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I bought my 350 used with approx 6000kkms on it and the previous owner upgraded the stereo with an amp and sub off to the side in the trunk.
The stereo sounds pretty good but 3 times now I'll get cracking through the pass door speaker.. what's really strange is that the last couple of times it continued crackling even when the stereo was turned off! Im thinking this has something to do with the sound enhancement fake engine noise thing?? If I unplug the microphone at the rear of the headliner will this issue go away? I was told it may be over sensitive to the louder than factory exhaust as well as the sub in the stereo. thx





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I bought my 350 used with approx 6000kkms on it and the previous owner upgraded the stereo with an amp and sub off to the side in the trunk.
The stereo sounds pretty good but 3 times now I'll get cracking through the pass door speaker.. what's really strange is that the last couple of times it continued crackling even when the stereo was turned off! Im thinking this has something to do with the sound enhancement fake engine noise thing?? If I unplug the microphone at the rear of the headliner will this issue go away? I was told it may be over sensitive to the louder than factory exhaust as well as the sub in the stereo. thx
Are you sure your stereo is aftermarket? Bought my 2019 new and the electronics package contains the upgraded stereo that contains a sub and amp bolted to the passenger side of the trunk. Not sure on the crackling you're hearing and how the mic and fake exhaust sounds play in.
 

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I bought my 350 used with approx 6000kkms on it and the previous owner upgraded the stereo with an amp and sub off to the side in the trunk.
The stereo sounds pretty good but 3 times now I'll get cracking through the pass door speaker.. what's really strange is that the last couple of times it continued crackling even when the stereo was turned off! Im thinking this has something to do with the sound enhancement fake engine noise thing?? If I unplug the microphone at the rear of the headliner will this issue go away? I was told it may be over sensitive to the louder than factory exhaust as well as the sub in the stereo. thx

The stereo and speakers remain powered after you turn the car off for a period of time. It sounds like you may need to adjust your gain on your aftermarket amp, as it may reduce the crackling you hear.
 

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I bought my 350 used with approx 6000kkms on it and the previous owner upgraded the stereo with an amp and sub off to the side in the trunk.
The stereo sounds pretty good but 3 times now I'll get cracking through the pass door speaker.. what's really strange is that the last couple of times it continued crackling even when the stereo was turned off! Im thinking this has something to do with the sound enhancement fake engine noise thing?? If I unplug the microphone at the rear of the headliner will this issue go away? I was told it may be over sensitive to the louder than factory exhaust as well as the sub in the stereo. thx
It's been 4 years since I turned off that piped in noise using the Forscan software and an OBD2 scanner thingy. If you don't turn it off, it will always fuck with your audio in a bad way. The stock audio in the 350 is bad enough already without the "enhancement". There's a sticky thread in this forum that can give you instructions on how to. Thank me later.
 

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There is no microphone in the rear on the GT350's like on the other mustang versions. It is electronically generated, can be disabled with Forscan.
 

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I am actually having this same exact issue. I've noticed mine will start as soon as the radio's display lights up (as in opening the door). Happens whether or not the radio is on, adjusting the volume doesn't seem to impact the volume of the static and only comes from the lower speaker on the passenger side door. I've sat in the car without touching anything after shutting the car off and the static will continue until the radio display goes black, about 30 seconds or so after the car is shut off.

My stereo is 100% stock and have never touched it at all. I keep meaning to bring it to the dealership to have it diagnosed but keep forgetting. I'm curious if this is related to the fake engine noise as well. I've had my car for 2 1/2 years and would say this has been an issue for close to a year now. Exhaust is stock aside from a resonator delete that was done about 2 years ago.
 
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Yup just pulled down my headliner and theres no mic. Is this something the dealer can disable? I'll look for the forscan sticky... but from what I've seen it looks like it might be over my head lol
 
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Had a look, pretty cool what can be changed... Id like to eliminate the seatbelt chimes, double horn honk and have the exhaust default to open on start up. Can the dealer do these changes?
 

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