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1985 Chevy Astro...no power to radio...I checked the fuse in the fusebox as well as the inline fuse for the radio...can someone tell me what the ground wire looks like and where to ground it once I find it?

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  • outtherekim Sep 09, 2009

    I found a black wire with a hook on the end not attached to anything...2 wires wrapped around it and taped with electrical tape, and then the 2 wires are capped off...does the ground go on the back of the radio?

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    It should be black There are 2 power wires red and yellow

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Try an alternate ground wire for testing . Ground it to good ground on one end & then attach to body (metal) of radio & see if that works. You know you will have 2 or more power wires to that right? I constant & one switched at least.

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  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Sep 09, 2009

    This link may help you quite a bit.

    http://www.the12volt.com/installbay/ster...


  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Sep 09, 2009

    May have been from another stereo in vehicle before, unless you bought it new, but if your 100% sure the hooked one is a ground, try it.

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