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PAC C2R-FRD1 Open Box Complete

Radio Replacement Interface for Select 2005-Up CAN-Bus Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Vehicles

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General Features:

  • Radio Replacement Interface for Select 2005-up MSCAN-bus Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Vehicles
  • Enables factory features such as rear seat entertainment, rear controls, and the THXII amp when the factory radio is replaced
  • Also provides RAP accessory power output, vehicle speed, illumination, reverse indication output and parking brake ouput signal to allow easy installation of an aftermarket NAV system
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty

Compatibility List:

  • Ford:
    • 2005-2007 Five Hundred
    • 2005-2007 Freestyle
    • 2005-2008 Mustang (Shaker 500 and 1000 inclued)
    • 2006-2008 Explorer
    • 2006-2008 Fusion
    • 2007-2008 Sport Trac
    • 2007-2008 Edge
    • 2007-2008 Expedition
    • 2008 Escape
    • 2008 F-250
    • 2008 F-350
    • 2008 F-450
    • 2008 Taurus
    • Note: Not compatible with F-250/F-350/F-450 with the XL trim package
  • Lincoln:
    • 2007-2008 MKX
    • 2007-2008 MKZ
    • 2007-2008 Navigator
  • Mercury:
    • 2005-2007 Montego
    • 2006-2008 Milan
    • 2006-2008 Zephyr
    • 2006-2008 Mountaineer
    • 2008 Mariner
    • 2008 Sable


  • Yellow – 12V Constant
  • Red – 12V Accessory
  • Black - Ground
  • Orange – Dash Light Dimmer/Illumination
  • Green – Left Rear Speaker (+)
  • Green with Black Stripe Left Rear Speaker (-)
  • White – Left Front Speaker (+)
  • White with Black Stripe – Left Front Speaker (-)
  • Purple – Right Rear Speaker (+)
  • Purple with Black Stripe – Right Rear Speaker (-)
  • Gray – Right Front Speaker (+)
  • Gray with Black Stripe – Right Front Speaker (-)


  • Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) audio is not retained through the speakers in Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles that are equipped with the Ford SYNC system. The RSE will power up, operate normally and pass audio through the IR headphones; however the audio can not be passed through the aftermarket radio.
  • Does not retain the factory RSE in 2006-2007 Ford Freestyle
  • Does not retain the THX amplifier in the 2006 Lincoln Zephyr

Harness Features

Vehicle Sound System
This refers to what kind of sound system the vehicle has. Premium audio systems are generally name brand systems (such as JBL, Bose, Rockford Fosgate, etc) that have been installed inside a vehicle when it leaves the factory. Often they more advanced systems, complex wiring, factory amplifiers, and other features that can make installing aftermarket component difficult.
Main Harness Function
Different installations on different vehicles require different harnesses. This type is what the harness is considered. Each wiring harness we sell serves a purpose such as installing an aftermarket car stereo, integrating an aftermarket amplifier with your factory car stereo, connecting Bluetooth to your factory car stereo, and more.
Additional Harness Features
The various features that the wiring harness provides to your car stereo and/or audio system.
Compatible Vehicle Make
Allows you to view only items that are compatible with your vehicle's make. Does not guarantee that it will work with your vehicle year or model.
Compatible Vehicle Make and Model
The model of vehicle that this vehicle specific product is designed for. Please keep in mind that engine variations can affect the compatibility of the products.

Premium Harness Features

Factory System Amplification
This refers to the factory sound system and whether the item is compatible with amplified or non-amplified systems.
Compatible Premium Audio Systems
Some vehicles have higher end audio systems installed in them by the manufacturer. This specifies which premium audio systems this item is compatible with.
On-Star Compatible
This means that the harness is compatible with vehicles that have On-Star built-in.
CAN-BUS Compatible
CANBUS Ballasts ensure compatibility with ALL vehicle makes and models without the need for additional accessories. In addition, they have built-in Anti-Flickering Capacitors to help prevent lighting issues caused by voltage spikes and drops by stabilizing the power.
GM-LAN Compatible
This means that the item is compatible with GM-LAN systems.
Compatible with Aftermarket Navigation Systems
This means that the item is made to work with aftermarket systems with navigation. Typically, this means that the harness has wires that are used with GPS navigation systems, such as VSS wires and others. Please read the product description for full details of this feature.
Chime Retention
This means that the harness is able to retain the vehicles chimes.


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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
90 days
Labor Warranty Duration
90 days
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

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C2R-FRD1 Open Box Complete



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Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: PAC C2R-FRD1 Open Box Complete