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Stereo I can't figure out which wire is comparable to a memory back up wire on an aftermarket stereo. the clock resets every time i turn the car off. any ideas.

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  • sfillman2002 Sep 24, 2008

    i wired it right to the stereo power wire. its seems to work.

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It is the wire that has 12 volts when the key is off, use a test lite or volt meter to test this.

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    yadayada Sep 24, 2008

    Make sure the wire is always hot or everytime you turn the key off you will loose the memory.

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