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Pie frd aux will not work in 05 f350

Installed male 16 pin connector to back of unit gronded and ran violet wire to power but unit still says no aux when i hit button

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  • deeredealer Feb 13, 2009

    2005 f150 - same problem " no aux audio" everythings hooked up, it just doesn't work. It would be nice if just once in a while a guy could buy something that actually works the way it's supposed to!!!! Especially electronics.



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Need color code for 16 pin connector, power plug

Pin Number Wire Color Function 1 White Left Front Positive 2 Green Left Rear Positive 3 Violet Right Rear Positive 4 Grey Right Front Positive 5 Blue/White Amplifier Remote 6 Blue Antenna Remote 7 Red Accessory 12 Volts 8 Black Ground 9 White/Black Left Front Negative 10 Green/Black Left Rear Negative 11 Violet/Black Right Rear Negative 12 Grey/Black Right Front Negative 13 Sky Blue Telephone Mute 14 Orange/White Illumination 15 Not Used Not Used 16 Yellow Constant 12 Volts

Sep 18, 2015 | JVC KW-AVX706 Car DVD Player

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Does Allen-Heath Mix Wizard 16:2 (first generation) require Tip-Ring-Sleeve for Aux sends?

You should use TRS since that is balanced just like XLRs.
Especially for long wire runs. This is if you go for XLR on the other end =
Pin 1= Sleeve
Pin 2= Tip (HOT)
Pin 3= Ring
Normally, in US equipment, 2 & 3 are inverted (3 is HOT), but you got British here, they switch the HOT pin on the XLR to pin 2.
That means that if you run this unit with US speakers your signal will be out of phase. Be careful there... I have lived this with AH boards before.
You can also use normal unbalanced cable for short runs, but I suggest keeping to standards.

Dec 10, 2017 | Music

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1997 chyrsler town & country passenger window won't go up or down

Hi Jack,

First I want to appologize to you for not getting back to you right away. I was not actually online at the time that you purchaced my services. I had simply forgotten to log out. So I am just now getting the message that you have asked for my help.

Anyway, if your other windows are working, this eliminates several possibilities. Your passenger window circuits can all be tested from the passenger window switch connector without having to take a lot of stuff apart. I have uploaded the wiring diagram for your window circuits. You can download a FREE copy at the following link: Window Circuit-01.gif

Just scroll down to the bottom of the page and select the link that says "slower download" , wait for the timer and enter the "captcha code" to download the file. Please note that you DO NOT have to purchase a "filesonic membership" to download the file. I have had problems with people thinking that I am trying to "sell" them a filesonic membership - this is simply NOT TRUE. The only thing I am selling is MY SERVICES and this is just one of the methods I use to deliver them.

When you check the circuits at the PASSENGER window switch, this is what you should find if the circuits are all working properly:

The BROWN/WHITE wire (pin 3) and the VIOLET/WHITE wire (pin 2) should both be GROUND with the driver's switch in the NEUTRAL position. The wire at pin 3 will switch to battery power when the driver's switch is in the UP position and the wire at pin 2 will switch to battery power when the driver's switch is in the DOWN position. If these conditions are not what you find, then the problem is either the driver's control switch or the wiring between the driver's switch and the passenger switch.

The BROWN wire (pin 8) and the VIOLET wire (pin 5) work similarly, however they are both grounded when BOTH switches are in the NEUTRAL position. These should toggle between power and grond when EITHER switch is operated. If the circuits above (pins 2 and 3) are working like they should, but these wires are not, then the problem is the PASSENGER switch. If ALL of these circuits are working as described, then the problem is the window lift motor.

Please study the wiring diagram so you can understand how this is all supposed to work.

If you need any further assistance, please respond back to this message to let me know.

Thank You for your patronage,

Dave (dttech)

Oct 29, 2011 | 1997 Chrysler Town & Country

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I can't get my Compaq PC to power up, the PSU fan turns momentarily then stops. I suspected the power supply because if I connect the PS_ON pin to 3V Aux I get the same thing happening. I then tried...

no PC model stated, at all... wow, 1984 to 2014 compaqs.
the PSU is bad if the jumper wire test fails
easy as eating apple pie, do that test. the voltages in the PC case are safe, 12vdc max. (no do not short out power rails.

NO the ATX spec is published in the wiki
the first compaq are 20 pin then later 24
so ill do 24 , just wild guessing what PC model you have.
why must we beg model PCs'
its like saying a Have a FORD car, what ford what engine, see?

jump 16 to 17 (17 is ground)
do not hot wire power OK (good) pin 8,
do not or blow up a good PSU.
never hot wire anything you do not understand
in this case the pin 16 has pull up resistor 5k, in all PSU made on earth. and you ground it (0v logic) to tune power on.
see the schematic in this page, do not blow up IC2.
or you will be sorry, I promise.

this works on all PSU made ATX spec. per wiki.

Jan 13, 2018 | Compaq (176763001) 120-Watt Power Supply

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I'm trying to install the frd04 but I have to connect the purple and green wires to the 24 pin insert...... Do I need to use anything special in order to connect them or do I just need to insert the wire...

this is for radios that have AUX button only if you have a SAT button don't use this interface

the gray violet needs to go to constant 12 volts it will be good if you can cut a litel of the pastic on the vehicle harness and attach this cable to that connection
use black tape to secure the connection
the black/green is ground and can go anywhere like the back of the factory radio or center screw

Ford interface


Nov 18, 2010 | Pie Frd04 Aux Adjustable Auxiliary Input...

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Problems with Metra METRA PR01-0001 PIONEER 16-PIN UNIVERSAL WIRING HARNESS?which wires are which

I don't know what pins are what on the METRA harness, but the wires coming from the back of the Pioneer unit should be:

black ground
red accessory (KEY)
yellow memory constant power,
blue is remote,
orange is for the dimmer,
green with black is left rear neg.and green is positive,
violet black is right rear negative and violet is positive,
white is left front positive and white with black is negative,
gray black is right front negative and gray is positive.

If you don't have the pioneer harness (and so these wire colors dont' mean much to you) just message back here, and I'll map those wire colors to pin positions on the back of the unit.

May 21, 2009 | Pioneer DEH-1500 CD Player

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How do you install the frd03-dvd? mines came with no instructions.

Hello jeffery_armi,

The FRD03-DVD allows you to replace the factory head-unit and retain the audio and power to your OEM DVD player. With the FRD03-DVD, the audio from the OEM DVD player is connected to the auxiliary input of the aftermarket radio to allow the DVD audio to be heard over the vehicle's audio system.

The FRD03-DVD harness consists of a molex-plug, stereo RCA audio male connectors, and red and black wires ending in "pigtails".

1) Connect the molex plug into the OEM harness.
2) Connect the RCA audio connectors into the "AUX" inputs of your aftermarket head unit.
3) Tap the red "pigtail" wire into the "accessory" lead of the vehicle radio harness (also usually red).
4) Tap the black "pigtail" wire into the "ground" lead of the vehicle radio harness (also usually black). Alternatively, the black wire may be terminated with a ring terminal and secured to a metallic ground nearby.

Hope this helps.

May 13, 2009 | Pie Frd03 Aux/S

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92 F350 7.3 Glow plug problem

check the wiring harnesses under the valve covers. The heat damages them. Frd has connector kits to service them versus $600 harness. Some dealers know about kits, others do not.
Cycling says reays are working but glow plugs are not getting current. My guess.

Jan 19, 2009 | 1992 Ford F350

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Connecting To Auto Harness


Most Sony head units follow the ISO standards in its wiring and connector pinouts.

A Sony CDX-S2000 would be using the below listed wiring:
Yellow - +12V Constant Power (such as the + terminal of your battery)
Red - +12V Switched Power (such as the ACC of the IGN switch)
Blue - Power Antenna
Blue/White - External Power Amp Turn-on trigger
White - Left Front Positive Speaker Wire (LF+)
White/Black - (LF-)
Gray - Right Front Positive Speaker Wire (RF+)
Gray/Black - (RF-)
Green - Right Rear Positive Speaker Wire (RR+)
Green/Black - (RR-)
Purple - Left Rear Positive Speaker Wire (LR+)
Purple/Black - (LR-)

In some models, Sony would have several versions of the connectors depending on the region the unit was intended for use, 10. 16 and 18 pins. The connector (loom) would have to match what your version has. They are readily available from most auto stereo stores and on line. You can try here or here .

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Mar 07, 2008 | Sony CDX-S2000 CD Player

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