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The wires for the stereo are cut

When i got the car the wiring for the stereo was cut and there is no place for the harness anymore, i was thinking i could be able to wire the new stereo direct from the car wires. Is this possible or what should i do?

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  • bfavr Dec 27, 2008

    just wondering if the clock radio has to be connected to hook up new stereo,the olriginal harness for the tape deck is gone so none of the wire colors match. Is there a power wire on the harness that goes to the tape deck

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Yes this is not to bad to deal with.. make sure you use quality wire connectors so you don't have problems later with bad connections. you pretty much just have to match the colors from the harness in the car to the ones on your deck. If you don't want to cut off the harness connector on your deck just purchase one that you can connect to your deck and cut the wire ends on the other side of the adapter. The only wires you wont be able to match color for color is speaker wires... for these you will just have to hook them up temp. and test to see that they are connected to the proper speaker output. the wires for the stereo are cut - close.gif Read more >> Options >> answers-logo.gif

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