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Radio and cd player only play out of left dash speaker. It seems to me that equalizer works ok,(only one speaker to check it with) but when I fade over to right side channel, nothing. The antenae is hooked up and I;m afraid that the whole radio may be fried. If I have to get another radio, I'd rather have something close to original specs rather than K-mart specials. (Nothing against K-mart, folks.)

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I had this same problem. After reading other ideas and some trial and error, I finally got it. Most Caravans have an Infinity system (the speaker grill will say Infinity on it) ,which uses an amplifier to run the door and rear speakers. I had to ground the clip wire that was originally attatched to the strap ground on the factory installed radio. Then I also had to hook the wire on the new radio for power antenae (blue and white on my unit) to a blue wire on my new harness. This wire came from the last wire of 7 wire harness that had the other 6 wires for speakers. The original wire appeared to be green/red on my vehicle. After I connected both, the speakers cameon and sound great again.

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