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  1. Model Year 2018 and Newer How do I integrate a DSP and subwoofer with the Harman Kardon system?

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    I have a 2019 Crosstrek Limited with the Harman Kardon system. As far as sound systems go, I think it's fine, but I've experimented with equalizer settings on my laptop while plugged into the system and I've found an EQ curve that REALLY goes a long way in making this system sound better, at...
  2. Applies to All Model Years Starlink error from aftermarket audio equipment? Here's the fix!

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    After doing some research before upgrading my 2019 Subaru Legacy's stock (not H/K) audio system, I came across a problem that I'm sure many of us DIY audio enthusiasts with vehicles from the last couple of years have come across and that there doesn’t seem to be a formal solution to: When you...
  3. Model Year 2012 to 2017 High amp alternator replacement

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    Has anyone replaced their stock alternator? I have a 2014 crosstrek, I run a 1000 RMS subwoofer system I have already replaced the battery and upgraded charging cables, I also have a second battery and compasiter. I need something because I have shorted my amp 4 times due to low voltage, I have...
  4. Model Year 2018 and Newer audio upgrade (speakers, amp, sub)

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    Hello xv users! Brand new to the forum and I've come for some advice and guidance on doing a full audio upgrade in my 2018 crosstrek (6.5" screen, non-upgraded audio system) which I bought back in April. I'm a bit of an audiophile and mostly listen to bass heavy music. Before buying the...
  5. Model Year 2012 to 2017 Capacitor yes or no?

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    Recently I did a sorta of DYI of an 2000W amp leaving the main OEM head unit. I replaced the speakers with kickers and put in a bazukia 6" sub. Now Crutchfield said this would help out with regulation of the voltage in the car. Oh by the way 2016 Limited Crosstrek - See this post of the for...
  6. Model Year 2012 to 2017 Telematics in a 2016 Limited Crosstrek - Attention Required Message

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    Anyone ever have a problem with Telematics in a 2016 Limited Crosstrek. Dealer looked at it once when I first got the alert in the app that says "Attention Required" and said he went though a full diagnostic and found nothing wrong. Then sent me home and told me to call the corp headquarters...
  7. My Install of Amp and Sub to Stock Headunit, 2015 XV Crosstrek

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    I did this about a year ago, just now getting to posting it... Sorry if I miss a couple details here and there. And I didn't get the idea to post until I was about halfway through, so some disassembly pics are a bit vague. I am pretty sure I began disassembly by taking the vent unit above the...
  8. Is this a good audio system

    Interior, Audio, and HVAC
    I know a little about car audio but was wondering if this system will be good and will work together for my subaru 2012 xv I am keeping the stock navi HU and doing these upgrades Alpine PDX-V9 1600W 5 CH Car Amplifier Alpine SWS-12D4 1500W Type S 12" Car Subwoofer Alpine SPS-610G 6.5" 240W 2...