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Rewiring an old pioneer stereo.the radio was installed where it powers without the ignition being on.the battery was draining. figured it had to be the radio. pulled radio. the red power(acc wire) was connected to yellow( battery) which connected to a hot terminal on the fuse panal. when i rewire, do i need to use the yellow wire, or can i just tie it off and connect the red to a fuse?

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  • 86scirocco Mar 07, 2008

    thanks. truely appreciated. i've tried everything possible to fix my battery drainage problem.( coil alternator, battery, regrounding). your advise seems to have fixed to problem..

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Hello...if you are sure that the red wire is acc it should be connected to the acc connection of the ignitionkey.or maybe the lighter positive...and the other to the battery"always 13.8 v"...then the memory will function properly of the radio and you will not drain your battery...please tell me what happens...good luck ...Ron

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