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Easy! I am color blind, so the tiny writing on the wires helped.
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Item # 1206523NAV | MFR # XSVI-6523-NAV
$69.99 Earn up to 70 Rewards points
The XSVI-6523-NAV interface from Axxess lets you connect your new car stereo to your Ram's factory wiring harness. It provides the power, ground, and speaker connections for hooking up your new car stereo. This interface also supports Retained Accessory Power (RAP) which keeps the music going until the door is opened.
If you're installing a navigation receiver, the XSVI-6523-NAV wiring interface also offers the parking brake, reverse, mute, and Vehicle Speed Sensor (V.S.S.) outputs that you'll need. You can plug the Axxess steering wheel interface (sold separately) direclty into this interface, and keep your steering wheel audio controls working with your new car stereo. Warranty: 1 year.
Compatibility note: The Axxess XSVI-6523-NAV interface will not work with Ram models that have the factory 8" touchscreen display. If the factory Alpine audio system is present, this interface can be used although new speaker wires must be run to the output section of the factory amplifier.
Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so. You can also call an Advisor for more information.
Average Customer Review(s):
Easy! I am color blind, so the tiny writing on the wires helped.
Done the job... instructions lacking
good directions made it easy to install
Very easy to follow instructions. Installed with no problems.
Worked great. The documentation was a bit lacking but the support that I received from Crutchfield (via 1-800 number on a Sunday) was fantastic.
Pros: Works great.
Cons: Documentation could be have been a little more thorough.
The kit is good but has way too many functions for my application (no steering wheel controls or navigation). But the site automatically matches this kit with my radio. I just wish it had less unnecessary wires for those of us that don't need them. It creates excess clutter behind the dash. However, kit works fine once installed.
Arrived quickly, was easy to wire up and works like it is supposed to. instructions could be a little clearer on hooking up the box, two of the connectors will plug into the box but only on of them works.
Pros: works like it is supposed to and is fairly easy to wire up.
Cons: instructions could be a little clearer.
Easy to install
clear easy to follow instructions, everything works great
Pros: easy to wire
Easy install. Match the wires, plug it in and there ya go. Great for the price to!
Made hooking up my double din deck easy to install
Pros: Easy to understand direction plug and play
Makes installing a stereo very easy
Pros: Ease of use
hooked up as per instructions worked like a charm.
Pros: a good interface for modern vehicles
Cons: none that i found
Plugged directly into my vehicles wiring harness. The amount of extra wiring not needed by my new head unit made the install confusing and the directions need to be more detailed. The output wire colors did not match the wire colors on the head unit. I ended up splicing into the 12 volt accessory plug in order to power the head unit. if you have navigation and steering wheel controls this is the one for you I only needed a much more basic harness.
Pros: Plugged right in and the price was right
Cons: Too many extra wires for a basic head unit without navigation or steering wheel controls
I installed this in my 2015 Ram 1500 along with the Pioneer 4000-NEX stereo. My truck did not have steering wheel controls, and did not have Bluetooth. This plugged right into the factory harness, and was able to retain the factory lock to hold the two pieces together. The stereo works perfectly just like the factory stereo.
Pros: Creates a plug and play application, and retains factory features.
Great product. Works across application.
Pros: Fits great. All wires that you could possibly bed are there.
Cons: Directions could use some help. They are fine for an experienced user. But may prove difficult to a new installer
The adapter works well but it takes more time to figure out how to hook it up than to actually to do the required work. The directions are useless and I had to call Crutchfield. Also, if you think this is all you need, there is no included adapter for the Sirius connection from my Dodge Ram to the Sony receiver. This must be sold separately. I also lost my factory installed clock on the vehicle dash with this adapter.
Pros: It works.
Cons: The directions are horrible. I had to call Crutchfield and fortunately they have wonderful customer service. This DOES NOT include an adapter for the Sirius connection.
Worked perfectly. Easy to install.
It worked well, was a little confusing at first. It just took some time to figure out how to wire it all up.
Cons: A little confusing
For my application this was total overkill. I cut off and chucked most of it, I just needed the big Connector. Also instructions are worthless.
Pros: It worked.
Cons: Way too expensive, but it is everywhere, not just Crutchfield.
This product was awesome! easy to install and worked perfectly!!
Pros: Easy installation, did not have to cut original wiring harness, step by step instructions
Cons: None what so ever!
Worked great in my 2014 Ram 1500. It even has leads for reverse (for backup camera) and parking break. Fantastic not to cut into any factory wiring.
Great unit to adapt to your vehicle wiring. I cut a good 5" off the leads as I didn't want all that wire behind the dash, instructions tell you what color wire to where. Very easy! Did this in the house and then wrapped it in electrical tape and it looked factory. Simple, real clean install.
Pros: Everything you need and nothing more wire leads are long if you need the added length of wire - can cut shorter as I did
This wiring harness works perfectly, as expected. I installed it in a 2014 Ram 1500.
Pros: Works great.
Quality adapter. Although extra wires for navigation can make the wiring look confusing and also be a mess.
Pros: Direct fir
Cons: Navigation extra wiring makes it look like a mess
the device itself works great but the instructions were a little less user friendly. if you have installed before its no big deal but for a novice it may seem difficult.
Pros: works great
Cons: Bad installation instructions
Unit works flawlessly, but makes me question the sanity of the makers. Unit is for UConnect 3.0 radios (Base model non touch screen) yet has outputs for things like Navigation and Backup Camera?! You can't get those options with a base model stereo...
Pros: Wires up easily and works perfectly for RAS.
Cons: This unit is bulky. I understand the factory connector is rather large to begin with, but the additional box with external wiring loops and other unusable outputs is annoying to stash in the dash.
I used this adapter for the 2013 Dodge Dart and it worked perfect.
Cons: Instructions wasn't detailed enough about this random box that attached to it. I don't Even know what it is for.
Worked great and made tie-in of aftermarket head unit a piece of cake.
Cons: instructions could be a little clearer
Vehicle Compatibility: The XSVI-6523-NAV radio replacement interface module allows you to replace the factory radio in select Dodge vehicles with an aftermarket head unit. Please consult the Crutchfield Car Selector to see if your vehicle and aftermarket head unit is compatible.
|Dodge||Dart (small screen option)||2013-up|
|RAM||1500, 2500, 3500
(small screen option)
|Chassis cab 3500, 4500, 5500
(small screen option)
|Promaster (with 5" screen or NAV)||2014-up|
Product Features: The XSVI-6523-NAV retains your vehicle's factory R.A.P. (Retained Accessory Power), factory Aux input, and factory rear-view camera. The XSVI-6523-NAV also provides accessory/illumination outputs, plus navigation outputs (parking brake/reverse/VSS) for aftermarket head unit installation. In addition, the radio replacement interface supports your factory steering wheel controls via an optional interface module (sold separately).
Color Codes: Wiring up the XSVI-6523-NAV is like wiring up any other wire harness that would attach to an aftermarket radio's harness. The Metra/EIA wire code can be found on the back of the interface's package that will aid you in the wiring of your aftermarket radio. The XSVI-6523-NAV interface contains the following wire leads:
|Gray||Right Front +|
|Gray/Black||Right Front -|
|White||Left Front +|
|White/Black||Left Front -|
|Violet||Right Rear +|
|Violet/Black||Right Rear -|
|Green||Left Rear +|
|Green/Black||Left Rear -|
|Navigation||Blue/Pink||VSS (Vehicle Speed Sense)|
|Bright Green||Parking Brake|
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This dash kit was recommended by the Crutchfield advisor. I expect it to perform well. [ Billy Jack Jul 31, 2016 ]
ease of installation. [ ray May 11, 2016 ]
Will make installing the product much easier. [ John Apr 12, 2016 ]
recommended [ Matthew Mar 22, 2016 ]
To fit my ram [ Karen Jan 09, 2016 ]
plug and play [ NICHOLAS A Jan 09, 2016 ]
For additional details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Kenny Apr 04, 2016 ] Staff
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Sep 20, 2015 ] Staff
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Nov 06, 2014 ] Staff