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Replacing a stereo into a 2005 Saturn Ion

I was going to splice the wires from the new $80 Boss stereo (x-mas gift) to the wire harness from the old stereo that does plug into the saturns wire harness plug but I have an orange illumination wire and an orange and white wire that I'm not sure what to do with??? I don't even know what the orange and white wire is? Any suggestions?

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Mike

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Not sure if your still looking for a solution or not but here you go. that orange and white wire is normally the wire that controls the dimmer within the stereo. when you dim the dash light the factory radio lights dim and that wire is suppose to make the new radio do that also. in my past i have found that only about 30 percent of the aftermarket radios actually do that when hooked up. give this a try and let me know. good luck

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