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Beeping above driver seat and box behind driver seat

I just bought a 2015 transit 148" med roof. I kept hearing a random beep above my head in head liner. I found and pulled out a speaker connected to a wire. Is that possibly for reverse sensors?
Then I also have some kind of electrical box on ceiling in cargo area behind driver seat. It doesn't have any words just a dozen wires going into it. Any idea what that is? I do have an aftermarket back up camera and mirror. Could it be for that
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it all sounds like added aftermarket stuff to me, the ford boxes are black plastic and behind the wall stiffeners/supports in the cargo area.

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It's the government sneaks keeping a watch on you. Cut it all out and get yourself a good tinfoil hat.

But in seriousness, that doesn't sound like factory equipment. Ford's stuff is not floating loose above the headliner.

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I am pretty sure all of that is OEM. The speaker is for the reverse sensor - in the front there is a black box. You can see it here.



I don't know why your beep would be going off random - maybe you've got a short somewhere? Sounds annoying. When I insulated my roof it lowered the volume and tone of the beep making it a little less annoying IMO. Maybe you can wrap your speaker and quiet it down a bit?

I suspect your backup cam install may have messed up something.

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