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My 2012 ,has a male PLUG loosely in the left glove box.IS this a 3.5 mm. PLUG, and is it factory. What can I use it for? Thanks again.


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it IS the 3.5 mm jack for the AUX audio input of the radio. plug your phone into it to listen to music that you have on your phone. MOTE: you wont be able to control the music with handle bar controls. just volume.
:lol: I know people say we spend too much money on our rides, but I can't hear them when I'm 1000 miles away! :roll:
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Fun Fact ... the 2001 Goldwing was the first vehicle to have an audio plug for an MP3 player, or smart phone. The 2nd vehicle was a 2002 Honda Element. Now all cars have them.

Once your smart phone is plugged in and playing music, be sure the audio system is on and then hit the "AUX" button to make music from the smart phone play through the Wing's sound system.
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GoldWingrGreg wrote: Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:20 am Fun Fact ... the 2001 Goldwing was the first vehicle to have an audio plug for an MP3 player, or smart phone. The 2nd vehicle was a 2002 Honda Element. Now all cars have them.

Once your smart phone is plugged in and playing music, be sure the audio system is on and then hit the "AUX" button to make music from the smart phone play through the Wing's sound system.
Nope...the 1990 GL1500 Interstate had one. :)
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Dang it Greg....I can't keep my eyes off your avatar! :shock:
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Thank you guys for the replies.You helped me tremendously.
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WingAdmin wrote: Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:19 am
Nope...the 1990 GL1500 Interstate had one. :)
In 1990 what did they have to plug into an audio cord ... a portable Sony CD player, or a transistor radio ???

I can't find an audio cord in the parts fishe ??? Where did the cord come out at ???
https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... o-cassette
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Steve F wrote: Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:38 pm Dang it Greg....I can't keep my eyes off your avatar! :shock:
I know ...
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GoldWingrGreg wrote: Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:39 pm
WingAdmin wrote: Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:19 am
Nope...the 1990 GL1500 Interstate had one. :)
In 1990 what did they have to plug into an audio cord ... a portable Sony CD player, or a transistor radio ???

I can't find an audio cord in the parts fishe ??? Where did the cord come out at ???
https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... o-cassette
I don't recall if there was an Interstate in 1990. But there was one in 1992 through 1996.

You can find it in the 1992 GL1500I A - GOLD WING INTERSTATE RADIO (I) Listing.

https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... te/radio-i
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The GL1500 Valkyrie Interstate also had a jack to plug in an external audio source, similar to the GL1500 Goldwing Interstate.
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MikeB wrote: Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:40 am
GoldWingrGreg wrote: Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:39 pm
WingAdmin wrote: Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:19 am
Nope...the 1990 GL1500 Interstate had one. :)
In 1990 what did they have to plug into an audio cord ... a portable Sony CD player, or a transistor radio ???

I can't find an audio cord in the parts fishe ??? Where did the cord come out at ???
https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... o-cassette
I don't recall if there was an Interstate in 1990. But there was one in 1992 through 1996.

You can find it in the 1992 GL1500I A - GOLD WING INTERSTATE RADIO (I) Listing.

https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... te/radio-i
Thank you. Honda touted about it when I bought my first GL1800, and I guess I always assumed that they were talking about the 5th gen and not the 4th gen :D


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