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Wired up a stereo in my 2003 ford ranger,got the wire codes off the Internet, and ran wires to the back of the truck for two more speakers, worked great for like a week or two then one day the sound stopped,everything was still on and lit up,after work the stereo worked fine again then did the same thing,got another stereo,same model and that one did the same thing, I'm lost here???????

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Sounds like the wires that were run for the rear speakers may have gotten pinched and are shorting out. i'd check this first. then ensure you run a new ground wire directly to gnd. the wireing harness grn is normally insufficient for aftermarket radios

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