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Ford Mustang, Coupe, Convertible
#591 of 1524 Re: Shaker 500 don't like ColdPlay [graphicguy]
Sep 22, 2005 (8:06 am)
It just doen's make sense to me. The new ColdPlay (XY is it called?) doesn't work in mine, the older ColdPLay do. This is not a burned CD. It works in my wife's 2002 Explorer EB. It works in my house. Why, it even worked in the Alfa 156! It works everywhere except my Mustang. they had a V6 Cabrio in the showroom with a Shaker 500. I put it in there. It also did not work. Nobody from Ford has even bothered to give me an explanation as to what "D1 F1" means.
Isn't there something about an A spec and B spec radio? I wonder if that would help my predicament.
#592 of 1524 Re: Shaker 500 don't like ColdPlay [cmnott]
Sep 23, 2005 (3:18 am)
I remember reading that copy-protected discs are becoming more and more common. I also recall reading that because of the protection scheme, users may experience some troubles. I personally have never experienced this, but have read about users that have. Could this possibly be at work here and not the head unit? I don't like Coldplay so I don't have the disc but I do know they are very popular and would want to protect their music. Maybe this disc is using a new protection scheme that is interfering with the firmware in the head unit. Just my first thoughts on this.
#593 of 1524 Re: Shaker 500 don't like ColdPlay [cmnott]
Sep 23, 2005 (5:03 am)
I've got the "B" spec Shaker 500. It's probably one of the first ones they used in production vehicles since mine was built in March.
What the difference is between it an "A" spec, I have no clue.
I have heard of the "copy protection" schemes on some of the new discs that keep people from posting songs on "share sites". I don't know that you can know for certain which discs would or would not have this copy protection scheme.
Sounds plausible, though.
#594 of 1524 Re: Shaker 500 don't like ColdPlay [pumpkinfish]
Sep 23, 2005 (5:50 am)
Maybe the CD senses that the Shaker 500 has MP3 ability? Is that what you are getting at?
I tried it in a base Mustang V6, not a Shaker, and it workerd...maybe it is the MP3 player that screws with the CD?
#595 of 1524 Re: Shaker 500 don't like ColdPlay [cmnott]
Sep 23, 2005 (6:54 am)
I'm not sure if this information will help with your problem, but here goes....
I have a Shaker 500 and I have played burned mp3 disks in my radio. It doesn't like some of the disks, but it usually plays them. When a mp3 disk is playing it will display D1 F1, etc. That means, Disk 1, Folder 1 and then it will have the track number. I can't tell you about cold play, because I don't listen to them.
#596 of 1524 05 Convert Mustang drivers side squeak
Sep 23, 2005 (2:27 pm)
I have a 05 convert mustang that has a irratating squeak that comes from either the drivers side dash or door. It only makes a noise when I'm on a bumpy road. The road doesn't have to be in bad shape for this to happen. Sound familiar to anybody ??? Thanks for the help.
#597 of 1524 Re: Shaker 500 don't like ColdPlay [hot_rod]
Sep 26, 2005 (10:46 am)
I wonder why the Shaker 500 thinks that my store bought CD is an MP3 disc?
It is pretty pathetic that no one at my Ford dealer knows what D1 F1 means except you.
#599 of 1524 Re: 05 Convert Mustang drivers side squeak [hrsnrnd]
Sep 28, 2005 (9:23 am)
My 05GT dash rattles and squeaks since day one. Different places on different days, totally random and I credit it to just poor quality / design. I brought it in and drove with the service manager and he played deaf and then told me even BMWs have squeaking dash boards. Just on the way to work today I got a new loud rattle and I'm seriously considering selling the piece of Sh_t - if I can .
#600 of 1524 Re: Re hughes 200 [mudpie70]
Sep 28, 2005 (10:03 am)
I've had the same rattle in the right rear quarter. Originally, I thought it was coming from the rear seat, then the dealer said it was from the jack in the trunk. However, even after wrapping the jack and going over the rear sear with a fine tooth comb, I still have the rattle. It almost sounds like it's coming from the right rear wheel well area, but it's hard to tell. BTW, I have the Shaker 1000 with the monstrous speaker thing in the trunk, but the dealer says that's not the source of the noise. Can anyone help?