Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: What precautions should be followed when connecting a device to the auxiliary jack?

asked by on

What precautions should be followed when connecting a device to the auxiliary jack?

A: While using the auxiliary jack is really ab...

While using the auxiliary jack is really about as simple as connecting the device, turning both systems on and then enjoying your music, there are a few precautions that you should follow. Here’s what you should know:

  • Turn the volume down on your player and turn the volume up on the car’s radio if the audio is distorted.

  • If the volume on your player is too high, the sound will be low quality.

  • Only use a standard line out connection. Never use a line level output.

  • Don’t adjust the sound or other controls on your device while driving as it will distract you from looking at the road.

  • The sound output level and quality varies with each device, so you may have to experiment with settings to get things just right.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I can while listening to the radio?

Seeking is a feature that helps you find a radio station to listen to. When you seek, the radio will skip to the next available frequency, play it for a few seconds, and then skip to the following available frequency....

Q: When I come to a complete stop or an incline, the truck idles down and starts to shake really bad.

Hi there. The problem you're describing typically is caused by a restriction in fuel flow, caused either by the idle control valve, ERG valve, or dirty or clogged injectors or throttle body that needs to be cleaned. If the shaking...

Q: How do I make a conference call?

You can use the infotainment system to make a conference call. Making a conference call requires a few steps, but is very straightforward. Start by being in a call. Whether you make the call or answer an incoming call...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...