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Radio codes I need the color codes to the factory radio wiring

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  • jrpoindext87 Dec 03, 2008

    i have a 1985 nissan sentra and need the factory color codes to install my radio because the factory harness is no longer atached so i just have hanging wires with no idea whitch wire is witch. Please help

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Battery WHITE/YELLOW (+) RADIO HARNESS
Accesory WHITE/RED (+) RADIO HARNESS
Ground BLACK (-) RADIO HARNESS
Illumination RED/BLACK (+) RADIO HARNESS
Dimmer RED (-) RADIO HARNESS
Power Antenna YELLOW/WHITE (+) RADIO HARNESS
Amp Turn On YELLOW/WHITE (+) RADIO HARNESS
LF Speaker (+) WHITE
LF Speaker (-) ORANGE
RF Speaker (+) YELLOW
RF Speaker (-) BROWN
LR Speaker (+) RED
LR Speaker (-) GREEN
RR Speaker (+) BLUE
RR Speaker (-) BLACK

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Radio/CD player Wiring

Here are the correct factory radio wire colors with definitions.

Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Blue/Yellow
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Gray
Car Radio Ground Wire: Brown
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Green
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Black/Red
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 6 1/2′
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Pink
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Purple
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6 1/2′
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Side Panels
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Black
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Red
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): White
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Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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SOURCE: factory radio wiring color codes

Here ya go. enjoy!
2002 GMC Sierra C1500 Car Radio Wire Color Codes
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/White
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Under the center console.
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: wire colour coding for radio Holden Nova LF

Car Radio Constant 12v+ Wire: Blue/Yellow
Car Radio Switched 12v+ Wire: Gray
Car Radio Ground Wire: Brown
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Green
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Pink
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Violet
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Black
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Red
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): White

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: need radio wiring diagram (color codes) for a mercury mystique

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Factory radio wiring color codes


Here ya go. enjoy!
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Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
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See this picture... these are the plugs that should go into your factory radio....

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Metra kit 71-1938 will go from your factory wiring directly into your factory radio.

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