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Car stereo i am installing and amplifier into my cars stereo system i am using my cars factory stereo it says that i will need to hook the remote wire up to the accessory wire in my cars wiring diagram there isnt a wire labeled the accessory wire i was just wondering what this wire might be called instead of accessory i am not sure if it is one of the 12V wires or illumination or dimmer or something if you have an answer i would appreciate it

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  • skcbball15 Mar 10, 2009

    i can not figure out how to hook up my amp to my factory car stereo i have a 1997 Pontiac Grand am Gt. I need to know where thst wires go where?

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Its pretty simple, the remote wire is used to tell the amplifier that the cd player has came on. once the cd player has came on, the amp then comes on. simply take a light tester that has a sharp tip, turn the ignition until the cd player comes on, and start testing all of the wires. when you hit a wire in which the light tester says there is power flowing through it, turn the cd player off. if the light goes off with the cd player, you have found a wire that is suitable for a remote wire. dont know how to use a light tester? http://www.bcae1.com/testlite.htm

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