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2007 Ford escape hybrid: overheated..NAV system..a pioneer stereo…

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2007 Ford Escape Hybrid CD player...
2007 Ford Escape Hybrid
CD player overheated, and no longer working. It's all part of the NAV system though.
Bought a pioneer stereo to replace it, as Ford replacement price ridiculous.

bought a harness.
Then was told there is no harness for the hybrid. Was told needed wiring schematic to figure out which wires go where. What is truth? I just want to have a working stereo. I don't want that old NAV system.
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good evening and thank you for choosing JustAnswer, my name is XXXXX XXXXX i will be the technician assisting you with your concern and will try my best to help you wire in the new aftermarket unit to the factory speakers. I am my dealer's resident Hybrid technician ,but this is just a basic electrical concern,non hybrid related. Of course the nav unit is hybrid specific but this is just one of the types of audio control units (ACM module) and with your old nav unit removed you Will have some network fault codes stored in some other modules due to the 'no communication' status with the old nav unit, but it will not affect the proper operation of the other modules since the nav unit ACM is mostly an 'output' module device that displays information. Unfortunately,anytime you change out a module controlled audio system in a modern car to an aftermarket unit, the wiring Must be re-done to accomodate for the proper speaker wiring due to the internal amplifier in the aftermarket radio, and the output speaker wires from the radio will need to be connected directly to the speaker wiring from the speakers. I have posted the wiring diagrams for you to match up speaker wire colors to properly connect the speaker outputs. The power feeds will also be displayed in the wiring diagram, and the ground wire as well. Hope this helps, if you need any further information or have any further questions ,please feel free to ask, i will try my best to help you get this stereo working.

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