About the Crux SOOFD-27C Wiring Interface
Wire in a new radio
Wire in a new radio
Crux's SOOFD-27C interface ensures that you can keep the factory speaker system in your Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury vehicle when you replace the factory radio. Connect the wires from this interface to the wires on the new stereo's wiring harness, and your power, ground, and factory speaker connections are covered.
The SOOFD-27C interface also offers the reverse output that you'll need if you're installing a navigation receiver. If you like your radio to keep playing after your vehicle is turned off, this interface also supports Retained Accessory Power (RAP) which keeps the music going until the door is opened.
Important Installation Notes
The SOOFD-27C interface is not compatible with factory SONY systems or the THX amplified systems.
- connect a new stereo to your factory wiring plug and keep your Retained Accessory Power (RAP) feature
- provides connections for reverse gear for installing GPS receivers
- warranty: 1 year
- MFR # SOOFD-27C
What's in the box:
- Radio replacement interface module (for Ford/Lincoln/Mercury)
- Wiring harness
- Installation Instructions
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More details on the Crux SOOFD-27C Wiring Interface
Radio Replacement Interface: The CRUX SOOFD-27C radio replacement interface facilitates the integration of an aftermarket head unit to enable retention of factory features (such as RAP) when replacing the factory installed radio in select 2004-2014 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, and Mazda vehicles with non-amplified factory audio systems.
Vehicle Compatibility: The CRUX SOOFD-27C is supported by the following 2004-2014 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, and Mazda vehicles with non-amplified factory audio systems.
|Explorer Sport Trac||2007-2010|
|STX/XL (w/ integrated radio)||2013-2014|
|F-250/350/450 (w/ CD player or in-dash CD changer)||2008-2012|
|Mustang (w/o shaker 500 or 1000)||2005-2012|
- Not compatible with factory installed Sony systems and THX systems with amplifier.
- Does not support factory steering wheel control (SWC) retention.
Retained Accessory Power (R.A.P.): The ignition power source of many Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles keeps the radio on until one of the doors is opened. This feature is called the R.A.P. (retained accessory power). The CRUX SOOFD-27C is designed to retain this feature.
Wiring Harness: The included wiring harness features 16-pin and 24-pin molex connectors that plug into your vehicle's factory radio harness, plus a 8-pin connector which plugs into the SOOFD-27C 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 -|
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