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There are two wires running from the wiring harness that are connected a black plastic connector and they plug into the back of the factory stereo. One is Purple the other is white with a black stripe. what are these wires?

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I don't remember any of that color but here is a diagram of common factory jeep connectors.
http://www.wjjeeps.com/radio_systemdiag3.jpg

I hope it helps!!!

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I just got a Insignia cd/stereo/MP3 car radio and I really need an installation manual. Lots of wires, colors, don't know what they power. Where can I get the manual? It's going in my 01 Dodge Ram


Greg,

Do yourself a HUGE favor. Drop $8 on a radio wiring harness connector. You wire it to the aftermarket radio while sitting at your kitchen table. When done, yank the factory radio and simply PLUG IN the new radio directly into the truck's wiring harness. Done! No cutting of your truck's wires, splicing, taping or hanging upside-down making connections. Plus, when it's time to sell the truck - you can pull out your radio and dump the factory radio back in the truck in no time.

Stereo Wire Harness Dodge Ram Pickup 98 99 00 01 Car Radio Wiring...

You can find these at other stores locally too. Good luck!

Nov 30, 2015 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

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How to install Radio in Honda Accord


Things You'll Need:

* Stereo
* Wiring harness
* Dash kit
* Phillips screwdriver
* Heat shrink
* Lighter
* Wire strippers
* Wire caps


In order to install A Radio first follow steps of Removing the Factory Radio


#1
Open the center console, and you'll see two phillips screws at the bottom. Unscrew both of them.

#2
Remove the drink tray, and unscrew three more phillips screws. The center console is now loose enough to move.

#3
Pull the center console back a few inches to expose two more screws under the plastic part of the gear shift. Remove these screws.

#4
Pull the ashtray out of the dash, and you'll see one more phillips screw. Remove this screw and pull off the plastic panel around the factory stereo.

#5
Locate the metal tray under the factory pocket (below the stereo), and pull it out of the dash. There will be two phillips screws holding it in place; remove those, and then pull the stereo out of the dash. You'll need to unplug the wiring harness that is plugged into the back of the radio.


Now Install The New Stereo

#1
Assemble the dash kit, as shown in the instructions. Put it into the dash where you just took the stereo out. There will be a rectangular opening, and a pocket underneath. The opening is where the radio will go.

#2
Secure the dash kit by screwing in the one screw in the ash tray, and the two in the opening of the panel.

#3
Insert the metal cage that came with the stereo into the opening above the pocket. Ensure that the fit is flush with the pocket. Using a screwdriver, bend the metal tabs upward, which holds the metal cage in place.

#4
Start wiring the stereo harness to the wiring harness. Match wires color by color until all of the wires are paired. For example, if you find a purple wire coming out of the aftermarket wiring harness, plug it into a purple wire from the factory harness. You aren't touching any of the wires in your dash on this step, you are simply wiring the new stereo to the wiring harness.

To connect these wires you'll want to place a piece of heat shrink over one of the wires, strip the ends, twist both ends together, and then pull the heat shrink over the exposed metal parts of the two wires. Heat the heat shrink with a lighter until it shrinks and forms a tight bond between the two wires. When done correctly, you won't be able to pull the wires apart.

#5
Plug the aftermarket harness into the factory plug, and insert the radio back into the dash. If you find wires that don't have a match, be sure to cap them so that the ends aren't exposed. Exposed wires are what cause shorts and electrical problems.

#6
Work in reverse order to put the dash back together. The radio won't be secure in the dash until the dash is put back together.

Hope this helps

Thanks

on Oct 07, 2010 | Honda Accord Cars & Trucks

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Aftermarket stereo wiring harness does not fit oem connectors. ordered stereo and harness together fom online car stereo.com. calledout a metra #70-1761. plugs will not fit either male plug. factory plugs...


Theres a standard amongst most stereos, so if these colors apply, then you will be right,
Red is Ignition power
orange is direct power
Black is earth
blue is for phone
White is for electric arial
then there will be four coloured wires with matching color trace wires, these are the speaker wires.
Hope this gets you going, good luck.

Jan 01, 2010 | 1995 Toyota Avalon

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How do I remove the factory installed radio from 2006 Honda Pilot LX


I'm doing this from memory since it's been about four months since I actually did this.
This is for a 2005 LX. EX procedure may be slightly different.

Disconnect the negative battery cable and make sure it can't come back into contact with the negative battery terminal.

1) Remove the plastic tab (where a push button probably is for EX model) to the upper right of the radio.
2) Carefully pry off the plastic piece which surrounds the stereo. I used a thin screwdriver and sock, and slightly scraped things up. In hindsight I should have used a specialized pry tool for removing such things. I think there were four or five places where this plastic panel is clipped into place.
3) After you get the plastic panel pried off, slowly remove it. You will need to disconnect the three wire harnesses connected to the buttons / indicators on the plastic panel.
4) The plastic panel should now be out of the way. Remove the four mounting screws holding the radio in place.
5) Slowly slide the radio towards you. Disconnect the wire harness and the antenna.
6) You should be ready to install a new stereo.

As a side note, when pulling the wire harnesses apart be sure to pull from the plastic connectors and not on the wires. If you pull on the wires, they may come loose from the harnesses.

If you are hooking up an aftermarket stereo, be sure to use a wire harness to connect from the aftermarket stereo to the Pilot's harness (otherwise you'll end up having to cut off the Pilot's wire harness which isn't ideal). I'd also recommend soldering and heat shrink tubing the aftermarket stereo's wiring to the aftermarket stereo's wire harness. It takes a while longer than the crimp or electrical tape method but ensures a robust connection and no electrical shorts when done correctly.

My aftermarket stereo has a power antenna connection. This needed to be connected (the Pilot's antenna is part of the rear window and thus isn't powered) because there is a signal booster which requires power (otherwise you won't be able to tune into any AM stations and will get very poor FM reception).

Dec 28, 2009 | 2006 Honda Pilot

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How can i replace the manufacture radio in my car and replace it with aftermarket car stereo


You best bet, because of a warranty, is to have a professional shop install your stereo. But if you are like all of us guru's here, you like to get your hands dirty.

First you need to remove the dash around your factory stereo. Be patient here and try not to break any of the dash. You may need to remove screws and pop loose plastic retainers located on the backside of the dash.

Wire the after market stereo to the harness located below by maching the colors provided. Thank the stereo companies for making this simple. Use crimp connectors or solder your connections, which ever best suits you. Tape up any remaining wires with eectrical to minimize the chance of a short.

Take the metal sleeve provided by the sereo you choose and install it into the install kit located below. Once you have removed the factory stereo, test fit the install kit and attach any tabs neccessary provided by the kit.

Now take the aftermarket stereo and place into the sleeve you installe din the install kit until it clicks into its locks. Now, the harness you wired up earlier, plug it into the factory harness and then into you stereo. Hook up the antenna, you may need to purchase a antenna adapter. Now before you install the stereo, do a test run to make sure everything is working. Once you are content that it is all working, install the new stereo and then reverse the steps in removing the dash panel and stereo.
Below are pictures of the needed hardware:
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How to hook up a kdc-105 kenwood in a sunfire


There are 3 things you need to purchase for this install. 1) The factory spec install kit. 2) The factory spec additional wiring harness. 3) Antenna adapter.

Find the easied way to remove the plastic cowling around the radio and ac controls. Usually you can locate screws helping to retain the plastic dash parts. Be careful not to break the plastic dash by taking your time and looking over and over the part ofr connection hardware. Once you have located and removed all/if any screws, carefully pry out on the piece you are removing. There are often metal clips on the back of the piece that also help to retain the dash. Once that is removed, unbolt/unclip the factory stereo and slowly pull it out of the dash. Remove the factory harness from the backside of the factory stereo. DO NOT CUT THE HARNESS!! The wiring harness you have purchased is designed to plug and play into the factory harness. All you hae to do is color match the Kenwoods harness with the one you purchased. When wiring the two harnesses together use connectors **** a **** connectors, crimp connectors so forth and so on. If there is wiring you will not be using, take some electrical tape and tape the bare wire. We don't want a short. Once you are sure and have doubled checked that all the wiring is secure and matched, reverse the order of disassembly.

The plastic install kit should replace the factory radio size difference. Just remember to take the metal sleeve tha came with the kenwood and install it into the plastic install kit via the instructions provided. Slide the Aftermarket stereo into the sleeve you just installed. Then you are ready to make all the needed connections. Before you reassemble everything make sure to do a test run with your stereo. If all is well reassemble and jam on.

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Wireing in car stereo accord 2006


good morning and welcome to fixya.

are you installing the factory radio or an aftermarket radio? you can purchase a wire harness for this vehicle that will plug into the factory chassis harness without cutting the harness connector. if your connector is missing the wires in the aftermarket harness are color coded the same as the wires on the factory side. check best buy or crutchfield.com those guys at crutchfield are really great. good luck and let me know if i can help anymore. thank you




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Audio wiring problem


Constant 12V+ Blue/Yellow
Switched 12V+ Gray
Ground Brown (or your own wire to a metal grounding point)
Illumination Green
Antenna Trigger Black/Red

Front Speakers 4" Dash
Left Front (+) Pink
Left Front (-) Purple
Right Front (+) Green
Right Front (-) Blue

Rear Speakers 5 1/4" Rear Deck
Left Rear (+) Black
Left Rear (-) Yellow
Right Rear (+) Red
Right Rear (-) White

I a '83 camry, there are 2 seperate plugs that go into a factory radio.
One for Power/and front speakers, and the other for rear speakers.

Sounds as if you are missing part of the harness for the rear speakers (or it is shoved in the back of the dash unused by the previous install). If there is not an un-cut plug in the dash - your only course of action would be to run your own set of speaker wire to the rear.

See this picture... these are the plugs that should go into your factory radio....

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

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Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated for my effort in answering this Freebie question.

Feb 25, 2009 | 1983 Toyota Camry

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Alarm Problem


The green wire with the crimp needs to go away. This is the wire that allows the alarm computer to beep the horn when the system is activated.

The wires that go past the hood release is probably a power and a ground bolt. Pull up the rocker panel trim, and then pull off the kick panel. Some of those alarms used another connector over behind the kickpanel, and also, some had a "hood switch". All of the wiring needs to go away.You can cut the wires to the hood switch, if it has one.

Please get back to me if you need more assistance.
A FixYa rating would be greatly appreciated.

Jan 25, 2009 | 1992 Toyota Camry V6

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Installing after market stereo


Dave,

You will need to go buy a wiring harness adapter from your local Walmart (usually cheapest there) or Local Electronics place (ie Best Buy). The wire harness that goes out from the radio goes into the Adapter and the adapter plugs into the car harnesses. Also these Adapters come with the wiring diagrams for your vehicle. They typically run 10 - 15 bucks depending on where you get them. Thanks for using FixYa!

Sincerely,

JC

Nov 21, 2008 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix

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