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After installing an aftermarket stereo there is no power

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I suggest to check right wiring diagram and harnesses connections on 2006 Jeep Commander Car Stereo Radio Wiring Diagram



Radio Constant 12V+ Wire: Red/Orange
Radio Ignition Switched 12V+ Wire: (CAN data bus)
Radio Ground Wire: Black
Radio Illumination Dimmer Wire: Orange/Brown
Radio Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Radio Amplifier Trigger Wire: N/A
Front Speakers Size: N/A
Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Wire (+): Gray/Orange
Left Front Speaker Wire (-): Gray/Yellow
Right Front Speaker Wire (+): Gray/Dark Green
Right Front Speaker Wire (-): Gray/Light Green
Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Wire (+): Dark Green/Dark Blue
Left Rear Speaker Wire (-): Dark Green/Purple
Right Rear Speaker Wire (+): Gray/Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Wire (-): Gray/Tan

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