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ARH-VOL Radio Replacement & Amplifier Retention Harness for Volvo

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Install aftermarket radio and retain factory amplifier in select Volvo

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  • Net weight
    0.91 lbs
  • Part Number
    ARH-VOL
How to replace Volvo Radio and keep factory Amplifier?

Volvo Premium Sound or High Performance Sound system includes radio tuner, speakers, subwoofer and 40W x4 amplifier (mounted behind the radio) or 50Wx4 (mounted under passenger seat). Replacing the factory Radio and keeping the rest of the system is not as easy as placing an aftermarket unit in its place. Your installer may suggest the entire audio system must be rewired, but thanks to the ARH-VOL it is now possible to replace the SC-xxx (e.g. SC-816) and HU-xxx (e.g. HU-850) radios in Volvo 940, C70, V60, S40, S70, S80, V70, XC70 and retain amplifier and the rest of the system including speakers, Subwoofer.
The ARH-VOL eliminates the following radio replacement/Amp retention issues:
1. No sound coming from main speakers
2. Only main speakers play
3. Subwoofer does not play.
Follow these steps to Install New Radio and retain OEM amplifier: (This harness is only required in vehicles with amplifier)
1. Remove Volvo radio from dash.
2. Disconnect 6-pin DIN "AMP" plug from radio and connect to ARH-VOL
3. Connect/Tap blue wire to aftermarket radio amplifier turn-on lead (usually blue)
4. Connect aftermarket radio Line outputs to the ARH-VOL RCA's [Front (short), Rear (long)]
5. Follow aftermarket radio installation steps as recommended by its manual

When replacing the factory radio, in addition to the ARH-VOL you may also need: BHA9220 OR BHA9221 harness and BAA24 antenna adapter.

1. Required only if vehicle is equipped with factory amplifier.
2. Not applicable to newer Volvo ICM (infotainment control module)


  • Compatible Radios
    HU-401, HU-403, HU-405, HU-413, HU-415, HU-450, HU-455, HU-555, HU-601, HU-603, HU-605, HU-611, HU-613, HU-615, HU-650, HU-655, HU-735, HU-801, HU-803, HU-833, HU-850, HU-1205, CT-906, SC-700, SC-710, SC-800, SC-805, SC-810, SC-811, SC-813, SC-815, SC-816, SC-835, SC-900, SC-901, SC-801, Other with factory Amp
  • Extra fields
    • UPC
      707751945016
  • Manufacturers
    • Manufacturer
      DCS
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  • A. Olejnik
    Jan 8, 2019, 04:58 PM
    A local car shop said they had to re-wire my car (2000 V70R) in order to install a new radio. I found out that that was not necessary and that i could install new speakers and radio using this cable, and also keep the amp. Thank you.
  • R Bikker
    Jan 8, 2019, 04:58 PM
    i'm from Finland and read about this on volvo forums. I was replacing factory radio with china radio and needed something quick and easy. this cable was deliver to me in a week time and works good. (excuse my english)
    Very happy now.
    Ron

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