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Had to cut the factory harness

I need to know which wires ie color go to the front speakers and which go to the back speakers

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Paconos2007; There were two different packages which Ford had.
"power convience" & without power convience"
Here are the choices.
Front left orange/light green & white/light green
Front right white/light green & dark green/orange
(white/light green are common or the negative side)

Left rear Pink/light green & pink/light blue
OR dark green/orange & tan/yellow

Right rear orange/red & black/white
or gark green/orange & pink/light blue

Based on the schematics had. I hope these work out.
Good Luck.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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Trick of trade... take a 9 volt battery and touch the wires to it.. the speaker will pop and you will know which one is which... do one color at a time

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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

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