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OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

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OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by crownedking » Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:25 pm

** This is the route to go for these modifications! don't buy any hexed .ab files from online vendors. The Ford dealers will not apply them most of the time and it will end up costing you their hourly rate! **

You will also need to reprogram the FCDIM Module (4.2 screen display) using FORscan or Ford IDS to enable the Sirius Button. Once that is enabled, the wiring in place for the antenna and the ACM (head unit) is swapped you will have factory Sirius radio. You could also possibly swap the whole FCDIM Module from a Sirius like model. I replaced my ACM with part number: DG1T-19C107-DG, other models will work but they must be within the same year, example 2013 Interceptor any radio made in 2012 date stamped. Otherwise it will lead to problems such as no mic with Bluetooth audio, ect...


This was done using FORscan: (you will need to register and get extended license)

http://forscan.org/download.html

OBDLink MX Bluetooth Scan Tool:

https://www.scantool.net/obdlink-mxbt/

and a bluetooth enabled laptop.

The values are changed from Sirius disabled to Sirius enabled by doing the following changes:

CDIM 7A5-01-01 from: 0021 1000 00DF to: 2021 1000 00FF

I've used both the aftermarket antenna (NGHA1) in the middle of the front dash and wired all the way to the rear antenna plate on the roof. In the guide I show how to completely wire it up with the blank OEM antenna housing.

The NGHA1 Sirius XM antenna works great.

http://www.supermotors.net/registry/27445/85611
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by 13TTPI » Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:17 pm

So if my car has the black antenna cover on the roof, does that mean the sat antenna is already there?

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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by 13TTPI » Wed Mar 23, 2016 5:58 am

I think my question was answered already on the next thread, since my car is sync equipped it should have the antenna already.

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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by crownedking » Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:33 am

Yes, only sync factory enabled are prewired and have the actual antenna.
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by crownedking » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:29 pm

see the first post.
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by Celticwolf » Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:37 am

Any aftermarket antennea or cables that can work?

I ask because without sync, i have to run the whole cable, which looks to be a specific length designed to be installed one way. In addition to being expensive.

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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by klrsmith » Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:25 am

What were the disabled to enabled changes you made at 7A5-01-01 ? I found a DG1T-19C107-DG on ebay for $55.
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by crownedking » Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:52 pm

The changes are at 7A5-01-01

The values are changed from non-siriusXM enabled to siriusXM enabled by doing the following changes: (sync car used, may also enable AUX port.)

FCDIM 7A5-01-01 from: 0021 1000 00DF to: 2021 1000 00FF

I've also done this on a car without sync so you guys can either use that method below or place the aftermarket antenna (NGHA1) in the middle of the front dash. In the guide I show how to completely wire it up with the blank OEM antenna housing, the sync setup is self-explanatory.

The NGHA1 Sirius XM antenna works great.

http://www.supermotors.net/registry/27445/85611
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by klrsmith » Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:32 am

Excellent, thanks for the assistance!
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by kidtroopa » Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:38 pm

crownedking wrote:The changes are at 7A5-01-01

The values are changed from non-siriusXM enabled to siriusXM enabled by doing the following changes: (sync car used, may also enable AUX port.)

FCDIM 7A5-01-01 from: 0021 1000 00DF to: 2021 1000 00FF

I've also done this on a car without sync so you guys can either use that method below or place the aftermarket antenna (NGHA1) in the middle of the front dash. In the guide I show how to completely wire it up with the blank OEM antenna housing, the sync setup is self-explanatory.

The NGHA1 Sirius XM antenna works great.

http://www.supermotors.net/registry/27445/85611
You're a life safer! Just enabled sirius. Wish I found you earlier for the keyless entry mod. Next on the list AWD gauge.

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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by klrsmith » Wed Sep 07, 2016 1:15 pm

Now that I got this working and had a couple days to test it out (works like a champ), here are a couple of data points; I have a Non-Sync Ecoboost.

The Sirius mod above seems to have also enabled the AUX port (you'll need to add a cable for this), and added some SYNC menus to the system (the SYNC menus don't actually do anything). It also seems that you are restricted to only 6 presets in the FM mode - when trying to save to 7-10, they don't seem to "write/save".
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by kidtroopa » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:44 am

I seems by enabling the sirius and aux button...I've disabled the phone button. Gonna revert back to original settings to see if in fact this mod is the culprit.

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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by gzac1959 » Mon Sep 26, 2016 3:00 pm

Code does not work on a 14 pi without sync

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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by klrsmith » Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:34 pm

Hi gzac1959,

I have a 2014 PI non-sync ecoboost - I was able to reprogram the FCDIM before even replacing the ACM and I was able to hit the Sirius button and see it try to tune. Once I replaced the ACM and added an antenna, the Sirius preview channel started playing.

On another note for everyone, I did not route the OEM Antenna cable back to the rear of the roof - I simply routed the cable from the PI dash tray area and plugged in the NGHA1 antenna to the ACM. I mounted the Antenna under the dash near the windshield - your plastic dash won't interfere with the SAT signal and reinstalled the dash tray.
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Post by crownedking » Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:51 pm

i would actually like to see a picture of that or have you explain. did you buy the antenna on eBay? that middle dash tray has metal underneath it... well you saved yourself a lot of time, was a bitch putting it in the rear took about two hours.
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by klrsmith » Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:38 pm

Hi CK,

Ha, yeah I figured out pretty quickly that this would be a pain in the a$#. The tray has a metal plate under it - but the rest of the dash is just the vinyl and plastic - so, to the left and in front of the "tray hole" is a steel beam that runs along the firewall - I used a couple of those ezpass adhesive Velcro strips and mounted the antenna on top of the beam. I bought the NGHA1 off ebay for $14.

Hopefully the two pics attached will show you a better description :-)
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by crownedking » Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:51 pm

wow, i will try this on my other cars. thanks and glad that helped you out!
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by Celticwolf » Sat Oct 01, 2016 2:00 am

That is a pretty sweet solution. Thanks for posting, my 2015 didn't come with sync either, and i have procrastinated about running the antenna to the roof.

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Post by crownedking » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:07 pm

wow, thank you klrsmith! this is the easiest solutions for adding the xm radio. i cannot believe how well the antenna works there. i've done 3 like that now. direct plug into the factory radio, don't even need the ford cable.
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Re: OEM factory enabled Sirius radio swap

Post by klrsmith » Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:57 am

Hey CK,

No problem brother - your Forscan programming info above was certainly helpful to me! I'm glad someone got some use from my lazy innovation...

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