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84 honda shadow front running lights replacement: new running lights have different color codes (red, black & back/white)... which wires go to the existing wires which are: orange, orange/white & green? Thanks, Koyalan

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As the wiring on aftermarket signals is not standardized, you will need to determine which wires are ground, running, and turn respectively. If you can disassemble the signal, the ground will be connected to the outside of the socket, and the other two will be running and turn. If you cannot disassemble the signal, or have access to a multimeter, you can determine which wire is ground by checking continuity between the outer socket and wires. Your stock green wire is the ground, and the orange/white is running light. If when you hook the wires up, your running light is brighter than the turn signal, switch the leads.
Hope this helps.

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Best Buy installed a new cd player in my 03 Tiburon GT. All of my instrument cluster lights no longer work. The fuse is ok. Anyone know the wiring color codes. Best Buy is unco-operative and want me to...


Is fuse 29 the one you say is good? If that fuse is good, check your tail lights. If the tail lights are not working either, check the TAIL LAMP fuse in the engine compartment relay box.
There are 2 different wiring diagrams depending on if you have the amplifier or not. If you have only the basic radio, it would not have the amp. If you have a premium option, it would have the amp.
There is also another wiring color code I got from another website that's different--more like the standard colors. I'm going to include that color code as well in case you find the colors don't match the diagrams.
In the diagrams, there are actually 2 wires that run the light on the radio. One is green and one is brown with a white stripe. An aftermarket CD player will probably not have any wires for the light and just have it come on when the radio is on--day or night. So, if they connected those factory wires anywhere, that may be your problem.
I have pasted all of the relevant wiring diagrams below, though they may be hard to read because of picture size policies at FixYa. Please let me know if you have more questions.

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Possible alternate color scheme:
Radio Constant Wire 12V+: Red
Radio Ignition Switched Wire 12V+: Yellow
Radio Ground Wire: Black
Radio Illumination Wire: Pink/Black
Radio Dimmer Wire: n/a
Radio Antenna Trigger Wire: n/a
Factory Amplifier Turn On Wire: n/a
Left Front Speaker Wire (+): White
Left Front Speaker Wire (-): Brown
Right Front Speaker Wire (+): Black
Right Front Speaker Wire (-): Yellow
Left Rear Speaker Wire (+): Blue
Left Rear Speaker Wire (-): Red
Right Rear Speaker Wire (+): Green
Right Rear Speaker Wire (-): Orange


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ALARM, CRUISE CONTROL, and STEREO Wiring Color Codes for 1995 Honda Civic This...


ALARM, CRUISE CONTROL, and STEREO Wiring Color Codes for 1995 Honda Civic



This FixYa Tip is for the purpose of installing an Alarm, Remote Starter, Cruise Control, and / or Car Stereo into the vehicle listed in the subject line.


The wires listed are the ones you will need to successfully complete the task.


Some vehicles require additional relays and / or modules to bypass factory security. If they are required - it will be in the NOTES section below the wiring colors.


The following FixYa TIP is good for all Honda Civics for the following production years:


1995





STEREO WIRING COLOR CHART:

Constant 12V+: Blue/White
Switched 12V+: Yellow/Red
Ground: Black
Illumination: Red/Black
Dimmer: n/a
Antenna: Driver's Pillar

Front Speakers:
Left Front (+) Blue/Green
Left Front (-) Gray/Black
Right Front (+) Red/Green
Right Front (-) Brown/Black

Rear Speakers:
Left Rear (+) Blue/Yellow
Left Rear (-) Gray/White
Right Rear (+) Red/Yellow
Right Rear (-) Brown/White



NOTES: - none -

Additional Accessories:

Metra Brand Dash Kit: n/a
Metra Brand Wiring Harness: 70-1720
Metra Brand Antenna Adapter: n/a








ALARM / REMOTE START WIRING CHART:

Constant 12V+: White - Ignition Switch Harness
Starter: Black/White - Ignition Switch Harness
Ignition: Black/Yellow - Ignition Switch Harness
Accessory: Yellow - Ignition Switch Harness
Tach: Blue - Distributor
Brake Switch: Green/White - Brake Switch
Trunk Pin: Green/Black - (-) Above Fuse Panel (Blue Connector)
Parking Lights: Red/Black - (+) Above Fuse Panel
Head Lamp: Red/White - Steering Column
Hood Pin: n/a
Door Trigger: Light Green/Red - (-) Driver's Running board
Door Lock: Green/White - (-) 2 pin connector taped to blue connector behind fuse box
Door Unlock: Green/Red - (-) Driver's Door at Door Lock Module
Horn: Blue - Steering Column (Relay Required)
Windows UP: LF=Red/Blue RF=Blue/Yellow
Windows DOWM: LF=Red/Yellow RF=Blue/Green


NOTES: - none -






CRUISE CONTROL:

Constant 12V+: White - Ignition Switch Harness or Use Hot Side of Brake
Switched 12V+: Black/Yellow - Ignition Switch Harness
Ground: Use Chassis Near Cruise Control Module
Hot Side of Brake: n/a - Brake Switch
Cold Side of Brake: Green/White - Brake Switch
Tach: Blue - Distributor
VSS Wire : Yellow/Blue - Driver's Side Dash Footwell, Grey connector.




NOTES: 4000PPM

Vehicles with Manual Transmission require Clutch Switch.
Some vehicles may require a speed signal generator and/or other parts/adapters not listed above.
Rostra® Cruise Control module switch settings may differ if you use a speed signal generator or magnets and a pick up coil.


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ALARM, CRUISE CONTROL, and STEREO Wiring Color Codes for 1994 Honda Civic This...


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This FixYa Tip is for the purpose of installing an Alarm, Remote Starter, Cruise Control, and / or Car Stereo into the vehicle listed in the subject line.


The wires listed are the ones you will need to successfully complete the task.


Some vehicles require additional relays and / or modules to bypass factory security. If they are required - it will be in the NOTES section below the wiring colors.


The following FixYa TIP is good for all Honda Civics for the following production years:


1994





STEREO WIRING COLOR CHART:

Constant 12V+: Blue/White
Switched 12V+: Yellow/Red
Ground: Black
Illumination: Red/Black
Dimmer: n/a
Antenna: Driver's Pillar

Front Speakers:
Left Front (+) Blue/Green
Left Front (-) Gray/Black
Right Front (+) Red/Green
Right Front (-) Brown/Black

Rear Speakers:
Left Rear (+) Blue/Yellow
Left Rear (-) Gray/White
Right Rear (+) Red/Yellow
Right Rear (-) Brown/White



NOTES: - none -

Additional Accessories:

Metra Brand Dash Kit: n/a
Metra Brand Wiring Harness: 70-1720
Metra Brand Antenna Adapter: n/a








ALARM / REMOTE START WIRING CHART:

Constant 12V+: White - Ignition Switch Harness
Starter: Black/White - Ignition Switch Harness
Ignition: Black/Yellow - Ignition Switch Harness
Accessory: Yellow - Ignition Switch Harness
Tach: Blue - Distributor
Brake Switch: Green/White - Brake Switch
Trunk Pin: Green/Black - (-) Above Fuse Panel (Blue Connector)
Parking Lights: Red/Black - (+) Above Fuse Panel
Head Lamp: Red/White - Steering Column
Hood Pin: n/a
Door Trigger: Light Green/Red - (-) Driver's Running board
Door Lock: Green/White - (-) 2 pin connector taped to blue connector behind fuse box
Door Unlock: Green/Red - (-) Driver's Door at Door Lock Module
Horn: Blue - Steering Column (Relay Required)
Windows UP: LF=Red/Blue RF=Blue/Yellow
Windows DOWM: LF=Red/Yellow RF=Blue/Green


NOTES: - none -






CRUISE CONTROL:

Constant 12V+: White - Ignition Switch Harness or Use Hot Side of Brake
Switched 12V+: Black/Yellow - Ignition Switch Harness
Ground: Use Chassis Near Cruise Control Module
Hot Side of Brake: n/a - Brake Switch
Cold Side of Brake: Green/White - Brake Switch
Tach: Blue - Distributor
VSS Wire : Yellow/Blue - Driver's Side Dash Footwell, Grey connector.




NOTES: 4000PPM

Vehicles with Manual Transmission require Clutch Switch.
Some vehicles may require a speed signal generator and/or other parts/adapters not listed above.
Rostra® Cruise Control module switch settings may differ if you use a speed signal generator or magnets and a pick up coil.


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Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Green/Black
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Radio Switched 12V+ Wire: White/Red
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Radio Illumination Wire: n/a
Radio Dimmer Wire: Red/Black
Radio Antenna Trigger Wire: n/a
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Right Front Speaker Wire (-): Brown/Black
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Factory in-dash wire harness that
snaps into the factory radio.
AS VIEWED FROM MATING END OF CONNECTOR
E F G H I N O P
A B C D J K L M
Note:
using an optional snap on wire harness adapter will simplify the wiring. Most snap on
wire harness adapters have already converted and color coded the wires from the auto
makers in dash wire harness to match typical aftermarket radio wire colors.
** The wire colors listed in the chart above are typical for these vehicles during these years
but may not be the exact colors for this vehicle. This is another reason to use a snap on
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Pin What It Is In Dash Wire Color Equivalent Wire Color
A Right Rear Spkr (+) Red w/ Yellow Stripe Purple
B Left Rear Spkr (+) Blue w/ Yellow Stripe Green
C Power Antenna Trigger Brown w/ White Stripe Blue or Blue w/ Wht Stripe
D +12 Volt Ignition Wire Yellow w/ Red Stripe Red
E Right Rear Spkr (-) Brown w/ White Stripe Purple w/ Black Stripe
F Left Rear Spkr (-) Gray w/ White Stripe Green w/ Black Stripe
G Ground Wire Black Black
H Do Not Use
I Do Not Use
J +12 Volt Battery Wire White w/ Yellow or Blu Stripe Yellow
K Dash Light Dimmer Wire Orange
L Left Front Spkr (+) Blue w/ Green Stripe White
M Right Front Spkr (+) Red w/ Green Stripe Gray
N Do Not Use
O Left Front Spkr (-) Gray w/ Black Stripe White w/ Black Stripe
P Right Front Spkr (-) Brown w/ Black Stripe Gray w/ Black Stripe

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7 wire plug (I could see these wires immediately from the plug):
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Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ wire = Yellow w/ Black Stripe
Car Radio Dimmer Wire = Light Blue w/ Red Stripe
Car Radio Illumination Wire = Orange w/ Black Stripe
?? Don't know ?? Red Wire (No power to wire Constant or Accessory)
Car Radio Amp Wire = Blue
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Right Front:
White w/ Green Stripe (+)
Brown (no stripe) (-)
Right Rear:
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Light Blue (no stripe) (-)
Left Front:
Light Green (no stripe) (+)
White w/ Orange Stripe (-)
Left Rear:
Light Blue w/ Black Stripe (+)
Yellow (no stripe) (-)
Speaker Wires (found at the individual speakers in the doors)
Right Front:
White w/ Green Stripe (+)
Green w/ Orange Stripe (-)
Right Rear:
Orange w/ Red Stripe (+)
Black w/ White Stripe (-)
Left Front:
Orange w/ Green Stripe (+)
Blue w/ White Stripe (-)
Left Rear:
Red w/ Green Stripe (+)
Red w/ Blue Stripe (-)

Hope this helps. I spent hours looking for the correct color key and this one works for my '91 Explorer.

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