield

    on 1/27/2019

    Marcus, The question is very clear, and thanks for asking. But with questions like that, it's always better to have an actual conversation with a real live human. Give us a call and talk to one of our advisors. We can help you choose the right gear and give you the right advice on how to install it. Good luck with the upgrade, and when you're done, visit our Custom Car Showroom and tell us more about your Jeep!
  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 1/22/2018

    Jeramie, According to our resident amp expert, it's best to have an inch or two of clearance for the amp. If it's not getting enough air, you'll notice it in the amp's performance. You'll probably be fine, but if you bought your amp from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free troubleshooting help. If you purchased the amp elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.

  • Jeramie from Boise

    Posted on 1/21/2018

    I have a 2002 jeep grand Cherokee. I have completely taken out the infinity system. I have a pioneer DEH-x8800 HU, C2 JL components (to be upgraded) Infinity reference coaxles in rears (to be upgraded) JL 12 W3v3-2 Sub.Was using a kenwood xr900-5. Have a JL XD1000/5v2 Comeing to take it's place I/m sure it will fit under the back seat (wanting to keep it as stealth as possible) Now the factory amp was fine under the back seat. Will the new JL Audio amp be fine under there, will there not be enough air for it? I believe I can get to fit but it will be tight. I've only seen one grand Cherokee in one my groups online with the amps under the back seat, but I don't remember what brand they were. All I've gotten in response is they need air. Back to my question will it have enough air?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/11/2017

    Jameson, Not exactly, but we do have some receivers with removable faceplates. When you enter your vehicle's info into our Outfit My Car tool, you'll see which stereos fit your car, plus the correct wiring harness. If you have any questions, our advisors are available via phone or chat.

  • Jameson from Forest Hill, MD

    Posted on 12/11/2017

    Hello! Do you have anything similar to the old LX1 JVC El Kameleon that will work in an '04 Grand Cherokee? Thanks!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 9/27/2017

    Marcos, Sounds like it's worth a conversation with one of our experts. If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.

  • Marcos from Round Rock

    Posted on 9/26/2017

    Hi there I have a 1999 jeep grand cherokee laredo with infinity system, I just bought a set of alpine spr 60 c for the back door speakers and I'm planning on buying polk mm6502 for the front speakers plus I have two pioneer gmd9605 amps I was wondering if bridging the two channels would the polk mm6502 handle the 150 rms and will need to replace my speaker wire for the tweeters front and back speakers since im going to replace the infinity amp?I was also wondering if I can run all 4 tweeters with the component speakers?(ps sorry i asked for so much info)

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 9/20/2017

    Bill, You raise some good points, especially about doing the math! Any "massive" stereo system working at high volume is definitely going to put a strain on the stock alternator. Those systems are a different deal, though. All automobile electrical charging systems are built for added accessories (like the lights on a trailer, for example), so the stock alternator can handle the extra load of an average aftermarket stereo system with amps and a sub. Anyone planning to build a big-time stereo system should give us a call and talk to a Crutchfield advisor. We can help you decide if you need capacitors, distribution blocks, or other gear to go with your amps.

  • Bill from Pittsburgh

    Posted on 9/18/2017

    Before one begins a massive audio upgrade one needs to check the amperage capability of their alternator. Adding a 150 w amp + a 150w powered subwoofer will increase the current draw by approximately 25 amps. Most jeeps came with 130A alternator which promptly turned to smoke when the new audio unit was turned on with all the other normal load of a jeep. Some jeeps had the 160A alternator. This is a serious issue because not only can the alternator burn out, but the voltage regulator is in the PCM (ECM) which could also burn out. Your nice, new $600 audio upgrade can cause $300-$800 in electrical system repairs. Do the math before you upgrade.

  • Jake rice from Marion

    Posted on 8/31/2017

    I have a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. I have 2 pioneer speakers in boxes and I was wondering if there was a way to pull the wiring from the back doors out so I didn't have to wire it to the radio.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 6/22/2017

    Tony, Those 3-1/2" speakers won't fit, but when you enter your vehicle's info into our Outfit My Car tool, you can find speakers that will. If you have any questions, our advisors are available via phone or chat.

  • tony from 39520

    Posted on 6/22/2017

    Does 3.5 tweeters fit in 03 jgcl? I know it's listed as 2.75.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 2/1/2017

    Tony, Bypassing or replacing the factory amp is do-able, and you can add a crossover with speaker-level inputs. If you purchase the 4-channel amp and crossover from Crutchfield, our tech guys can help you identify the wires on the input side of the OEM amp and the output wires to the speakers. And, of course, if you install an amp that's more than 75 watts RMS per channel, you really should run new speaker wire to the speakers, for both safety and better sound.

  • tony from 39520

    Posted on 1/31/2017

    03 jgcl with amp package I've already replaced hu, all speakers,added a 2 15s and amp. My question is can I splice wires from factory amp to install a 4 channel amp....and add a crossover? Also can I install 5x7 in the rear doors with some bracket or something.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/27/2016

    Nick, That's an interesting idea. Give us a call and talk to one of our experts to make sure you have the appropriate gear.

  • Nick

    Posted on 12/23/2016

    If I'm changing out my stereo for my 2004 grand Cherokee with that from a 2005, do I just need the Metra 99-6503 kit to make it fit? Will I need to order a wiring harness?

  • Philip Bruchman from Cary

    Posted on 12/17/2016

    You can install a double din receiver. There is enough space and you can get a kit that mounts it in dash. Only use jvc or other name brands as they are true double dins. Yes you have to cut the bezel to fit, and you need to do some trimming to the dash opening to fit correctly but it will fit fine. Just an FYI.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/13/2016

    Teresa, Wish I did, because I'm a CD person myself! But alas, I can't find anything that'll make that combo work. If the old deck really is toast, a new CD receiver is the best solution. If you choose one with Bluetooth and USB inputs, you can play music stored on your phone, a music player, or a thumb drive. Oh, and if you're really into off-roading, consider marine-rated gear for your Jeep.

  • Teresa Dorigatti from Logan

    Posted on 12/12/2016

    I have a 2004 Grand Cherokee. I need to replace the deck but I want to still use my 10 disc changer and amp. I am told there isn't a deck that would work. Do you have any suggestions?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 9/27/2016

    Scott, If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. But if anyone else out there has a similar issue and you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.

  • Scott McQuaig from Raleigh, NC

    Posted on 9/26/2016

    I bought the JBL Club 9600c component speaker set for my 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee through this website. Do I need to connect these to the included crossover or should I simply connect them to the stock wiring using the harnesses recommended by Crutchfield? I have the infinity audio system and my door speakers only play lows while my dash plays mid/highs. Thanks!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 5/16/2016

    Igor, Hard to tell from here, but it might be time to replace that old factory stereo with something new. If you really want to keep the stock unit, though, you might check some Jeep owners' forums to see if anyone else has solved this problem. Good luck!

  • Igor from Podgorica

    Posted on 5/13/2016

    Hi, I have a 2002 jeep Grand Cherokee sport. When power on sound system, there is few beeps and display shows TEST and current FM station that can not be changed neither other buttons are working. Sound is OK but only that FM radio station, all other buttons are locked. Tried to reset, cutting power from battery, entered code, and still same problem persist. Any advice?? Thanks

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 3/20/2016

    Connor, That doesn't sound good.... I poked around the Web a bit and found some talk of bad amps and bad capacitors, but nothing that directly addressed your situation. Someone on an owners' forum might know something, but it's also possible that you need to replace that head unit. Hopefully, you'll get some good advice. If you don't, give us a call and we'll help you find a new receiver!

  • Connor from Portland, OR

    Posted on 3/18/2016

    I seem to be having an isolated problem that I can't find anywhere on the internet. When I turn my 2001 JGC on to accessory, a message on the (Infinity Gold) radio shows up: "SEL Dr--2" I am unable to change stations, no sound of any kind plays through the speakers (including static feedback) and CDs/Cassettes don't work. I have already taken apart the driver side door panel to check for bad wiring/bad speaker wiring and they both checked out as being good and in working order. Any thoughts? -Connor

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 3/15/2016

    Barbe, There might be a connection issue with the receiver, so you should check with your installer on that. Speaker-wise, a new set of component speakers will be a huge improvement over the stock models. The excessive highs could be a settings issue, but in general, better speakers = better sound. Give us a call and we'll help you find the right speakers for your Jeep and your music.

  • Barbe from Harrisburg, PA

    Posted on 3/14/2016

    I have an 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. I just had an JVC KDR75S head unit installed. I also replaced (purchased at the Dealership) the driver side tweeter. Before replacing the head unit and tweeter, the unit sounded "ok". Since this has been installed, the tweeters are very "high pitched, canny" sounding to me. I also noticed "slight static" when using the FM radio. Clearer sounding on USB and CD though. I'm wondering if I should replace the front door speakers as well. Also, what could be causing the "static: sound on a brand new head unit? Thanks for you help.

  • Ingþór Haraldsson from Reykjavík

    Posted on 2/14/2016

    Thank you for this article, it got me on the right track. I will remember you if I am ever in the US looking for car audio.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/17/2015

    Mark, That's a bummer. I surveyed our car team and one suggestion was to look closely at the face of the receiver to see if there's a small hole anywhere. If you see one, that might be a reset button. Stick a toothpick or something in there and see if that works. Failing that, you can also try briefly disconnecting the radio harness to force a reset. If none of that works, you'll have to remove the receiver from the dash and take it apart, which will probably mean the end of that old receiver. At that point, you've done around half the work you'd have to do to install a brand-new receiver anyway, so.... If you do need a new one, you can use our vehicle selector to see which stereos fit your Jeep and get some info on what else is needed for the installation. Good luck!

  • Mark from Seaside park nj

    Posted on 12/17/2015

    I have a 2009 jeep Cherokee . The CDs will not eject or play properly. Stopped ejecting totally now. Would this be an easy fix or do you have any thoughts how I can get CD out? Thanks

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/3/2015

    Brian, If you have the right adapter, you don't need to bypass the factory amp when you install a new receiver. More power is always good, though, especially when you're installing aftermarket speakers. They'll sound fine with the Infinity amp, but are designed to handle even more power. I'm going to forward this to our sales team, and they'll be contacting you via email soon. For immediate help, you can contact them via phone or chat. Good luck!

  • Brian from MOSES LAKE

    Posted on 12/2/2015

    I'm interested in putting in an aftermarket deck and new speakers in my 1999 grand Cherokee w/ Infinity system. I have a question about the factory amp. Can I still use the amp with new speakers and a deck? I just assumed you can can plug it right into the amp and utilize it however I've talked to a few places in the area and they all want to bypass the amp. Is it necessary to bypass it?

  • Tucker from US

    Posted on 11/26/2015

    If I read this right, new speakers in the doors and the dash will still work with the gold infinity system/amp? I would like to get a new amp and add a sub soon but one step at a time. Any recommendations?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 11/10/2015

    Gina, The Infinity System includes a six-channel amplifier that can be found under the right rear seat. Other than that, the stereo replacement process is the same regardless of which system you're starting with.

  • Gina Rinesmith from Middletown

    Posted on 11/9/2015

    i have a 2001 jeep grand cherokee laredo. My sound cuts on and off at will. How can i tell if its infinity or not, and does that matter when replacing

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 10/8/2015

    Garrett, If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.

  • Garrett Strode from macomb

    Posted on 10/7/2015

    I have a 2000 jeep grand cherokee laredo. Both dash tweeters recently went out at the same time. I had replaced them a year ago and added a bass blocker in line with them to stop having to replace them so often. I have an after market stereo . I checked all connections and nothing is unplugged. I pulled the stereo out and checked every wire; there seems to be connection in every place i can find. Any suggestions?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 10/5/2015

    Evan, If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.

  • Evan from Lockport

    Posted on 10/4/2015

    I have a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee limited. I installed a Pioneer deh-7300bh aftermarket radio and it lights up fine but I have no sound. Any troubleshooting ideas? Thanks in advance!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 9/30/2015

    Eric, If you were installing a new receiver or using a smaller amp for power, the factory wire would be fine. Our official recommendation is that factory wiring can handle up to 75 watts RMS. In other words, 100 watts isn't going to work, so you'll need to upgrade your wiring. Running new wire through door conduit is never easy, but sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do. One installer trick is to lubricate the new wire with dish soap. It makes it much easier to pull wire through tight spaces, and it won't hurt anything. Good luck!

  • Eric from Lake Forest

    Posted on 9/29/2015

    Do you know if there is a way to run new wiring to door panel speakers on this vehicle? Or, is the stock wiring good enough to power after market speakers with 4 channel amp running 100 watts to each? I just cant seem to find a way through at the door hinge (at least on front passenger side). Wiring from vehicle clips into wiring from door with no room for extra wire.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 8/3/2015

    Les, You might be able to find a "new old stock" piece on the 'web, but I have no idea what it would cost. You could also check with your local Jeep dealer. Depending on your plans for the system, you might want to start over and go with aftermarket gear. Good luck!

  • les from australia

    Posted on 8/2/2015

    hi can i still get a new infinity amp for my 2000wj model grand cherokee jeep if so cost please thank you Les.

  • Robert Ferency-Viars from Crutchfield

    Posted on 6/16/2015

    Hey Vincent! It's good to hear from you again! Thanks for the feedback on that stereo. I like Kenwood too - I've owned three of them in the past. But I just put a Pioneer in my wife's car (the DEH-X7600S) and it's awesome. Take care.

  • Vincent D from MD

    Posted on 6/12/2015

    I installed a Kenwood KDC-BT758HD in my 2002 Grand Cherokee without the Infinity system a little less than a year ago, and I love it (see my install in the Customer Vehicles section)! I'm still rocking the stock speakers but they sound way better with the aftermarket head unit installed! I'd highly recommend it and just wanted to put this out there for Grand Cherokee owners looking for an affordable, decent head unit! Since the KDC-BT758HD is now discontinued, I would recommend its replacement, the Kenwood KDC-BT762HD also! Thanks Crutchfield! (:

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 5/26/2015

    Stephanie, If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details. Good luck!

  • Stephanie from Canada

    Posted on 5/23/2015

    Hi Jeep Grand Cherokee with cassette and Infinity Gold speaker system, connected new JVC everything looks good can program stations and all but no sound from speakers not sure if the large plug from the original system is for an amp? wasn't sure there was one? but it seems to be the only piece that looks important and has no way to connect to the new system? Please help!

  • Alexander Hrabe from Crutchfield

    Posted on 5/7/2015

    Dan, There are many potential causes to your problem. If none of the speakers are playing sound, somehow, the signal from the receiver or the amp has been disrupted. That could be a problem with the receiver itself, the amp, or the wiring. Some troubleshooting will be involved to find out where the signal is getting lost. If you can isolate that, we can certainly help you replace whatever the faulty equipment is.

  • Dan from Auburndale, Florida

    Posted on 5/7/2015

    I have a Jeep Grand Cherokee w/stereo w/ cassette and CD w/ external amp. Everything works but no sound from speakers. Can you advise?