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      03-17-2011, 12:41 PM   #1
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Y-cable problems

Hi. Anyone have had experiences with the Y-cable? Such as the sound from the iPhone/iPod suddenly sound different? Or the music suddenly stops?
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      03-17-2011, 04:05 PM   #2
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hi.

it happened to me, but only when I had musiccontrol installed on my iPhone. But have you tried with only the usb cable? (Apple original or other)
dont know if theres some software update or what lately, but when i picked up my car last week, the seller told me that the y-cable was only used on "older" cars. So I use only the usb cable and have no problems with sound or anything.
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      03-18-2011, 09:56 PM   #3
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hi.

it happened to me, but only when I had musiccontrol installed on my iPhone. But have you tried with only the usb cable? (Apple original or other)
dont know if theres some software update or what lately, but when i picked up my car last week, the seller told me that the y-cable was only used on "older" cars. So I use only the usb cable and have no problems with sound or anything.
I guess mine's classified as "older cars". Tried with the iPhone cable and nothing. So back to the Y-cable.
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      03-19-2011, 04:05 AM   #4
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I guess mine's classified as "older cars". Tried with the iPhone cable and nothing. So back to the Y-cable.
Just for the record what version of the iPhone are you both using? I have just bought an iPhone4 but not tried it in the X1 yet.
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      03-19-2011, 04:16 AM   #5
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Just for the record what version of the iPhone are you both using? I have just bought an iPhone4 but not tried it in the X1 yet.
I use iPhone 4 with iOS 4.2.1
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      03-20-2011, 12:46 AM   #6
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Just for the record what version of the iPhone are you both using? I have just bought an iPhone4 but not tried it in the X1 yet.
Mine's iPhone 4 running on iOS 4.3.
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      04-12-2012, 09:47 AM   #7
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just tried the white i phone cable in place of the y cable, computer says 'reading' for over 5 mins before I gave up,y cable works fine, does anyone use the standard i phone cable ok ?
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Plugged the i phone in using the standard white apple cable this morning and it worked fine, displays all cover art now on my Nav screen and all streering control buttons works. No need to buy a y cable folks..all is well, now to get audio books working for that long drive back to the UK

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      04-16-2012, 03:34 PM   #9
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I think the Y-cable is required for those without satnav like mine. I tried the Apple cable, and while it charges it does not play back. I have the USB port and use a stick for playback - can control through steering wheel.
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