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iDatalink KIT-FTR1 Factory System Adapter

Install and connect a new car stereo in select 2015-up Ford pickups (also requires ADS-MRR module) — double-DIN radios

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About the iDatalink KIT-FTR1 Factory System Adapter

Install a new radio in your Ford truck

You bought a 2015-up Ford pickup — it's a great vehicle, but its dashboard makes it difficult to upgrade the factory radio. The iDatalink KIT-FTR1 factory system adapter (along with the Maestro ADS-MRR module, sold separately) gives you everything you need to install an aftermarket double-DIN (4" tall) stereo and wire it up to your Ford pickup with its 4.3" My Ford radio. With any car stereo, this package retains your amplifier and backup camera (if equipped), along with your steering wheel audio controls.

Install a new radio in your Ford truck

You bought a 2015-up Ford pickup — it's a great vehicle, but its dashboard makes it difficult to upgrade the factory radio. The iDatalink KIT-FTR1 factory system adapter (along with the Maestro ADS-MRR module, sold separately) gives you everything you need to install an aftermarket double-DIN (4" tall) stereo and wire it up to your Ford pickup with its 4.3" My Ford radio. With any car stereo, this package retains your amplifier and backup camera (if equipped), along with your steering wheel audio controls.

iDatalink to the rescue

Install an iDatalink-compatible car stereo from Alpine, JVC, Kenwood, or Pioneer, and you'll also retain your truck's SYNC features, including hands-free calling and music streaming. You'll also retain the fader control and full functionality of your factory amplifier, along with your rear seat entertainment system (if present). You can set up gauges on your new car stereo's touchscreen to check engine performance and other vehicle data, such as tire pressure, battery voltage, and "door ajar" warnings. You'll be able to choose which gauges you'd like to appear on the screen, and you'll even be able to check the engine codes when a warning light comes on.

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Product highlights:

  • allows you to install a double-DIN radio in your Ford truck (also requires the Maestro ADS-MRR module)
  • includes dash kit, wiring harness, and other wiring
  • retains steering wheel controls, backup camera, and factory amp turn on with any car stereo
  • extra features with an iDatalink-compatible radio
    • SYNC (including USB port, Aux input, and Bluetooth)
    • factory amp (fader control and DSP)
    • rear seat entertainment system
    • visual park assist, tire pressure display, voltage display, and more
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # KIT-FTR1
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What's in the box:

  • Radio housing
  • Vehicle harness
  • Backup camera harness
  • Ribbon-cable
  • Pocket
  • Rubber mat
  • 2 Side brackets
  • Bottom bracket
  • 2 Control board covers
  • 2 Pocket screws
  • Four M5 x 20mm screws
  • Three M6 x 12mm screws
  • Four M5 washers
  • Three M6 washers
  • Quick Start Guide

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Crutchfield customer from Wellsville, NY on 7/16/2019

2018 Ford F-150 XLT

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Wish it was gloss black or maybe match oem color a little better. Leaves a small gap between aftermarket radio on the bottom

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Perfect

Crutchfield customer from West Columbia, SC on 6/25/2019

2018 Ford F-150 XL

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Perfect fit. I am an unexperienced woman and did it all by myself. Installed it on F-150 2018

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Crutchfield customer from Stafford, VA on 6/23/2019

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Wonderful products

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Crutchfield customer from Roosevelt , UT on 6/18/2019

2017 Ford F-250 XLT

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Worked as advertised. Allowed me to install aftermarket deck in my super duty and retain all of factory options. Got a little confused on a couple of the steps but team Crutchfield's support walked me through without issue. Thanks guys. Got me rocking!!!

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Crutchfield customer from Safford, AZ on 6/7/2019

2017 Ford F-350 XL

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Fit perfectly

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Tedious move but it matches perfectly

Crutchfield customer from Saint James, MO on 5/26/2019

2018 Ford F-150 XLT

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A bit tedious to move and connect everything from the OEM panel but it matches perfectly and the directions (you have to download them!) are detailed. It even gives you a new storage bin not present in the OEM panel.

Pros: Exact fit and matches perfectly

Cons: Tedious parts move

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Looks great! Be careful switching over climate control boards!

Crutchfield customer from Florissant, MO on 5/10/2019

2015 Ford F-150 XL

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Awesome fitment. Looks factory in my 2015 F150 XL. Also, the customer service from idatalink/maestro is fantastic. I managed to short out my climate control board, melting the supplied ribbon cabless during the install, my fault, but I called them and they were able to dig out a new set of cables for me and overnighted them to me. After sourcing a new climate control board from the junk yard, I was back in business with everything working great!

Pros: Looks factory installed. Lines up perfectly

Cons: Kind of expensive considering it's basically molded plastic with a few USB/HDMI butt connectors.

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Greg from Colorado Springs, CO on 4/8/2019

2015 Ford F-150 XLT

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Looks great and is made to fit the space

Pros: Pioneer 4400NEX fits great in the opening

Cons: Not the same color of the rest of my dash, but doesn't stick out too badly either. Plastic is thinner than OEM and feels a bit flimsy.

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Perfect fit for double din upgrade F150

Crutchfield customer from Cape Coral, FL on 4/6/2019

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Perfect fit works great thank you

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Crutchfield customer from Falls Church, VA on 2/9/2019

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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Fits great. 2016 f-150 that had a 8 inch touchscreen that But no navigation or climate controls. Crutchfield said it would not work but it does.

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Lance from Patriot, IN on 2/5/2019

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Looks great in my truck. Wasn't too hard to install. The directions are really good. I even kept backup camera functionality with my oem camera even though that wasn't listed as a feature.

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Crutchfield customer from Fond Du Lac, WI on 1/27/2019

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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Fits nicely, I don't personally like the textured feel but I am sure it fits with other models. You have to modify the dash but as long as you're patient it won't be a problem, was missing some of the clips which I just took form the original piece

Pros: Nice good, good instructions

Cons: It's tough to move the large plate behind the factory radio but doable

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Crutchfield customer from Lompoc, CA on 1/15/2019

2018 Ford F-250 XLT

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Exact fit. It doesn't quite match the rest of the interior but it's close. Install instructions are fine but rest assured it's going to take a few hours to disassemble the factory controls and reassemble into the new unit.

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An Excellent Solution, More Pro than Consumer Grade

Russell from Troy, IL on 1/8/2019

2003 Honda Civic

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In early 2018, I bought a 2015 Ford F150. Beautiful truck that was perfect for all my needs... except... that lame 4.3" screen and barely-there sound system! Crutchfield to the rescue! The Alpine iLX-207 so I needed the iDatalink Maestro ADS-MRR and a iDatalink KIT-FTR1 dash plate to support my new double-din unit. It was a bit daunting to re-engineer my climate controls into that KIT-FTR1. In general, the available "3D" model install video was very helpful. However, it was a bit misleading about the ribbon cable re-installation. I followed the video to a "T" and had them in backwards. Being a computer geek for a living, I used my own judgement and put them in the other way and VIOLA! I was good to go!

Pros: Using Existing Climate Controls saves a bunch of money! Fit and finish matches nicely with my 2015 F150

Cons: Complex Re-engineering of Climate Controls

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Fits like a glove!

Milton from Benbrook, TX on 12/11/2018

2018 Ford F-150 XL

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This kit has a finished look like OEM. Quality parts that went together with the factory parts like they were made to. Kind of a long installation, but instructions were thorough and complete. Just read the directions and it will all fit and work perfect!

Pros: Look and feel of OEM construction.

Cons: New technology took a little longer to install than planed.

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Abel from Aurora, CO on 12/3/2018

2015 Ford F-150 XLT

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The dash kit looks great fits nicely... One of the usb ports does not function well though...it shorts out my trucks strereo when i plugmy phone into it and that really sucks.

Pros: Looks great fits well

Cons: One of the usb ports is malfunctioning...shorting out the Android radio it connects to..

Crutchfield response on 12/5/2018
Once we saw this review, our Tech Support specialist, Joe, reached out to Abel to help him further. We'll either help him get the USB port working the way it should, or help him return the kit for an exchange or refund.

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Edward from Bishopville, SC on 11/30/2018

2015 Ford F-150 XLT

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Really would like to give this 5 stars but, I can't. Installation left a bad taste in my mouth. For the F-150 this kit requires the removal and relocation of the climate control circuit boards. Having a background in electronics, I felt competent to do this task. I was careful not to drop the boards, used a soft surface and also grounded myself to prevent damage from static discharge. The instructions are pretty well written except for the installation and orientation of the new ribbon cables. Luckily, I took a few pics during the breakdown. After reinstalling everything, I found that AC and heating were completely dead. Nothing worked. HVAC, seat belt and airbag indicator lights, or panel lights. Nothing! Long story short. After 2 long days of trouble shooting, disassembly and reassembly. Even a call to Crutchfield customer support, who promised to contact iDatalink and call back but, never did. I came to the conclusion that somehow the circuit broads were damaged. So, 2 hours trip to the only salvage yard with a matching part number face plate with circuit board and $125 later, I replaced the circuit boards which put my system back in business. The face plate material also left a lot to be desired. The material is smooth unlike the textured surface of the original which would seem to be more apt to scratch easily. And my final concern, the first time i plugged in the usb cable, the usb port popped out and ended up being glued back.

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Cons: Critical installation steps should have better instructions/photos. Texture does not match original factory. USB ports need to better anchored

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Crutchfield customer from Avon Lake, OH on 11/8/2018

2015 Ford F-150 XLT

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This is an amazing OEM quality finish! Great YouTube video shows the step by step process. Just watch and pause as you follow along with the install. Love how it gives a new storage pocket as it eliminates all those terrible radio buttons.

Pros: Fits perfect, no gaps Finish of the plastic is the exact same as the rest of the dash Additional storage area for phone and using CarPlay

Cons: Installing the HVAC controls is tricky. Must get the temp dial lined up

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Joseph m from Seffner, FL on 9/30/2018

2018 Ford F-250 XL

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Was very easy to install and looks like it is factory

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Crutchfield customer from San Antonio, TX on 9/4/2018

2015 Ford F-150 XL

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Good product, worked out great for me. Not sure if I would recommend this to a first timer though. It required a few tweaks to get this module to integrate to the factory system. Overall, it looks and works good. The cubby and USB connections are awesome to have now.

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Damion from Owings Mills, MD on 8/5/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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No to pleased when I found no instructions in the box and the new harness didn't have an accessory trigger to turn on the radio.

Pros: factory look

Cons: need printed instructions

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Good setup

Brett from Spokane Valley, WA on 7/30/2018

2018 Ford F-250 XLT

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This worked well to replace the stock 4" Sync system in a 2018 F250 XLT. The video installation guide was good. The guide didn't exactly match my installation, but was still good enough that I could figure it out.

Pros: Everything worked as stated, and was reasonably easy to install.

Cons: The USB ports should be locked in place so they can't push out the back. I had to figure out a way to lock them in place so they don't push out the back when you plug in a USB drive or cable.

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Almost perfect

Mike from Baytown, TX on 7/28/2018

2017 Ford F-250 XL

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Installed this on 2017 F-350 XL without sync. There was no ignition wire, had to run one from the PTO to get my radio to turn on and off. Everything else was perfect. This was less work to install than some other brands. Looks great in my truck, matches good with the interior. All my A/C controls transferred great. The cubby hole is awesome, it's very deep. The USB plugs, line-in and HDMI work great with my Android radio. Very happy over all.

Pros: Fits, HDMI/USB/Line-in, Cubby Hole, Less work than other brands

Cons: No ignition wire for Ford trucks without sync

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Great upgrade

Ethan from Manchester, KY on 7/24/2018

2015 Ford F-150 XLT

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Awesome product. Easy to install. Looks factory.

Pros: Easy to install looks great. Better stereo

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Kiefer, OK on 6/5/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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I was disappointed it claims you can retain sync. If you do it doesn't work right because it's fighting with radio. Other than that it works great to retain your steering wheel controls

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Perfect fit, OEM appearance

MIGUEL from Buckeye, AZ on 5/21/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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Finally I was able to get my stock 4-inch display in my F-150 updated to a real head unit! The day I purchased my 150 I attempted to order an upgrade kit but that wasn't possible because this kit hadn't been released, fast forward to today and the OEM radio was replaced with a Kenwood DNS-974S which made a lot more sense for the vehicle. Compared to another similar kit from PAC, this kit requires some extra work with respect to OEM boards that need to be transferred. The fit is perfect, the look and feel is perfect, new radio in the dash looks OEM and after a few minor issues with some bad cables that were shipped the install was completed, the dash was closed and I'm an extremely happy customer! This is a very solid kit, compared to the competitor the braces are metal not plastic, the cables are all included to connect to the also required Maestro RR which I needed to integrate into my Sync and maintain controls. What's more, even the factory backup cam can be integrated via a supplied cable so no extra items needed, it's all complete.

Pros: -Everything you need is included -Excellent video on Crutchfield from iDatalink shows entire install process -Factory OEM Backup cam cable included -Metal hardware not plastic -USB and HDMI inputs included on trim

Cons: -Extra OEM boards transferred to new kit when compared to PAC -Proprietary cables are delicate, beware of orientation

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Crutchfield customer from Heber City, UT on 5/16/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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Looks better than I expected. I removed a star because it didn't come with any screws to assemble it. I used the factory stereo screws and had to cut a few of them, was worried they were too long.

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Crutchfield customer from Las Vegas, NV on 5/4/2018

2017 Ford F-150 XLT

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Worked great

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Louis from Paducah, KY on 4/29/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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Perfect fit. Looks and functions like OEM. Quite pleased so far. Steering wheel buttons function precise.

Pros: Everything included for install.

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Crutchfield customer from New Concord, OH on 4/23/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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Nice fit and match

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Looks nice - good connectors - but....

Scott from Marysville, OH on 4/22/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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For the final appearance, and the lay out I would actually give it 4 - However that being said I have multiple issues with this kit, as I replaced a PAC kit I put in my truck when I first purchased it since iDatalink took a few years to come out with this kit OR update the firmware (I had a Maestro RR my previous F150) My first issue being the complexity. To install the PAC kit I had to cut or remove nothing from my dash. This required that I cut out a section of my dash, then remove a section of the dash framework. Cutting the plastic wasn't major, removing the frame was. Even removing the frame work the orientation of the Sync module makes the connections on the back and presses into the back of the dash. If you mount the backup camera module as instructed its connector/harness also impacts the back of the cavity and with the routing of my harness - pulls hard on the cable bundle. I ended up rotating the module 90' and re drilling the plate. After completing the install, my Sync module still doesn't work. this is a problem with Sync module it is dead and the Maestro is responding. I could have installed the Maestro in my truck with only purchasing the iDatalink wiring harness for much less money. Looking at the end result I don't feel it was worth the price or the time to install it. Its nice.. but I have what I had before -- and cant go back after the cutting. If you don't have experience installing you may want to have it done by a pro.

Pros: -Nice appearance -Adds large pocket with auxiliary lots of aux ports (2 USB - HDMI - audio jack) -Moves heating controls up off the console.

Cons: -Difficult installation if retaining Sync and Backup camera module. -Have to permanently modify your dash opening -Remove or cut out a section of the dashboard frame -Pricey for a couple of pieces of plastic. and a wiring jumper. -Cant remove Sync module without fully removing stereo. (Which I need to do since apparently my Sync module is sick.) -No instructions in the box - Had to go download them. -2 cables not there for the Maestro module - lucky I didn't toss my old harness adapter

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Chad from Englewood, CO on 4/19/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XL

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I'd give it 5 but there were no directions in the box. Easy enough to google, so that wasn't to difficult. Fits in the hole perfectly.

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Jonathan from Benton, LA on 4/16/2018

2015 Ford F-150 XL

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All Good!

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Quality item

Crutchfield customer from Garland, TX on 4/10/2018

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Quality, well-fitting part that matches the factory interior finish perfectly. Very thorough instructions, be sure to pay attention to the part about clocking the temperature knob!. Very nice.

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Looks good but poorly made

Crutchfield customer from Buffalo, NY on 4/8/2018

2016 Ford F-150 XLT

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All ports were poorly attached. Each one broke. Had to have repaired

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Crutchfield response on 4/10/2018
We're sorry you had issues with your adapter. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please just reach out to our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Crutchfield customer from Leesburg, FL on 4/1/2018

2017 Ford F-250 XL

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Fits great. Looks factory

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Larold :) from Whiteriver, AZ on 3/11/2018

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For the "18" f150 with the 4inch screen "without sync",and with a rear camera , the iDatalink dashkit fit perfect and the T harness plug right in ,the iDatalink came with one OBD II harness(long orange/yellow wires) and separate harness with just rear camera out and another harness with both OBD II wires and rear cam rca out,the harness with both OBD and rear cam out fit my f150 but while in reverse camera wasn't clear,it was static with white lines on picture,iDatalink needs to add another wire to the harness with rear view camera/OBD ,I had to add a ground shield wire to the harness,now my rear view camera shows clear,other then that everything works and looks good

Pros: Looks good ,Crutchfield ships fast

Cons: Had to add shield wire to rear camera harness fr better picture

Crutchfield response on 3/13/2018
After seeing Larold's review, our Vehicle Integration mastermind, Darren, contacted iDatalink to follow up. iDatalink had become aware of the problem, and they're updating this kit's harness to include the shield ground to improve the camera picture quality.

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Gerald G. from Hammond, IN on 12/30/2017

2017 Ford F-150 XL

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I chose this kit over the Scoshce kit because I wanted to retain my stock heat/AC controls. The pocket is more functional on the iDatalink kit than it is in the PAC kit. The fit and finish is matched to the factory dash. It looks great installed. If you are changing out the stock radio in your F-150, this is the way to go. As usual, Crutchfield customer service is the best.

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Features

Ford F-Series OEM Integration Dash Kit & Vehicle Harness: The iDatalink Maestro KIT-FTR1 consists of an OEM integration dash kit and vehicle harness designed specifically for select 2015+ Ford F-Series trucks with the 4.3-inch "My Ford" factory radio. The KIT-FTR1 lets you replace the "My Ford" factory radio with an iDatalink Serial Port compatible head unit or other aftermarket head unit using the Maestro RR Car Radio Replacement Interface module (794ADSMRR, sold separately). Click here for a list of compatible Ford F-Series trucks. Or, click here to find out what works with your particular vehicle.

Note: The iDatalink Maestro KIT-FTR1 requires the purchase of the iDatalink Maestro RR (794ADSMRR).

OEM Grade Fit & Finish Kit: The KIT-FTR1 OEM integration kit features a factory grade fit & finish to match the contour and color of your vehicle's dash. In addition, the KIT-FTR1 comes with a convenient storage pocket to keep your smartphone device. The storage pocket includes flush-mounted dual USB ports, one HDMI port, and a Aux 3.5mm input for your head unit (if applicable). Both USB ports support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality (with compatible headunit and phone).

Vehicle Harness: The iDatalink Maestro KIT-FTR1 includes a vehicle harness which inserts into the iDatalink Maestro RR interface module (sold separately), plugs into your vehicle's factory radio harness, and hardwires to the harness of your new aftermarket Double-DIN receiver. The installation harness contains two Molex connectors which plug into your Ford F150's factory radio harness. On the other end of the harness are four multi-pin connectors which plug into the Maestro RR interface module (sold separately). There is also a backup camera harness with a composite video connector which allows you to retain your vehicle's factory backup camera.

Retained Features: The follow factory features (if applicable) are retained when replacing your aftermarket head unit with a compatible iDatalink Serial Port head unit from Kenwood, JVC, Alpine, or Pioneer using the Maestro RR Car Radio Replacement Interface module and KIT-FTR1 installation kit.

  • Steering Wheel Controls
  • Sync with Media Player (USB/Aux) & Bluetooth (Phone/Music)
  • Analog or Digital Amp with Turn On, Fader, DSP & Gain
  • Satellite Radio (external tuner only)
  • Secondary Display (only in some vehicles)
  • Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Backup Camera + Pro Trailer Backup Assist (if factory equipped)

Note: When installing an aftermarket head unit without the iDatalink Serial Port, only steering wheel control and amplifier turn-on on are retained.

Extra Features: The follow extra features are retained when replacing your aftermarket head unit with a compatible iDatalink Serial Port head unit from Kenwood, JVC, Pioneer, or Alpine using the Maestro RR Car Radio Replacement Interface module and KIT-FTR1 installation kit.

  • Selectable Performance Gauges
  • Tire Pressure Display
  • Battery Voltage Display
  • Read/Reset Check Engine Codes
  • Door Open Status and Warning
  • Visual Park Assist

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Necessary item for new stereo to fit seamlessly into the dash board and retain the factory climate and other controls. [ Jeff  Mar 02, 2019 ]
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got a new truck and wish to install all my after market gear. seems to be the best option to do so. [ james  Jan 26, 2019 ]
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Ease of installation [ Ronald  Dec 09, 2018 ]
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I felt that this kit is the best among 3 available options when it comes to aftermarket head unit dash kits for 2015 & up Ford F150s. [ Paul  Nov 20, 2018 ]
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Recommended [ R  Oct 21, 2018 ]
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Crutchfield support & open box savings [ Jeffrey  Aug 29, 2018 ]
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Recommended by Crutchfield for install [ Brad  Aug 05, 2018 ]
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Need to have it [ Kevin  Jul 03, 2018 ]
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Looking to replace factory radio with double din [ Ruben  Apr 20, 2018 ]
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Wanted Everything to work as factory [ kevin  Apr 08, 2018 ]
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to be able to install an aftermarket radio and still look factory [ Lee  Apr 08, 2018 ]
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I had an iDatalink Maestro in my 13F150 and then traded it in -- the new truck wasnt compatible with the old kit so I had to do a generic system upgrade until now.. Have used their kits in 4 of my vehicles .. love them. [ Scott  Mar 15, 2018 ]
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2 questions already asked

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Why is the OBD connector used?
[ Austin  Apr 23, 2018 ]
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On the Kenwood radio it is capable of showing Tire pressures and many other engine and other data, speed.fuel level, exhaust and intake temperatures and other thing I believe it will show quarter mile time. All of this data comes from the obd connector.
[ Kelly  Apr 23, 2018 ]
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The OBD2 connector is used to display certain vehicle information on the aftermarket stereos scream
[ Greg  Apr 23, 2018 ]
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I don't know. I had it installed by a professional.
[ clinker  Apr 23, 2018 ]
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You can monitor you vehicle and get warnings.
[ Gary  Apr 23, 2018 ]
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The details tab on the iDatalink KIT-FTR1 list "retained features" and sirius is one of them. I have a 2017 F150 and the sirius radio already has a lifetime subscription. Can I keep the factory sirius if I add a new touchscreen navigation deck or will it require a new sirius reciever?
[ Skrappy  Feb 20, 2018 ]
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I think MOST nav units are SiriusXM compatible -It's really more up to what type of stereo you are installing than it is the Maestro unit. I know the tuner antenna module to plug into my Kenwood was only $30 and I used the factory antenna. Sirius swapped my sub right over to the new module no problem.
[ Scott  Apr 22, 2018 ]
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The kit will only retain the factory SiriusXM tuner when it's external (not built-into the factory stereo chassis) and in all versions of the 2017 F-150, the factory satellite radio tuner is built-into the stock stereo chassis. 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  Mar 14, 2018 ]  Staff

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