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Crux SWRHK-65S Wiring Interface

Connect a new car stereo and retain the factory amp and steering wheel audio controls in select 2009-14 Hyundai and Kia vehicles

Item # 249HK65S

Crux's SWRHK-65S interface ensures that you can keep the factory steering wheel controls in select 2009-14 Hyundai...

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Crux's SWRHK-65S interface ensures that you can keep the factory steering wheel controls in select 2009-14 Hyundai...

Item # 249HK65S

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About the Crux SWRHK-65S Wiring Interface

Keep your factory options

Crux's SWRHK-65S interface ensures that you can keep the factory steering wheel controls in select 2009-14 Hyundai or Kia models when installing an aftermarket radio. Connect this interface to the wires on your new stereo's wiring harness, and you've covered the power, ground, and factory speaker connections for your new stereo. You'll retain the use of your factory amplifier, if present. The interface also retains the auxiliary input in your Hyundai and Kia models, if your new car stereo has a rear aux input.

You'll only be able to retain your steering wheel audio controls with a compatible car stereo made by Alpine, Blaupunkt, Clarion, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer, or Sony. No other brands are currently compatible.

Keep your factory options

Crux's SWRHK-65S interface ensures that you can keep the factory steering wheel controls in select 2009-14 Hyundai or Kia models when installing an aftermarket radio. Connect this interface to the wires on your new stereo's wiring harness, and you've covered the power, ground, and factory speaker connections for your new stereo. You'll retain the use of your factory amplifier, if present. The interface also retains the auxiliary input in your Hyundai and Kia models, if your new car stereo has a rear aux input.

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Product highlights:

  • connect a new stereo in select 2009-14 Hyundai and Kia models
  • retain your steering wheel controls with select car stereos
  • retains factory amplifier and auxiliary input
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # SWRHK-65S

What's in the box:

  • Radio replacement interface (for Hyundai/Kia)
  • Power/ground harness
  • Speaker harness
  • Steering wheel control harness
  • Steering wheel control adapter cable
  • Antenna adapter harness
  • Instructions

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Features

Radio Replacement Interface: The CRUX SWRHK-65S is a radio replacement interface for select Hyundai and Kia vehicles. It facilitates the integration of an aftermarket radio to enable retention of certain factory features when replacing a factory-installed radio and is also pre-programmed for retention of steering wheel controls.

Vehicle Compatibility: The CRUX SWRHK-65S radio replacement interface works with the following 2007-2014 Hyundai and Kia vehicles.

Make Model Year
Hyundai Accent 2010-2013
Azera (w/ Base Radio or non-NAV Radio + AMPs) 2007-2010
Elantra 2009-2014
Entourage 2009-2010
Genesis Sedan 2011-2013
Santa Fe 2009-2014
Veracruz 2008-2013
Kia Amanti 2009
Borrego 2009-2010
Forte 2010-2014
Optima 2009-2011 (early)
Rio 2009-2011 (early)
Rondo 2009-2012
Sedona 2009-2014
Sorrento 2009-2014
Soul 2010-2014
Notes: 2008-2010 Veracruz with NAV Radio + AMPs use  SWRKH-65P interface module (sold separately)

Retains Factory Amps: The CRUX SWRHK-65S interface will retain your vehicle's factory amplifier and fade control (when applicable).

Steering Wheel Control Retention: The CRUX SWRHK-65S comes pre-programmed to retain the factory steering wheel controls in your vehicle. The SWC harness consists of a right-angle 3.5mm connector and blue/yellow wire; you'll only use the connection type your aftermarket radio is equipped with. There is also steering wheel control (SWC) adapter for aftermarket radios with a 3-wire steering wheel control input. The SWRHK-65S will work with any of the listed aftermarket radio brands that feature a steering wheel control input using the appropriate harness, connector, and dip-switch settings (see owner's manual for appropriate settings).

  • 3.5mm Connector: Alpine, Clarion, Dual, Jensen, Pioneer, and Sony
  • Blue/Yellow Wire: Kenwood and JVC
  • 3-Wire Adapter: Other aftermarket radios (like Boss) with SWC Key 1, SWC Key 2, and SWC Ground wires
  • Green Wire (LIN-Bus): Not Used (tape off).

Factory Aux Input Retention: The SWRHK-65S interface module will retain your vehicle's factory aux input through its stereo RCA jacks. Your aftermarket head unit will need to have a rear Aux input.

Antenna Adapter: The SWRHK-65S provides a motorola to 2-wire antenna adapter to retain your vehicle's factory antenna.

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Customer Q&A

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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To retain factory steering wheel controls and other functions. [ ZACHARY  Mar 03, 2019 ]
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Makes the head unit look and work as part of the original equipment [ Adrian  Jan 01, 2019 ]
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Allows me to keep my steering wheel controls [ Jason  Dec 31, 2018 ]
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I didn't want to lose steering wheel control and the price was right. [ Kevin  Jul 03, 2018 ]
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I own a 2010 Kia Forte Koup SX 2.4L 6MT Theta 2 & bought the Kenwood DDX773BH aftermarket stereo. This was needed to complete the installation. [ Anthony   Jan 17, 2018 ]
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I believe this piece will allow the steering wheel controls to work. [ Jeffrey  Oct 29, 2017 ]
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This was recommended with the JVC radio I selected as part of an installation kit. [ TomPF  Sep 12, 2017 ]
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I wanted to keep my steering wheel connections in my car. [ Christian  Aug 25, 2017 ]
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need for car [ kenneth  Feb 07, 2017 ]
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Wife's car is equipped with steering wheel controls for the radio and I wanted to keep the system usable [ Vanuel  Jan 25, 2017 ]
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Because Troy is smarter than me. After a brief typing match, Troy researched my questions and helped me with answers Troy's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=4 [ Donald  Jan 22, 2016 ]
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Ease of install and has everything in one kit for the install [ Mignon  Dec 12, 2015 ]
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5 questions already asked

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Will this work with pioneer avh-4200nex?
[ Alec  Aug 19, 2019 ]
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It will depend on the exact year, make and model of the vehicle you are installing it in but yes, it should be compatible with that Pioneer.
[ Cosmo  Sep 11, 2019 ]  Staff
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yes , it worked great for me
[ Cynthia  Sep 10, 2019 ]
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Will this connect a Planet Audio P9640B aftermarket sterio to my 2012 Kia Forte factory stereo wiring set up?
[ Rain  Nov 04, 2018 ]
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If you have a compatible factory trim package, the Crux may be a recommended integration harness for you vehicle, sure. You'll need to connect the leads of the Crux to the leads of the aftermarket stereo's harness (packaged with the stereo). For additional assistance and personalized recommendations, feel free to contact us directly by phone or through our online chat service: https://www.crutchfield.com/support/ContactUs.aspx
[ Ryan  Nov 12, 2018 ]  Staff
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Is the factory USB retained for Kia Rio (2011)?
[ Jay  May 15, 2017 ]
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You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you.
[ Kenny  May 15, 2017 ]  Staff
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Are you able to use the factory microphone if using this interface?
[ Bennett  Sep 11, 2016 ]
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Sorry, no. Very few integration harnesses allow you to retain a factory Bluetooth microphone. The CRUX SWRHK-65S isn't one of them. I hope that helps. My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=5
[ Ryan  Sep 17, 2016 ]  Staff
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No it doesn't work unfortunately. Also the Kenwood stereo I bought has a bad microphone. last the crutchfield interface only allows you to use half of your steering wheel functions.
[ Malik  Sep 12, 2016 ]
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