Playing an MP3/WMA from a Disc or a USB Storage Device

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Selecting an MP3 Track

Tracks can be selected using the seek buttons, the TUNE/TONE knob, or the softkeys below the folder tabs on the infotainment display.

To use the seek buttons:

Press the the start of the current track, if more button to go to the start of the current track, if more than five seconds have played.

Press the the next track. If  or button to go to the next track. If or is held, or pressed multiple times, is held, or pressed multiple times, the player continues moving backward or forward through the tracks on the disc.

To use the TUNE/TONE knob:

Turn the TUNE/TONE knob to highlight the desired track, then press the TUNE/TONE knob to select the track.

To use the softkeys below the folder tabs:

< Folder (Previous Folder): Press the softkey under the Folder tab to go to the first track in the previous folder.

Folder > (Next Folder): Press the softkey under the Folder tab to go to the first track in the next folder.

Fast Forward and Rewind

and hold to reverse playback quickly REV (Fast Reverse): Press and hold to reverse playback quickly within a track. Sound is heard at a reduced volume and the elapsed time of the track displays. Release to resume playing the track.

and hold to advance playback FWD (Fast Forward): Press and hold to advance playback quickly within a track. Sound is heard at a reduced volume and the elapsed time of the track displays.

Release to resume playing the track.

Searching for MP3 Tracks

Tracks can be searched for by using the menu system.

To use the menu system:

1. Press the MENU/SELECT knob to display the MP3 Menu.

2. Turn the MENU/SELECT knob to highlight an option from the MP3 Menu. The available options are:
- Playlists*
- Tracks
- Folders
- Artists
- Albums
- Song Titles
- AudioBook

3. Press the MENU/SELECT knob to select the desired option.

*The HDD Radio does not support preprogrammed playlists. To create a playlist on the HDD radio from songs recorded to the HDD, see Hard Drive Device (HDD).

Quick Jump

To scroll up or down the list of Artists, Albums, or Song Titles, press and hold the softkey located under the FWD or REV tab.

To jump to the beginning, middle, or last section of the list:

- Press the first softkey located under the display to go to the beginning section of the list.

- Press the second softkey located under the display to go to the middle section of the list.

- Press the third softkey located under the display to go to the last section of the list.

Playing Tracks in Random Order

Press the softkey under the Shuffle tab to play the tracks of the current folder in random order. Press again to turn Shuffle off. Shuffle Off displays.

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