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Crux SWRNS-63U Wiring Interface

Install an aftermarket radio and retain steering wheel controls in select 2007-2012 Nissan vehicles

Item # 249NS63U

Installing a new car stereo can often mean losing your vehicle's steering wheel audio controls.

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Installing a new car stereo can often mean losing your vehicle's steering wheel audio controls.

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About the Crux SWRNS-63U Wiring Interface

Installing a new car stereo can often mean losing your vehicle's steering wheel audio controls. Crux's wiring interface solves this problem, allowing you to install a new receiver while retaining the steering wheel controls.  

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. Check the Details tab to see if steering wheel audio controls are retained in your vehicle.

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Installing a new car stereo can often mean losing your vehicle's steering wheel audio controls. Crux's wiring interface solves this problem, allowing you to install a new receiver while retaining the steering wheel controls.  

Connect the SWRNS-63U to select car stereos (see Details for more information) and you'll be able to keep most factory features intact. The interface does not support amplified systems or rear seat entertainment, and it doesn't retain factory navigation.

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Product highlights:

  • connect a new stereo in select 2007-2012 Nissan vehicles
  • retain your steering wheel audio controls with select car stereos
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # SWRNS-63U

What's in the box:

  • Radio replacement interface module
  • Wiring harness
  • Antenna adapter harness
  • 2 SWC harnesses
  • Bluetooth bypass harness
  • Installation Instructions

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Good work around for controls

Crutchfield customer from Lennox, SD on 8/28/2019

2012 Nissan Maxima

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Allowed me to retain all of my controls. The instructions are a bit over simplified but I did not have any issues installing.

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Does the Job

Crutchfield customer from Augusta, KS on 6/18/2019

2007 Nissan Altima

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Worked like it was supposed too. Everything including the steering wheel remote works.

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Crutchfield customer from Newhall, CA on 5/4/2019

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Easy to hook up with good wiring instructions. Worked exactly as promised.

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Crutchfield customer from Chandler, AZ on 5/3/2019

2010 Nissan Altima

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I have put in 2 stereos recently. One with the Crux SWRNS-63U one without. Having all the wires connected already as in the crux SWRNS-63U Wiring Interface is a God send!

Pros: It makes it SO easy, period.

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from San Diego, CA on 3/26/2019

2007 Nissan Altima

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When you are used to having steering wheel controls with the stock stereo, it's hard to break the habit of using the controls! Cruxfield has made the wiring harness SWRNS-63U available to install to maintain this feature. What can I say other than it was easy to install and to wire in place for use. I cannot say how AWESOME it is to have the controls all work as prescribed! I ran into a snag and needed to call for assistance. I actually had a person answer and assist me immediately! They understood my dilemma and knew what to do next! GREAT SERVICE! Thank you for such a great product!

Pros: Easy to install and follow

Cons: None if you know how to build a wire harness.

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Shawn from Phoenix, AZ on 3/11/2019

2007 Nissan Sentra

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Easy enough to install, however never worked properly on my 2007 Nissan Sentra. No matter what I did the steering wheel controls were messed up. Seek buttons and volume buttons are backwards. Called Crutchfield customer service and they were great and took me through all the troubleshooting methods before sending me a new one that had the same issues unfortunately. This is the most expensive unit I have seen that is compatible with my car, I just wish that it worked properly. Certainly not worth the money when cheaper options work properly.

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: Does not work properly

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Crutchfield customer from Titusville, NJ on 1/13/2019

2010 Nissan Altima

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2010 Altima Followed instructions, one call to tech support and we were up and running.

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Crutchfield customer from Twin Falls, ID on 12/21/2018

2011 Nissan Sentra

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Works great

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Functional

Justin from Winston Salem, NC on 12/20/2018

2010 Nissan Cube

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The wires are correct but the dip switch settings were wrong, label stated was ready to plug and play. Had to remove and reinstall the stereo in order for it to function properly.

Pros: Easy to connect.

Cons: Check the dip switches.

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Great Product!

Kai from Chicago, IL on 10/9/2018

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Excellent product! All my steering wheel controls on my '08 Altima are retained! Works seamlessly with my Kenwood double din Navigation headunit! On my Altima like the prior reviews, the brown wire on this product needs to be disconnected. I got this product to work with no problems!

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Crutchfield customer from Mason, OH on 10/5/2018

2010 Nissan Altima

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The Crux SWRNS-63U wiring interface made attaching the new Pioneer unit into my Altima real easy. It is very nice to keep using the steering wheel buttons. Easy setup instructions. However, for me, I did need to contact Crutchfield Tech Support to figure out I needed to disconnect a brown wire. Awesome support, was on phone for a really short time, it seems my Altima and Pioneer needed the brown wire disconnected for the steering wheel controls to function.

Pros: Easy to setup and use. Customer Service is top notch.

Cons: Needed Tech Support to learn that a brown wire needed to be disconnected for my vehicle and Pioneer unit.

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Crutchfield customer from Madison, AL on 9/23/2018

2008 Nissan Altima

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very easy to install on 2008 Altima, retained all steering wheel controls.

Pros: Kept all steering wheel controls

Cons: none that I experienced

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Crutchfield customer from Pittsburgh, PA on 8/13/2018

2007 Nissan Altima

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Works just like it should

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Crutchfield customer from West Fargo, ND on 8/2/2018

2007 Nissan Versa

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Followed the instructions, and it worked perfectly in my 2007 Versa SL. Steering wheel buttons worked right away.

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Ryan from Tulsa, OK on 7/21/2018

2008 Nissan Altima

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Works well, but I thought it was supposed to keep my steering wheel volume controls working with the new receiver. I guess it only applies to bluetooth controls on steering wheels.

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Crutchfield customer from Powder Springs, GA on 7/3/2018

2007 Nissan Altima

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Steering wheel features are not working. I installed it in my daughters car........she doesn't really use the steering wheel controls so I did not investigate any further. Thought it would be a simple plug and play. 2007 Nissan Altima.

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Crutchfield response on 7/4/2018
We're sorry you're having issues with your steering wheel controls. If you'd like some help, please just reach out to our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Worth it

Brian from Glendale, AZ on 6/18/2018

2011 Nissan Juke

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So simple, I had it installed and working before I even realized how it worked. Thought I was gonna have to disassemble the glovebox and get tantric with the Juke to get the steering wheel controls to work, but this was a piece of cake.

Pros: retain factory steering wheel controls

Cons: doesn't retain 100% of steering wheel controls (phone, but unnecessary)

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So easy

Joshua from Groton, CT on 6/2/2018

2010 Nissan Sentra

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Super easy hookup and kept all steering wheel controls.

Pros: Steering wheel controls

Cons: None

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Great for steering wheel controls

Brian from Montgomery, IL on 5/21/2018

2011 Nissan Altima

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Works seemlessly with my Pioneer 501 EX and all steering wheel controls were maintained. Very impressed.

Pros: All controls were maintained, plug and play!

Cons: None

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Wired Up Wrong

Joe from Longview, TX on 3/26/2018

2012 Nissan Altima

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Mine came wired up wrong, so my steering wheel controls would not work. That resulted in numerous emails back and forth to customer service. At first, they were telling me that I needed to modify the wiring harness on my car's Bluetooth Control Module. When I sent a pic showing it was not where they said, they told me to look on the other side. When I sent a picture that it was not there, they said look in the middle. I sent a video. Now they said it was inside the car. Finally, someone wrote and said my car did not have a Bluetooth Control Module, and that my crimps were faulty. I wrote back and told them that I paid them to crimp these, and they wrote back saying their crimping tool did not make mistakes. Round and round. Finally, I had to go through the wiring that they did, and I found one wire (Brown) that was connected and should not have been. After I cut that wire, my steering wheel controls started to work again.

Pros: Great when it works

Cons: Their techs don't always get it right.

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Crutchfield customer from Bremo Bluff, VA on 1/16/2018

2012 Nissan Altima

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Simple to install

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Jeff from Fort Worth, TX on 1/7/2018

2012 Nissan Altima

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Awesome, make sure you read the instructions, I was stuck for a little bit with steering wheel controls but found the statement after SWC code that the brown wire was to be disconnected, did not catch that at first. Everything works perfect.

Pros: Everything works

Cons: none

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The other half of my wiring review

Tom from Windermere, FL on 1/1/2018

2009 Nissan Altima

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I was so fixated on the problem with the steering controls, I forgot to review the non-steering-control aspect of the wiring interface. This worked very well. My only issue was that the instructions were unclear about the blue antenna wire. So I left it unconnected. As a result, most of my AM/FM stations were lost in static. I googled my reception problem and found out the blue antenna wire must be connected to 12 volt power. So I connected it to the red wire and AM/FM reception is now excellent. I have a 2009 Nissan Altima.

Pros: Had no trouble connecting all but one of the wires.

Cons: Instructions for the blue wire were unclear

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Device failed

Tom from Windermere, FL on 1/1/2018

2009 Nissan Altima

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This device failed to work in my 2009 Nissan Altima. I think it was doing something when I first connected it, because I pressed a button on the car steering wheel and got a function on the radio. It was the incorrect function because I had not yet setup the radio to translate the signal correctly. A few days later, when I tried to setup the radio, I got a "timeout" report from the radio. I got a "timeout" from every button. I went through every combination of dip switches and still got a "timeout". So, apparently, the device is no longer providing a signal. It has gone dead.

Pros: Instructions seemed adequate

Cons: Device failed

Crutchfield response on 1/2/2018
Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to Tom to help him further. We'll either help him get the interface working the way it should, or help him return it for an exchange or refund.

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Easy enough to use

Steve from Little Rock, AR on 12/29/2017

2007 Nissan Altima

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Works well in my 07 Altima. Was a bit confusing at first because when I had it installed with everything connected up the way it should have been (in my opinion), it still wouldn't work at first. I tried a few dip switch settings and it really didn't help. Turned out that I had to unplug the brown wire to the device before my controls would work like they should have. Luckily it had a simple connector in the middle of the line so detaching it wasn't a big issue. Also, I wish it would allow me to customize my buttons a little. For instance, I'd like to press and hold to the source button to get the voice activation part to pop up, but the button on the radio and regular voice commands work well enough. Or I'd like to be able to hold that button and have the radio menu pop up and let me scroll through with the track/preset up/down button to choose sources without having to touch the radio itself. That may just be a limitation of my radio, though.

Pros: Easy to put in-line in the car to get steering wheel controls back

Cons: Instructions really aren't that great with it, had to call in to Crutchfield for help. Even he didn't have current instructions and after about 15 minutes of trying he finally realized I needed to disconnect the brown wire. After that, things were okay. Having detailed current instructions would have helped immensely.

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Crutchfield customer from Greensboro, NC on 12/17/2017

2011 Nissan Sentra

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Works as expected but fyi, get the instructions online to save trouble.

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Crutchfield customer from Russellville, AL on 12/2/2017

2009 Nissan Altima

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Great product! Easy to install and works great

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Great product

Crutchfield customer from Overland Park Ks on 10/20/2017

2012 Nissan Altima

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Worked as advertised and at a good price.

Pros: Compact size ease of use

Cons: None

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Harley from New paltz ny on 9/13/2017

2007 Nissan Altima

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Maintained my steering wheel controls

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Crutchfield customer from Gillette, WY on 9/8/2017

2012 Nissan Altima

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It works. Steering wheel controls on 2012 Altima. Did have to call tech support but got it straightened out.

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Amanda G. and Pops from Cherry Hill, NJ on 8/25/2017

2012 Nissan Sentra

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I installed a Boss Navigation / Bluetooth double din radio in my granddaughter 2012 Sentra.. It has been a long time since I have done a radio installation. First thing is Crutchfield's sales and support were fantastic. Ziggy went over what I would need to do the installation and set me up with the correct connectors and wiring information including using the CRUX SWRNS-63 Wiring Interface. Just to make things clear I did not wire up for the steering wheel controls because this Boss Radio was not set up for it. I set the DIP switch up on the left side as per the instructions for the Nissan. All went well and the Granddaughter is happy. Thanks Crutchfield

Pros: Take your time and read. all went well

Cons: Take your time and read. all went well

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James from Merritt Island, FL on 7/16/2017

2011 Nissan Altima

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Although there are additional instructions furnished by Crutchfield, installing this interface can be a challenge. Sit down and study the whole setup before doing anything. They are apparently written assuming the user has done this before. I could recommend that instructions for where to plug in the SWA cable would be helpful. Even defining what "SWA" means would be helpful. Downloading the most current instruction sheet from the Crux web site is a must! It's an expanded version of the sheet included in the package.

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It does not work.

Fernando from Palm Beach Gardens, FL on 6/17/2017

2007 Nissan Altima

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It does not work. Everything was connected following the instructions carefully.

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Crutchfield response on 6/20/2017
Fernando, we're sorry you're having issues with your interface. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our tech support team right away. They can help you solve the problem and get the interface installed and working. We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Not working

vong from Lake Jackson, TX on 3/28/2017

2011 Nissan Altima

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I tried twice to set it up like it said but it wont work. Maybe it could be the radio so ima give it 3 stars.

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Crutchfield response on 3/29/2017
Vong, if you purchased this product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website.

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Todd from Lakeland, FL on 12/26/2016

2008 Nissan Altima

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Works great and still have all of the original steering wheel features. It took a little while longer than I would have liked to do the install but it was well worth it. 2008 Nissan Altima coupe.

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Awesome product

Crutchfield customer from Alexandria, MN on 8/26/2016

2008 Nissan Altima

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Installation was very simple and it works flawlessly in my 08 nissan altima and my steering wheel controls work just as well as they did with my factory stereo. I highly recommend this product!

Pros: Easy installation, works flawlessly with my new stereo

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Montgomery, NY on 8/21/2016

2008 Nissan Altima

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Excellent product., easy install.

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Don't waste your money!

Mike B from Shepherdstown, WV on 7/11/2016

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After install some functions worked, but many did not. After 1 hour of phone support with manufacturer they offered to send me directions to solder in a resistor to compensate for a needed value?? Really ? These crux do not work, Crutchfield should not sell these inferior products

Pros: Plug and play although it does not work

Cons: Does not work, no resolution

Crutchfield response on 7/12/2016
Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to help the customer. We'll help him return it for an exchange or refund.

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Joseph from Fenton, MO on 6/10/2016

2012 Nissan Altima

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I reinstalled a JVC head unit in my daugter's car, a 2012 Nissan Altima.Install went well. The instructions for the Crux interface was very straight forward. With out this module, she would not be able to use the steering wheel controls. Immediately after the installation, tested all the steering wheel buttons. The seek button for moving the channel up would increase the volume instead of changing the channel. Called Crutchfield and of course their tech support was right on it. Told me to pull the unit and make sure the dip switches and/or the plug ins were seated correctly. Completed that and all worked fine on the radio, but still the same issue with the iPod setting. Not a big deal at this point.

Pros: Easy installation.

Cons: Did not work on seek for the iPod.

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Crutchfield customer from Midland,tx on 1/11/2016

2012 Nissan Sentra

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Worked awesome no complaints

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Works, sort of

MarkP from Virginia on 12/28/2015

2011 Nissan Versa

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Installed in a 2011 Nissan Versa SL with a DPX791BH , it seemed like it was a good option as the Maestro was not listed as compatible with this car by Crutchfield. For some reason it decided that the source button should toggle ATT and the voice command button should control sources and hangup the phone\decline calls. No button activated voice control (limitation of the receiver) and no button would pickup the phone (guess ATT is more important). Other than that the volume and seek buttons worked more or less as expected. No way to program the unit so your stuck with it that way. To be fair the headunit had other major issues so maybe some of the difficulties were headunit related and not the controllers fault. Returning it and buying a Maestro from Crutchfield to replace it since the manufacturer lists it as compatible (and I have it installed in my Subaru and love it).

Pros: All the buttons on the steering wheel work. If you want to screen your phone calls it declines calls very well.

Cons: Not all the buttons on the steering wheel worked correctly, response to inputs oddly slow. If you actually want to answer the phone then reach for your headunit.

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Features

Nissan Radio Replacement Interface: The CRUX SWRNS-63U is a radio replacement interface for select 2007-2012 Nissan vehicles. It facilitates the integration of an aftermarket radio to enable retention of factory features when replacing a factory installed radio in select Nissan vehicles. This interface is also pre-programmed for retention of steering wheel controls.

Note: This Nissan radio replacement interface does not support factory amplified systems, RSE (Rear Seat Entertainment), or Factory Display.

Compatibility: The CRUX SWRNS-63U is supported by the following 2007-2012 Nissan vehicles; with non-amplified factory audio systems only.

Make Model  Year
Nissan 370z 2009-2012
Altima 2007-2012
Armada 2008-2012
Cube 2009-2012
Frontier 2012
Maxima 2007-2011
Murano 2009-2012
NV1500 2012
MV25--JD 2012
Pathfinder 2008-2012
Quest 2011-2012
Rogue 2008-2012
Sentra 2007-2012
Versa 2007-2012

Steering Wheel Control Retention: The CRUX SWRNS-63U also features a steering wheel control output for Pioneer, Sony, 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 SWRNS-63U 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).

  • There are two steering wheel control harnesses labeled "Pioneer/Sony" and "Alpine/Clarion/Kenwood/JVC"). You will only plug in one of these harnesses into the interface module, based on the type aftermarket head unit you are installing.
  • In select Nissan vehicles, the factory Bluetooth buttons on the steering wheel are routed through the factory Bluetooth module. The factory Bluetooth module cannot be retained with the new aftermarket radio. You must bypass the factory Bluetooth module by plugging in the NSBT-BP (included in the kit) to the Bluetooth module to use the factory Bluetooth buttons.

Wiring Harness: The SWRNS-63U includes a wiring harness with a single 20-pn molex connector that plugs into your vehicle's factory radio harness. the SWRNS-63U interface module. On the other end of the harness is a 12-pin connector that plugs into the interface module. The wiring harness also provides bare-wire leads (power/ground, speaker, illumination, antenna, turn-on, and vss) which will need to be hardwired to your aftermarket head unit's wiring harness.

Wire Color Function
Black Chassis Ground
Red +12 Volt Accessory
Yellow +12 Volt Constant
Orange Illumination
Orange/white Not Used
Blue Power Antenna
Blue/white Not Used
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 -
Blue/yellow Kenwood/JVC SWC
Light Green VSS

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Bought this wiring harness to install a new pioneer double din stereo in a 2010 Altima and retain steering wheel controls. [ Daniel  Mar 27, 2019 ]
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Recommended by Crutchfield [ T  Mar 19, 2019 ]
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This was recommended for my vehicle and I definitely want to retain as much of my controls as possible. [ Darryl  Jan 28, 2019 ]
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Item needed if you have steering wheel radio control. [ Boon  Dec 20, 2018 ]
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I wanted to keep my steering wheel controls and this will do just that. [ Russell  Nov 30, 2018 ]
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Fits my vehicle as per description [ Norman  Nov 19, 2018 ]
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I got Wiring interface because I wanted to be able to use the steering wheel controls with the replacement radio. [ Dialtone  Sep 08, 2018 ]
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needed this harness for steering wheel controls to work with aftermarket stereo [ Peter  Aug 02, 2018 ]
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To ensure quick, accurate connections to existing wiring harness [ Mark  May 31, 2018 ]
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Suggestion [ MARK  Dec 18, 2017 ]
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Your rep helped me through the process to retro fit an older stereo for my son's car. [ Paul  Dec 16, 2017 ]
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I wanted to be able to retain steering wheel controls [ JOSEPH  Dec 09, 2017 ]
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Retain steering wheel controls [ S  Oct 04, 2017 ]
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had to get updated installation instructions from the Crux website but works good [ don  Aug 22, 2017 ]
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To keep steering wheel controls [ DAVID  Jul 29, 2017 ]
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Didn't want to sacrifice my steering wheel controls [ Freddy  May 09, 2017 ]
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I wanted to make sure I had all the right parts for installation [ DANIEL  Mar 26, 2017 ]
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I didn't want to lose my steering wheel control for my radio [ vong  Feb 26, 2017 ]
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Needed for install [ DAVID  Sep 03, 2016 ]
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Recommended to retain steering-wheel controls for receiver we chose. [ sm  Jun 03, 2016 ]
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to retain steering controls [ Carlton  Mar 11, 2016 ]
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I have a 2010 nissan altima and I got a kenwood model ddx373bt I was wondering on the swc module for the 3.5mm jack do I plug it in the mic or the ipod/avn???
[ Jewwanny  Jun 08, 2017 ]
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If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the connections on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer, or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/.
[ Kenny  Jun 09, 2017 ]  Staff
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I purchased a Soundstream radio and the installation gear sent to me was this interface set. When connecting the steering wheel controls, i saw that my aftermarket radio wasn't listed with Pioneer, Sony, Alpine, Clarion, Kenwood, JVC, and Blaupunkt. What setting would I need to use for my steering wheel controls still?
[ joshua  Aug 18, 2016 ]
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With your purchase from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings/connections on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website.
[ Kenny  Aug 19, 2016 ]  Staff
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will this retain function of the info screen above the radio for 2008 nissan maxima?
[ Omar  Aug 04, 2016 ]
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You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you.
[ Krissy  Aug 05, 2016 ]  Staff
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Installed this item in a 2012 Altima replacing the stock AM/FM CD player. No issues except for the supplied antenna adapter. Car wiring harness has 2 additional wires that come in with the antenna lead. The adapter only connects to the center of the 3 wire arrangement. Radio reception with the stock head unit was superb. Reception now with a Clarion CX-501, is horrible, even with local stations. Is the antenna adapter the wrong piece? I have double checked the connections, and that is not the issue
[ Dean  Mar 02, 2016 ]
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If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/.
[ Kenny  Mar 02, 2016 ]  Staff

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