Question about 1991 Volvo 240
I have a 1991 Volvo 240 and I am trying to install the original radio back in. Two aftermarket radios were previously installed and both stolen. The latest thieves ripped the radio from the dash pulling apart a lot of wires. I am able to get power to the radio, but the speakers are stumping me. I'm assuming the factory amp was bypassed when the aftermarket radios were installed. How do I get the OE radio to work again?
Google Volvo wiring diagram. They are available free. The diagram shows the wire location and colors. Otherwise, run a continuity test with a simple meter to discover a connection with some resistance between a pair of wires. If you here a click or two, from the speakers, you have found the right pair. Continue and label the pairs left, right, front,rear, until all are identified. Then reconnect. A pain but not rocket science.
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I found one site that may be able to help you http://www.automotix.net/partshotline-volvo-xc90-cd_player_radio-requests.html
Or Try converting a new radio dirrect to the fuse boxs the old fashion way, I hope this was helful good luck!
Posted on Jun 08, 2009
SOURCE: radio wire colors
1994 Volvo 940 Car Audio Wire Diagram
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Red
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Light Orange
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 5 1/4′
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue/Yellow
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Gray/White
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6′ x 9′
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Yellow/Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow/Green
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Green/Brown
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Green
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Posted on Jun 03, 2010
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