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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier wiring harness for radio

I have an '02 cavalier and am trying to put a new cd player in it. I was told that I have to spend at least 100$ on a wiring harness for it. I was wondering if there is a way around this without losing all my sensor lights and airbags.

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    i can't seen to match the wire from a 2.4 moter to a 2.2 moter on a cavalier is there a harness I can change



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Absolutely not true. when you take your stock radio out of your vehicle there are clips in it and when u take the clips out and the antenna the radio is free when you buy an aftermarket radio from best buy or wherever it will come with a harness for that specific radio now wherever you buy the radio from they probably have a selection of wiring harness for specific makes and models you just buy that and when u take it to the clips installed in the cavalier it will just snap in then the wires on the radio harness will be color coded to the ones on your new harness good luck!

ps i recommend walmart to buy the harness its about $10 there..

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

  • samsinsweet Sep 15, 2010

    Walmarts wiring harnesses only go up to 2001 cavaliers after that year the changed the two power wires. That's why the harness is so expensive now. I just bout an 01. Harness and put both power wires togther



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