Acura MDX RDX RL TL TSX Factory Backup Camera Upgrade Harness

If your Acura came equipped with a factory backup camera and you want to upgrade the backup camera while keeping the factory display this harness is what you need. This harness plugs in right where the factory camera plugs into the body harness inside the truck lid or hatch lid. In order for your new camera to work with your factory display it must be able to work with 6-8v of power and output NTSC video. AHD or PAL cameras will not work. The cameras we sell work with no problem on your factory screen. If your vehicle has a multi-view backup camera and you replace the camera you will lose the multi-view functionality.

Depending on the year of your Acura and Model the harness will be different than what is in the picture. There is a 6 pin harness and a 12 pin harness that are used for the backup cameras we will send you the correct one for your vehicle.

2007 2008 2009 TL MDX Factory Backup Camera Retention Harness

If your Acura TL or MDX came equipped with factory backup camera and has the factory DVD/ROM navigation drive this harness will allow you to keep the factory backup camera with a new aftermarket radio. This harness plugs in where the factory navigation drive is in your Acura. On the 2007 2008 Acura TL the navigation drive is in the trunk on the passenger side. On the 2007 2008 2009 Acura MDX the navigation drive is below the driver seat. This harness requires connection to 12v and ground. You can ground the harness right on the body of the navigation drive. The power you will connect to the red wire on the RCA. The yellow wire on the RCA is used to connect to pin 5 on the black connector of the navigation it is a brown wire. That brown wire is the reverse signal it will provide 12v when you are in reverse. You then connect the RCA cable to the female cable of the harness and run it up to your new aftermarket radio.

2009 10 11 12 2013 Acura TL TSX MDX Factory Backup Camera Retention Harness

If you upgrade the radio in your 2009 to 2013 Acura TL or TSX and want to keep the climate information available, you will need to replace the factory navigation display with a non navigation display. When you replace the display you lose the factory backup camera. If you want to retain the factory backup camera and view it on your aftermarket radio you will need this harness.

This harness provides the factory camera with the correct amount of voltage (8v) and gives you an RCA to connect to your aftermarket radio. If your factory camera has multiple angles only one angle will work with the new aftermarket radio and you will not be able to switch it. In order to automatically switch your aftermarket radio into reverse you will have to wire tap the brown wire on the 12 pin or 20 pin connector that used to plug into your factory radio. See the images for the pinout. If you are looking for the harness in the video for the android radio for the Acura MDX this is it.

This is the breakdown of the connector per car
2009-13 Acura TSX 28 Pin
2009-2010 Acura TL 32 Pin
2011-2013 Acura TL 36 Pin
2011-2013 Acura MDX 28 Pin

Acura Navigation Tech Package ELS Audio PNP Speaker Upgrade for ILX MDX TSX TL TLX RDX RLX

If you have a 2007 or newer Acura with Navigation and the ELS Audio System this speaker set is a great upgrade to get all of your speakers sounding amazing. This speaker set includes every single speaker in your audio system including the tweeters, center and surround speakers. This speaker set comes with all the components you will need to install it. It includes all the harnesses and brackets necessary to make your installation plug and play.

If you are looking for the specifications for the speakers you can find them by clicking the links below. If your factory subwoofer is in an enclosure you will not need a bracket or wire harness you will reuse the factory screws and wiring to mount your sub. If your subwoofer is mounted on the rear deck you will be provided with a harness and a new bracket.

Front – click here
Rear – click here
Center – click here
Sub – click here

2007 2008 2009 Acura TSX TL MDX Camera Integration Harness for Factory Navigation

If your factory backup camera is bad and you want to replace it or if you want to add a backup camera to the factory navigation of your Acura this harness will allow you to do so. This harness plugs straight into the navigation and allows you to send video in. You must ground the black wire of this harness for the camera signal to work.

Acura TL MDX TSX Kenwood Wireless Apple CarPlay HDMI Complete Radio Kit

NOTICE: Please select your year and model for installation specific information and what factory features will continue working.

Radio Summary:
If you are looking for the best available head unit for your Acura this Kenwood receiver is the winner. Kenwood also makes higher tier units that might have additional features but this radio has all the essential features you could want in a new radio. This radio has an 7″ HD capacitive touchscreen and tactile buttons to help you control your entertainment. This radio is loaded with wired and wireless Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto, Bluetooth Audio Streaming and Calling along with wireless Android Mirroring. This radio also has SiriusXM compatibility, an HDMI port, multiple camera inputs and three pairs of 4volt pre amp outputs to power your factory amplifier or aftermarket amplifiers. The only features missing from this radio are a CD/DVD player and built in GPS Guidance. Installing this stereo requires you to run a new microphone wire to the visor or other desired location. The USB port is on the back of the radio so you will need to run the included USB extension or flush mount a USB adapter somewhere on your dash. Our plug and play radio kit removes the need for any wiring so all you have to do is plug everything in. Our radio kit also allows you keep your factory steering wheel controls, amplifier, speakers and factory navigation in most Acura’s.

Who should buy this radio:
This radio is a great choice for anyone looking to upgrade the head unit in their Acura. The Kenwood operating system is intuitive so if you know how to use a smartphone you can easily use this radio. This radio also has all the settings you could want to adjust the sound output to your liking. There are tons of menus to find all kind of cool adjustments but if you are just looking for the basics this radio is simple and easy to control. The icons are large and selecting your desired source is easy. The HD screen makes choosing apps or selecting radio stations enjoyable and electronics inside this head unit provide a solid audio foundation for integrating with the factory system in your Acura or powering an aftermarket system.

Who should look for something else:
If you are looking for built in GPS Guidance that doesn’t require a phone connection or for the ability to play CD/DVDS this is radio is not a good choice. If you like to keep all your media on a USB drive this radio is also not a good choice. The menus for traversing folders and finding the exact song you may want to listen to on your USB drive is annoying. If you want to watch videos of a USB its okay but not for audio.

About the Kenwood Brand:
Kenwood is often compared to Pioneer and is referred to as ‘your grandpas radio’ by enthusiast when it comes to aftermarket electronics. But that statement while silly just showcases how long Kenwood has been around delivering quality aftermarket audio components. The Kenwood power delivery, audio quality and sleek operating system makes their head units an easy recommendation for enthusiast and professionals looking for a new radio. Kenwood offers a one year warranty on head units so you can have peace of mind that your investment is protected.

Acura TL MDX TSX BOSS Elite 10.1″ Touchscreen Apple CarPlay Complete Radio Kit

NOTICE: Please select your year and model for installation specific information and what factory features will continue working.

Radio Summary:
This Boss Elite Radio features one of the biggest touchscreens available on the market. If you are looking to add a 10.1 inch touchscreen to your Acura at an affordable price this radio might be your best option touchscreen double din radio is a great choice. This radio has wired Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, USB/SD Card Media Playback and the option to add a backup camera or an aftermarket amplifier for a subwoofer. This radio doesn’t offer built in GPS, a CD/DVD player or the ability to stream Sirius XM without a bluetooth connection. Installing this unit requires you to run a new microphone wire to the visor or other desired location. Also the USB input is at the back of the radio so you must run an extension to an accessible location or flush mount USB ports somewhere in your dash. This radio doesn’t adhere to the traditional radio sizes this means that even though you can install it properly in the factory location it will stick out towards you about 2-3 inches from where your factory radio is now. Our plug and play kit removes the need for any wiring so all you have to do is plug everything in. Our radio kit also allows you keep your factory steering wheel controls, amplifier, speakers and factory navigation in most Acura’s.

Who should buy this radio:
This radio is meant for someone who is looking for a large screen. You can use that 10.1 inch screen to enjoy Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. You can also watch digital media via USB or SD Card. This radio also offers Bluetooth audio streaming/calling and the ability to add a backup camera and a front camera. The capacitive touchscreen on this radio is responsive so using it to control CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth is easy. This radio also features a volume knob to help you control the audio level in your vehicle. Aside from the volume knob the rest of the radios buttons on the face of the radio are capacitive. Lastly this radio has an SD card slot so you can access your entire media collection instantly just by adding your SD card.

Who should look for something else:
If you are looking for built in GPS Guidance, Sirius XM capabilities, or Phone Mirroring this radio is not a good choice. This radio also is not for someone looking to achieve an OEM look. This radio installs with no issue but because it sticks out further then a traditional radio it will look out of place on certain vehicles. This radio also isn’t suggested for those who want to run complex aftermarket audio system with multiple amplifiers. This radio works great with the factory audio system in the Acura TL, MDX and TSX but with aftermarket equipment this radio doesn’t have all the recommended settings to run multiple amplifiers. Installing a subwoofer amplifier is no problem but if you are planning to run a two or three amplifier system then we recommend a Kenwood radio instead.

About the BOSS Brand:
While BOSS has been in business for over 30 years some worry about quality of their products and opt for choosing a better recognized brand. The BOSS Elite line of products has really taken charge in the last couple of years and offers a fantastic value to those looking for a great inexpensive radio. BOSS offers a three year warranty on the BOSS elite line of radios so you can have peace of mind that your investment will be protected.

Acura TL MDX TSX BOSS Elite Wireless Apple CarPlay Android Auto Complete Radio Kit

NOTICE: Please select your year and model for installation specific information and what factory features will continue working.

Radio Summary:
If you are looking to add Wireless Apple CarPlay or Wireless Android Auto to your Acura at an affordable price this BOSS Elite Apple CarPlay touchscreen double din radio is a great choice. It is one of the most affordable name brand units with wireless and wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This radio also has Bluetooth, USB/SD Card Media Playback and the option to add a backup camera or an aftermarket amplifier for subwoofers. What this radio doesn’t have is built in GPS, CD/DVD or Sirius XM capabilities. Installing this unit requires you to run a new microphone wire to the visor or other desired location. Also the USB inputs are at the back of the radio so you must run the extensions to an accessible location or flush mount USB ports somewhere in your dash. Our plug and play kit removes the need for any wiring so all you have to do is plug everything in. Our radio kit also allows you keep your factory steering wheel controls, amplifier, speakers and factory navigation in most Acura’s.

Who should buy this radio:
This radio is meant for someone looking for wireless Apple CarPlay or Android Auto at a lower price point. This radio great for someone who also wants Bluetooth audio streaming/calling and the ability to add a backup camera. The wireless connections allow you to keep your phone in your pocket or bag and manage your music on the go straight from the touchscreen of the radio without plugging in any wires. The touchscreen on this radio is responsive so using it to control CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth is easy. The tactile buttons also are a great benefit of this radio. Almost all new aftermarket radios are incorporating capacitive touch buttons so its nice to have buttons you can feel and press down. Lastly this radio has an SD card slot so you can access your entire media collection instantly just by adding your SD card.

Who should look for something else:
If you are looking for built in GPS Guidance, Sirius XM capabilities, or Phone Mirroring this radio is not a good choice. This radio also isn’t suggested for those who want to run complex aftermarket audio system with multiple amplifiers. This radio works great with the factory audio system in the Acura TL, MDX and TSX but with aftermarket equipment this radio doesn’t have all the recommended settings to run multiple amplifiers. Installing a subwoofer amplifier is no problem but if you are planning to run a two or three amplifier system then we recommend a Kenwood radio instead.

About the BOSS Brand:
While BOSS has been in business for over 30 years some worry about quality of their products and opt for choosing a better recognized brand. The BOSS Elite line of products has really taken charge in the last couple of years and offers a fantastic value to those looking for a great inexpensive radio. BOSS offers a three year warranty on the BOSS elite line of radios so you can have peace of mind that your investment will be protected.

Acura TL MDX TSX Power Acoustik Touchscreen Bluetooth CD Android Mirroring Complete Radio Kit

NOTICE: Please select your year and model for installation specific information and what factory features will continue working.

Radio Summary:
If your factory radio has failed or you are looking to listen to your own music via Bluetooth this is one of the cheapest best options available on the market. This radio isn’t made by a name brand like Pioneer or Alpine but it has all the features you could want in a new receiver at half the cost. You can use Bluetooth to play your own music and make phone calls. The CD player allows you to keep listening to your old mixes and the USB port can charge your phone and play media. This radio also has a touchscreen and a volume knob making controlling your music a breeze. It has has a HD screen perfect for adding a backup camera or using android mirroring to watch whatever is on your android phone. This radio also has the necessary outputs to power your factory amplifier and keep your steering wheel controls. If you want to add an amplifier for subwoofers this radio also has that capability. What this radio doesn’t have is Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, built in GPS, or Sirius XM capabilities. Installing this unit doesn’t require you to run a new microphone wire to the visor or other desired location. The USB input is in the front of the radio so you don’t have to run any USB extensions either. Our plug and play kit removes the need for any wiring so all you have to do is plug everything in. Our radio kit also allows you keep your factory steering wheel controls, amplifier, speakers and factory navigation in most Acura’s. *please note you will have to manually program the steering wheel controls -see video*

Who should buy this radio:
This radio is perfect for someone who wants Bluetooth audio streaming/calling and the ability to add a backup camera. This radio can also an option for those who’s factory radio has failed but don’t have a big budget to do so. An added benefit to this radio is if you have an android phone so you can mirror your screen directly to the radio. The touchscreen on this radio is responsive and has nice colors so using it to control your music is easy and enjoyable. The tactile buttons also are a great benefit of this radio. Almost all new aftermarket radios are incorporating capacitive touch buttons so its nice to have buttons you can feel and press down. Lastly this radio has an SD card slot so you can access your entire media collection instantly just by adding your SD card.

Who should look for something else:
If you want Apple CarPlay or Android Auto or you are looking for built in GPS Guidance, Sirius XM capabilities this radio is not a good choice. This radio also isn’t suggested for those who want to run multiple amplifiers or a complex aftermarket audio system. This radio works great with the factory audio system in the Acura TL, MDX and TSX but with aftermarket equipment this radio doesn’t have all the recommended settings to run multiple amplifiers. Installing a subwoofer amplifier is no problem but if you are planning to run a two or three amplifier system then we recommend a Kenwood radio instead.

About the Power Acoustik Brand:
Power Acoustik makes some awesome products. But in our personal opinion they sometimes suffer from quality control issues which leads to an inconsistent experience with the products they offer. Some products turn out to be great with no issues at all while others are unresponsive and noisy. This radio has enough positives that we decided to start offering it as an option. It’s not an award winner but it will get the job done and keep you happy. Acura Audio Garage backs this radio with a one year warranty from date of purchase so you can have peace of mind that your investment will be protected.

2009 10 11 12 13 Acura TL TSX Climate Control Conversion Harness – Navigation to Non Nav

If you want to install an aftermarket radio in your 2009 to 2013 Acura TL or TSX you will lose the ability to see the climate control status. You can still control it but if you want to see the values of the temperature or the fan speed indicators you will need to swap the navigation display screen to a non navigation display screen. The process of swapping it is relatively simple you will just need a non navigation screen, the climate control vents and the harness listed on this page.

This harness plugs right into the connector next to the green connector on the navigation control knob. Then you run it up to the climate control display and you are all set. Just be careful when tucking the wires you do no want to pinch anything. If you are looking for the vents or climate display the parts are as follows. You can find these parts on eBay. The vents on the Acura TL are different on the navigation and non navigation models. Instructions here

TL climate screen – 39710-TK4-A02
TL vents – 77270-TK4-A01ZA

TSX climate screen – 39710-TL7-305