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I have a 1993 ford laser....I'm tryin to change stereo..... but the wires are completely different as to the compenent wires???

The component wires are red yellow black blue/light blue green green/black white white/black grey grey/black purple purple/black the car harness is blue/black blue/red red/black orange white purple blue/yellow please help???

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    paul anderson Nov 08, 2014

    which wire goes to which please



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You will need a new wiring harness adaptor either from Ford or the stereo manufacturer!

Posted on Nov 08, 2014

Testimonial: "that I do have.....but all the original wires don't match the colour wires that came with it"

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    Mikey Nov 08, 2014

    Then you should be able to get an adapter that fits between the standard ford plug and your new stereo plug and that will be from either the Ford dealer or the stereo manufacturer!

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    Mikey Nov 08, 2014

    If you don't want to do that then get the wiring diagram from ford for your original stereo wiring! You have the wiring diagram for the new stereo, so cut the wires and reconnect without the plugs!

  • paul anderson
    paul anderson Nov 08, 2014

    the question i'm asking tho....... which wires connect to which....the compponent wires are red, yellow black, blue/light blue.....the car harness wires are red/black, orange white, purple???

  •  Mikey
    Mikey Nov 08, 2014

    Stereo manufacturers don't generally keep wiring colours universal other than live and earth! The only way you can be sure is to follow a wiring diagram from the stock stereo and the replacement one! Just naming the colours of wires will not help!



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have we spoke before in previous post?
the red can go to any 12v live peramanent such as wire to clock or other item that has power with ignition off and the same with the yellow if your putting these to the same permanent live say from clock you can join these to together red/yellow to red on clock
the black can go to any metal or neg wire.
This should then have your device working the only problem im looking at for you now is the pink wire as this stops you using the device whilst driving as it goes to handbrake but i need to find out if its live or negative.
You could just wire the red/yellow to live and black to earth then see if it switches on and works if not then let me know and ill see about the pink wire ok
Makes sure you use inline fuses on the live wires so as not to short the device out.
Make sure you know what is permanent live to put the yellow/red wire to.
It doesnt need to be ignition it only says this so you cant use it with ignition off but you can wire it into any live feed from clock or switches so its up to you what to wire it to its just the pink wire im concerned about.

PINK: does it tell you to put it to live or earth on handbrake switch?

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