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Ford Freestar, Mercury Monterey, Audio, Entertainment System, Van
#9 of 19 Re: Ford Freestar entertainment system [bournsmith]
Feb 15, 2009 (11:30 am)
I have a 2006 Freestar - It has the factory DVD entertainment system. I can't get the DVD to play through the audio speakers at all - seems to work only via headphones. Am I missing something? Bought it used and the DVD brochure is not with the car.
Thanks in advance for any help.
#10 of 19 Re: Ford Freestar entertainment system [abchi]
Feb 23, 2009 (8:00 pm)
Since no one has answered your post, I'll give it a try. What happens if you push the "Aux" button? Are there any controls in the rear seat? Did a remote control come with the car?
#11 of 19 Re: Ford Freestar entertainment system [dtownfb]
Feb 27, 2009 (1:52 pm)
Thanks for answering...
I have a remote control - but doesn't seem to help. When I hit Aux on the in-dash, it just gives me a "No Aux Source" message.
There is a control panel in the back, but again, can't switch away from the headphone only mode. It would seem to be straight-forward, but so far, we just can't get it to work.
#12 of 19 DVD stuck in Freestar Entertainment system
Jun 08, 2009 (7:38 am)
My 2004 Ford Freestar, which I bought used, came with a factory installed entertainment system. It's taken me a year to figure our how to get the sound working (a user error -- it really took me a year to read the manual). I was so pleased, especially the discover the previous owner left a Bob-the-Builder DVD in the player (a freebie I didn;t even have to negotiate for!) My enthusiasm waned and turned to disappointment when I discovered it won't eject. The eject button on the player actually pulls up the setup menu. The eject button on the remote work. It appears that the disc disengaged from the drive (pops up slightly) but it doesn't "spit out." I unscrewed the player from the ceiling, but the player itself is entirely enclosed. I wondered if the DVD might be warped from hot days in the sun, but it does play wonderfully. I just think we may ultimately get tired of Bob-the Builder. Any thoughts? Will I have to replace the entire unit. Or will I have to get reid of the van when we want to watch something else?
#13 of 19 04 Freestar Cassette/CD Player
Oct 06, 2009 (6:36 am)
My factory AM/FM Stereo Cassette/CD Player is displaying "Tape Eject" although no tape is in the player and hasn't been for sometime. Because of this, the CD player will not load a CD. All I have access to is the radio. Anyone have a solution?
#14 of 19 2005 Ford Freestar
Mar 13, 2010 (2:25 am)
A few months ago while driving down the road, we hit a bump and the DVD player and our radio stopped working.
Can someone suggest what can be wrong. My kids have been so patient with mom, but I feel bad that we don't even have music to listen. Thank you in advance.
#15 of 19 Re: Ford Freestar entertainment system [abchi]
Jul 09, 2011 (7:27 pm)
hey excuse me cn u tll me where du u get the aux port in ford freestar 2006. please leave a reply on my e-mail address i will be very thankfull 2 u my mail id is khizer.majeedhotmail.com
#16 of 19 Re: dvd system installation [mercmonty]
Mar 01, 2012 (9:53 am)
Did you ever installl a factory dvd player in your Monterey? I ask because I just bought a 2004 Monterey and I haved a factory dvd player that I want to install and wondered if the wiring is allready in place or do I have to wire it? I also wondered if when I take down the headliner to install the OEM dvd and OEM dvd bracket will the headliner be already marked on the other side as to where it should be trimmed to to install the mounting bracket and is there aready a place for that bracket to be connected to? Thanks, Richard Blake Email: blakespice1yahoo.com
#17 of 19 How to install a OEM DVD to a 2004 Mercury Monterey
Mar 01, 2012 (10:14 am)
I just bought a 2004 Mercury Monterey and would like to install an OEM DVD Player with OEM DVD Bracket. The DVD is from a 2004 Freestar and I have a OEM remote and 2 earphones. I wonder if the wiring is already in place when I remove the head liner or do I have to wire it and if there is a place already to bolt in the bracket? I also wonder if the interior side of the headline is marked in any way to indicate where it should be trimmed or if a pattern is available? (perhaps if there is already a setup to install the bracket it woulld just be a matter of knowing where to cut a small portion out without removing the head liner and figure where to cut once you establish where the bracket goes if wiring is also in place? There was an after market DVD in place and a 1" hole exists already with wiring to the dome light it appears with some type of a pin connector that goes somewhere? Any help woulld be appricated before I start this project! Richard Blake (email: blakespice1yahoo.com)
#18 of 19 Re: Ford Freestar entertainment system [abchi]
May 17, 2013 (5:41 am)
DID YOU EVER FIGURE OUT WHAT TO DO TO GET THE FORD FREESTAR DVD PLAYER TO PLAY THROUGH SPEAKERS? IT ONLY WANTS TO PLAY THROUGH THE WIRELESS HEADPHONES. DO YOU HAVE TO PUSH A BUTTON ON THE REAR CONTROLS IN CEILING OR ON RADIO??? THANKS AND GOD BLESS, PATRICK RHODES OR PATRHODESGMAIL.COM