I have a 2000 Taurus SES that I would like to add a CD changer to. The dealer who
sold me the car said that Sony made a changer that would be compatible with the
am/fm/cass/cd unit in the dash. Is this true or would I have to go through Ford
get the appropriate CD changer for the my car? Either way, what would be the part
numbers for the correct changer for this car?
If you have changer controls on your radio's control panel, you can add
a changer. The changer plugs into the radio control unit, which is in the
trunk (the dash is just display, controls and tape player.) If you have
the center console with the shifter, the factory had an option to mount
the changer in there. Otherwise, the changer mounts in the trunk. Unless
you are very handy, it may be easier to just keep the changer in the
Also, you don't have to stick with a 6-disk changer. The radio will
support more. I have an AudioVox 10-disk changer in my 2000 Sable.
A few links (some are long and require cut/paste to put back together):
www.crutchfield.com (I first bought one from here. It died in after a few
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