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Just purchased a 2006 DB9 volante with 35,000 miles. Love it so far. Have come from years of motorcycle racing and riding Ducatis. Owned a few Porsches, but this is my first AM.

My fuel door does not open by pushing the button under the dash. It has a red light on it that is lit up all the time. I have to use the manual release in the trunk to open. Any thoughts? Is there a trick with how to arm/ disarm that I'm not doing or is it just not working and I need to test the solenoid in the trunk?

Anyone found a reasonable method of getting ipod/MP3 jack into the stereo that doesn't cost a fortune and I could install myself?
 

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I see you've been flooded with replies. After yrs on Jag forums these are rather anemic for help. I'll bet the only work most of these folks do on the car is opening the wallet. Anyway, I'd suspect the solenoid. I can't remember if the auto locking feature disables the switch but check the passenger side switch used to prevent passengers from being locked in car.
Re the ipod issue, I've looked at the options and by far the easiest is using an "I-trip"or similar transmitter to the head unit. Kind of a pain with the lighter plug (which you could wire to the fuse box to eliminate) and controlling music with the phone. Other work-arounds include a splice into the antenna line or open the power amp in the boot to splice another input. My solution was an ipod nano which is small enough for the lighter compartment, wired under the console.
 

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I recently installed the Dension Gateway 500 model number GW51MO2. This gives an aux in.

I also added the now discontinued BTA1500 to give me Bluetooth also.

So far it's working pretty well. I have tried various FM modulators before in various cars and I couldn't get comfortable with the sound quality....

It's a reasonably easy instal if you are comfortable with pulling the panels off the center console

There is a very good video on youtube showing you how to take the panels off.......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCwOayN32-0
 
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