Can you put an AUX cord in an old car?
Some of the ways by which you can connect your phone to the car stereo are:
Let’s explore your options for playing music from your phone in your car, no matter how old or new it is.
FM Transmitter — Under $20 An FM transmitter plugs into your cigarette lighter socket and connects to your device via an aux cord or Bluetooth. The transmitter broadcasts what’s playing from your phone over a short FM frequency to which you tune your car’s radio and receive.
You might be thinking that the cigarette lighter in your car can do more than supply 12V power to your accessories, but to this day that is all they are built for. Therefore, a cigarette lighter cannot handle a connection from an auxiliary, or AUX, cord and play music through the speakers of your vehicle.
Can you put an AUX cord in a cigarette lighter?
Auxiliary ports have almost become a standard feature for newer car stereos, but many older stereos don’t include one. If your car stereo doesn’t include an auxiliary port, you can skip the car audio shop and add your own. Take down the stereo’s model number.