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Wire codes which is the power and which is ground for speaker wire in a 2002 dodge durango

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  • specialknr Feb 19, 2008

    I'm pretty sure that each of the wires had a line on them. On the front left one had a red line and the other had a black line on it. I noticed that most of the lines had had black lines, but the other lines always had a different color on them

  • specialknr Feb 19, 2008

    Thanx

  • specialknr Feb 19, 2008

    On the front left, I think the colors were green. I'm pretty sure that both wires had lines on them. One wire had a red pin stripe and the other had a black. Infact I noticed all the wires had a black pin stripe. The other wires the color varied.

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Check by using a DVM, hope that you have one.
The DVM is a digital volt meter.
You can buy it new for under 35 dollars.
Set DVM on OHM(the horseshoe sign) around 500 or under.
Connect black lead to black socket and red lead to red socket of DVM.
Turn on DVM
Disconnect Car Battery, negative post.
Touch black lead to ground(metal of car) and the red lead to wire to locates grounding wire. When meter reads "OOO", that's ground wire.
You can use that mode for checking open circuit(broken wire) or closed circuit(shorted wire).

Hope they are helpful.

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Usually power is the wire that is solid colour. The ground or NEG- wire has a trace on it

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