RCA cables in glove box?

Discussion in 'Gen II Prius Accessories & Modifications' started by tadman101, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. tadman101

    tadman101 New Member

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    Hi everyone:

    I'm new here so I hope I've posted this in the right spot. I just bought a 2008 base model and there are component cable "ins" coming from the glove box. (As in I could plug the red, white, and yellow cables into these cables). I have no idea what these are for, and neither did the dealer I bought it from. Are they aftermarket modification? What might they do?

    Any help will be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks!
     
  2. qbee42

    qbee42 My other car is a boat

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    They must be after-market. Presumably someone tied into the video of the MFD.

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    Any idea how they would work? Before we bought the car we had the dealer replace the MFD because the touchscreen function did not work. Do you think this aftermarket modification had anything to do with it?
     
  4. qbee42

    qbee42 My other car is a boat

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    Possibly. I know there is a composite video input in the MFD that is normally used for the backup camera. Some Prius owners have connected to that for after-market cameras, DVD players, computers, and the like.

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    Ok thanks! I'll stay away from them then. It was a hefty fee to replace that MFD, even with Toyota cutting the dealer a break.
     
  6. firepa63

    firepa63 Former Prius Owner

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    If the dealer replaced the MFD, he should have seen where the wires were connected.