About the Crux SWRFD-60L Wiring Interface
Keep your factory options
You'll only be able to retain your steering wheel audio controls with a compatible car stereo made by Alpine, Blaupunkt, Clarion, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer, or Sony. No other brands are currently compatible.
Keep your factory options
Crux's SWRFD-60L interface ensures that you can keep the factory steering wheel controls in select 2003-up Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models when installing a compatible aftermarket radio. Connect this interface to the wires on your new stereo's wiring harness, and you've covered the power, ground, and factory speaker connections for your new stereo. The interface retains the auxiliary input in your vehicle if you're installing a radio with a rear aux input. It'll also retain your Ford-installed subwoofer.
Important Note: This adapter does not retain SYNC and it will not work in vehicles with Sony or THX audio systems.
- connect a new stereo in select 2003-up Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models
- retain your steering wheel controls with select car stereos
- retains auxiliary input with compatible car stereo
- retains factory sub
- does not work with Sony or THX amplified systems
- does not retain SYNC
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # SWRFD-60L
What's in the box:
- Radio replacement interface module (for Ford/Linc/Merc)
- Wiring harness
- 2 SWC harnesses
- Antenna adapter
- Installation Instructions
More details on the Crux SWRFD-60L Wiring Interface
Radio Replacement Interface: The CRUX SWRFD-60L is a radio replacement interface for select 2003-2012 Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles. It facilitates the integration of an aftermarket radio to enable retention of factory features when replacing a factory installed radio in select Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles. This interface is also pre-programmed for retention of steering wheel controls.
Compatibility: The CRUX SWRFD-60L is supported by the following Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles.
|Explorer / Explorer S||2004-2010|
|F-250 Super Duty||2005-2007|
|Focus ZX3 / ZX4 / ZX5 / ZXW||2005-2007|
|Taurus / Taurus X||2008-2009|
- Does not retain SYNC.
- Not compatible with factory-installed Sony sound systems and THX systems w/ amplifier.
- Please consult Crutchfield's Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible and what additional installation accessories will be needed.
Retains Factory Aux Input: The CRUX SWRFD-60L can retain your vehicle's factory Aux input through the stereo RCA connectors within the wiring harness. Your aftermarket head unit must have a rear-panel Aux input (male mini to female stereo RCA adapter may be required, sold separately).
Retained Factory Sub: The CRUX SWRFD-60L will retain your vehicle's factory amplifier and sub through the mono-RCA connector and remote turn-on lead within the wiring harness. Your aftermarket stereo must be equipped with a subwoofer pre-out and remote turn-on lead.
Steering Wheel Control Retention: The CRUX SWRFD-60L will retain the factory steering wheel controls in Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles that feature analog steering wheel controls. The SWRFD-06L is fitted with an SWC output for Pioneer, Alpine, Clarion, Kenwood, JVC, and Blaupunkt aftermarket head units. The steering wheel control output consists of a right-angle 3.5mm connector and a light blue/yellow wire (use the connection that your aftermarket head unit is fitted with). The SWRFD-60L interface module will work with any of the listed aftermarket head units, by setting its three dip-switches (see owner's manual for appropriate setting).
Note: Two SWC harnesses are included with this unit. You will only use one of these harnesses based on your type of radio (please refer to the owner's manual).
Wiring Harness: The included wiring harness features a three multi-pin connectors which plugs into your vehicle's factory radio harness, plus a 12-pin connector which plugs into the SWRFD-60L interface module. The wiring harness also provides the following bare-wire leads which will need to be hardwired to your aftermarket head unit's wiring harness.
|Red||+12 Volt Accessory|
|Yellow||+12 Volt Constant|
|White||Left Front Speaker +|
|White/black||Left Front Speaker -|
|Gray||Right Front Speaker +|
|Gray/black||Right Front Speaker -|
|Green||Left Rear Speaker +|
|Green/black||Left Rear Speaker -|
|Purple||Right Rear Speaker +|
|Purple/black||Right Rear Speaker -|
|Red/white||VSS (vehicle speed sensor)|
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