I have wired the Amp corcetly to the Best of My knowledge, (12v to Battery, Ground to a GOOD ground, Remote To the Blue w/ white stripe Rca From Amp out puts and Speakers out) The Amp is Good, works fine in other vehicles, Head seems to be in great shape, But the Amp will not come on. Am I doing something wrong, any help would be great Thanks alot David
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Re: amp won't power up
If you are saying that you wired the remote to the RCA from the amp outputs then that won't work. A good way to make the amp just turn on is to have NO speakers attached, no input RCA's attached. Just have ground to ground and B+ to 12 (battery). If your then temporarily jump 12volt from the B+ terminal to the remote terminal then the amp should turn on and stay on as long as the jumper is in place. In a normal hookup, the remote 12volts is supplied from the radio (head unit).
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Red = 12v Switched Source (Ignition)
Yellow = 12v Constant Source (Battery)
Black = Ground (Chassis)
Orange = Illumination (Dashboard Lights)
Blue with White = Power Antenna Up / Down Signal
Blue = Amplifier Power On / Off Signal
White / White & Black = Left Front speaker + / - Green /Green & Black = Left Rear speaker + / - Gray / Gray & Black = Right Front speaker + / - Violet / Violet & Black = Right Rear speaker + / -
Most aftermarket cd players have the following wiring diagrams
(+)Yellow...........12v battery (Memory) Constant Hot
(+)Blue.............12v Power antenna
(+)Blue/white.......12v Remote turn on
(+)White............Front left positive
(-)White/black......Front left negative
(+)Grey.............Front right positive
(-)Grey/black.......Front right negative
(+)Green............Rear left positive
(-)Green/black......Rear left negative
(+)Purple...........Rear right positive
(-)Purple/black.....Rear right negative
Hello, here is Clarions wire codes. FRONT Right SPKR: +Gray -Gray/Blk, FRONT Left SPKR: +White -White/Blk, REAR Right SPKR: +Purple -Purple/Blk, REAR Left SPKR: +Green -Green/Blk
Brown Wire = Phone Mute Lead (If applicable) Yellow Wire = 12V battery lead in (Connect directly to battery) Red Wire = 12V Ignition wire (Connect to Acc switch) Blue/White Wire = Amp turn on lead Black Wire = Chassis Ground Orange/White Wire = Illumination Lead (Connect to dimmer switch) Blue Wire = Auto Antenna Lead (lowers power antenna Do not use for Amp Turn on! Use the Blue/White Wire for Amp,EQ, Ect.. turn on wire only
RCA Connectors if applicable:
Black RCA Harness: White RCA = Rear Audio Left Sub Output 1 Red RCA = Rear Audio Right Sub Output 2
Gray RCA Harness: White RCA = Front Left Audio Out to amp Red RCA = Front Right Audio Out to amp
Here's the color codes for the wires.
Blue/white=remote turn on for amp
Grey=right front (+)
Grey/black=right front (-)
White=left front (+)
White/black=left front (-)
Violet=right rear (+)
Violet/black=right rear (-)
Green=left rear (+)
Green/black=left rear (-)
Red=right rear to amp
White=left rear to amp
And that should be all the wires. Good luck!
Typical Head Unit Wire Harness
FunctionTypical Wire Colors
Memory / Constant 12V(+)
Left Front (+)
Left Front (-)
Right Front (+)
Right Front (-)
Left Rear (+)GreenLeft Rear (-)Green/BlackRight Rear (+)VioletRight Rear (-)Violet/Black
yellow to yellow main power wire red to red key wire black to black ground speaker wires are green purple for rear speakers and white and grey for front speakers solid wire color is power and black lines is ground orange is dimmer switch you wont need it blue wire is for power anntenna your car shouldn't have it and blue with white stripe is remote wire if you have an amp it will shut off your amp when hooked up any other wire unnessary for your car some head units need a anntenna adapter to work good luck. remember ground before anything and disconnect the battery so you don't blow the fuse
Here you go. Radio Side -- Car side 12v (Yellow) -- Orange/Black ACC (Red) -- White/Black Ground (Black) -- Black or chassis ground(bare Metal) Pwr Ant (Blue/white) -- Pink If your not adding and amplifier than your system remote should be used for power antenna which is the pink. Hopefully this helps Please Vote & Rate thx