Metra E-5000 relay
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It resurrected my factory speaker system after installation of new stereo
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Item # 120E5000 | MFR # E-5000C
$14.99 Earn up to 15 Rewards points
Metra's E-5000 single pole-double throw (SPDT) relay is used in car security installations, primarily for interfacing with starter interrupt, door lock/unlock, and trunk release. Warranty: 60 days.
Average Customer Review(s):
It resurrected my factory speaker system after installation of new stereo
Very poor detail for install. Didn't install, because of this.....
Cons:Crutchfield response on 6/21/2017 Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to David to issue an apology and help him further. We'll either help him get the relay installed and working, or help him return it for an exchange or refund.
Works as it should!
120 E5000 is very non-specific and is not very clear what wiring on the vehicle, head unit or adapter wiring harness it needs to be connected to.
Pros: May do its job if better installation provided
Cons: Description is poor and non-specificCrutchfield response on 5/23/2016 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.
Instruction were easy to follow and product preformed flawless
Showed up the next day. Even though it states it won't fit a 2003 Turbo Beetle, it is exactly what I needed to use as an AMP relay switch on my factory Monsoon AMP (after replacing HU with an aftermarket, the Monsoon AMP would not turn off and drained the battery). The hardest part was taking the car parts off to get to the AMP. Either way, this worked perfectly!
Pros: Arrived the next day. What I needed
This did not wire up as the instructions showed. Blue wire was not even needed on my install in a 2005 Corvette. Tech guys straightened it out and all is good.
Pros: Allows to use factory Bose amp.
Cons: Wired up differently than instructions showed.
Great product. Showed up on time and as advertised. Great work once again.
Pros: works great
Pros: No cutting Just Follow the instruction and your done
no cutting no splicing just plug n play
Pros: There great
Does the job as expected. I appreciate the plug in type pig tail.
Pros: Plug in pig tail
Pros: Work excellent
This product is required as it replaces the warning tones which are programmed into the OEM unit being replaced.
Pros: simple install.
Cons: I seem to have lost my door lock tones.
This is installed in combination with a GMOS-04 adapter, a DNX890HD in a 2008 Corvette. Apparently it can be eliminated if the GMOS-04 cable is by passed (with Corvettes of certain years ), but I elected to include it and followed the instructions provided.
Pros: Instructions were clear and installation was easy. Would give 5 stars except I had no way of knowing 100% that the relay worked. Everything worked that was associated with the cable including sound quality, so I assume that it did work.
It's a relay
Pros: Works like it should.
Cons: None its self explanatory
This relay was required. Instructions are minimal. I am not an electrician and w/o Crutchfield advisor, I would not have know where to connect the wires. Would have been very helpful to include more specific wiring instructions with the MasterSheet sent with the NAV/Radio I bought.
Cons: A lot of wires. felt install instructions needed to be better.
Works great to watch movies on the fly
Pros: Great support team help for install
Cons: Lots of wires
Great product and very easy to install. I would of liked to see the relay be able to be connected to the radio. With all the adapters the harness became massive and cumbersome to install.
Pros: Went in very quickly
Cons: Need more documentation to install without pro help.
I was replacing a lightening fired unity in a 2003 Chrysler Town and Country with the Infinity system. Installing the relay was not really that difficult or complicated, except the instructions were confusing and not completely correct. The Crutchfield Technical support helped me get it properly installed. They were a big help.
Pros: Worked as promised
quality relay & connector with a wide range of uses.
Pros: comes with a sheet of suggested uses and wiring diagrams.
Works great matched up perfect
Installation is rather straight forward and it served the purpose of what it's supposed to do.
Pros: Does the job.
Cons: None to report.
Installed per Crutchfield instructions and it works as advertised.
Initially I hooked-up this relay, but din't like how I would have to struggle with finding a home for it. It works, but I chose to do without. I can't hear it anyway when I have music on.
Well theres four wires, and i only needed two both turn signal sounds work and i would recommend this to anybody who just wants to keep all the factory car sounds while having an aftermarket radio. It was very easy an no problem with product so far.
Installed in a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country with the Infinity sound system. I had to get instructions to connect the amp power lead (pass side kick panel). Works great.
Solution where each speaker has its own amp, this solution did not work. Product was returned. Sound muffled and noice from engin could be heard. Crutfield should consider other options.
I had a problem in my car. i had a cap, jl 1000/1 and a TMA320.4 running off the same REM line from my head unit. It simply wasnt enough power to startup all of the components. I put this relay in to put more power into the amps to start them up. Its a great thing and works flawlessly
Overview: The SPDT (single-pole, double throw) relay is a switch controlled by a voltage input instead of a mechanical action. By sending current through the relay, you can turn a device on or off without touching the device. The relay consists of two parts: the relay, which includes a 5-blade socket, and the 5-blade plug with 5 wires. It has a capacity for up to 30 Amps.
Wiring Considerations: Installation of this relay requires soldering of the connections. Installation of a 30-amp fuse and fuse holder may be required near the battery connection.
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I have no idea will find out when the instructions come[ Jeffrey Jun 30, 2016 ]
Gotta have the parts![ Michael G. May 29, 2016 ]
need to connect to speaker amp relay[ Grenard May 13, 2016 ]
Recommended by customer representative and technical support representative for bypass the factory infinity speaker relay so solve the 'no sound' issue.[ Jeffrey Jan 31, 2016 ]
running amps and cooling fans need a reliable 12 volt power source[ al Dec 11, 2015 ]
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 Feb 27, 2015 ] Staff