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Mitsubishi spacewagon I have stripped my spacewagon to get to the heater matrix now I need to put it back together The matrix is in place but the rest of the parts ????? any diagrams or pictures or step by step guide any ideas Thanks James

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Please tell me you havent taken it apart without a clue as to how to put it together again......
All you can do now is to get a haynes manual for your model. You can then use this as a reference whilst in the car.

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Need the pin positions of the wire harness


  • red is switched ignition 12 volts (only on with cars running)
  • yellow is constant power 12volts ( have voltage at all time even when car off this wire allows you to save station and clock so you are not allway resting the clock and stations)
  • black is ground ( connected to the frame of car or a good metal part that is connected the frame of car with out a good ground the circuit will not be completed and the radio will not power up )
  • white drive side front (+) speaker wire
  • white/black strip driver side front (-) speaker wire
  • gray passanger front (+) speaker wire
  • gray/black strip passanger front (-) speaker wire
  • green driver side rear (+) speaker wire
  • green driver side rear (-) speaker wire
  • purple passanger rear (+) speaker wire
  • purple/black strip passanger rear (-) speaker wire
  • blue or blue/white strip wire is (remote amp turn on or power antenna )
  • orange wire is (dimmer for light in car )99% of all cars these days don't use this wire
have any question email me at radiorepair@windowtintingin239.com

Oct 27, 2013 | BOSS AUDIO SYSTEMS 636CA

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My phillips wac700 can't read cd


The len that reads the cd needs to be cleaned. I have done this on numerous stereos. Take the unit out of the vehicle, take the top cover off by removing the small screws that hold it in place. you will see what looks like a small eyeball where the cd is when its in the player,thats the lens. Take a cotton swab and some alcohol and clean the lens, put stereo back together. If the plug will reach, plug in the stereo with out installing it in the dash and try it out, the cd should work if not then you have other problems with the stereo.

Sep 24, 2013 | JVC AM FM CD DET FACE CAR STEREO

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Im trying to install one of radios into my 1996 honda accord but how?


In order to install A Radio first follow steps of Removing the Factory Radio

#1
Open the center console, and you'll see two phillips screws at the bottom. Unscrew both of them.

#2
Remove the drink tray, and unscrew three more phillips screws. The center console is now loose enough to move.

#3
Pull the center console back a few inches to expose two more screws under the plastic part of the gear shift. Remove these screws.

#4
Pull the ashtray out of the dash, and you'll see one more phillips screw. Remove this screw and pull off the plastic panel around the factory stereo.

#5
Locate the metal tray under the factory pocket (below the stereo), and pull it out of the dash. There will be two phillips screws holding it in place; remove those, and then pull the stereo out of the dash. You'll need to unplug the wiring harness that is plugged into the back of the radio.


Now Install The New Stereo

#1
Assemble the dash kit, as shown in the instructions. Put it into the dash where you just took the stereo out. There will be a rectangular opening, and a pocket underneath. The opening is where the radio will go.

#2
Secure the dash kit by screwing in the one screw in the ash tray, and the two in the opening of the panel.

#3
Insert the metal cage that came with the stereo into the opening above the pocket. Ensure that the fit is flush with the pocket. Using a screwdriver, bend the metal tabs upward, which holds the metal cage in place.

#4
Start wiring the stereo harness to the wiring harness. Match wires color by color until all of the wires are paired. For example, if you find a purple wire coming out of the aftermarket wiring harness, plug it into a purple wire from the factory harness. You aren't touching any of the wires in your dash on this step, you are simply wiring the new stereo to the wiring harness.

To connect these wires you'll want to place a piece of heat shrink over one of the wires, strip the ends, twist both ends together, and then pull the heat shrink over the exposed metal parts of the two wires. Heat the heat shrink with a lighter until it shrinks and forms a tight bond between the two wires. When done correctly, you won't be able to pull the wires apart.

#5
Plug the aftermarket harness into the factory plug, and insert the radio back into the dash. If you find wires that don't have a match, be sure to cap them so that the ends aren't exposed. Exposed wires are what cause shorts and electrical problems.

#6
Work in reverse order to put the dash back together. The radio won't be secure in the dash until the dash is put back together.

Hope this helps

Thanks

Oct 07, 2010 | JVC AM FM CD DET FACE CAR STEREO

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I don't know which color is which on my clarion dxz735mp


You can download the owners manual from Crutchfield.
This has a wiring diagram on page 36 that shows you what all of the wire's functions are.

Jun 15, 2010 | Clarion DB245 CD Player

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Does the reverse gear wire need to be hooked up to make the unit work. Also does the reverse wire need 12vdc to make the dvd player function. This is for an xo Vision XO1930.


no

im guessing that you are asking this because you cant be bothered to strip the car down for one wire?

i belive the the radio only needs this wire to show a reverse camera on screen or something
so if you dont have the reverse camera then i recomend that you first leave nothing on the reverse wire and test the radio
it should work
if it does what you want it to do then put the car back together and put the radio back in place

May 12, 2010 | Car Audio Receivers

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Need wire diagram for sony x-plod to 04 colorado


hi my names josh firs things first you need a wiring harness for your vehicle if you dont have one you are faced with trying to do hardwire and i dont recommentd it on your vehicle. If you do how ever have a wiring harness you can proceed by doing all your wiring. The colors from the wiring harness should all match up your power wires you have two your ground you have one ground and the rest is your audio your sound. for your power you have a red wire and yellow wire your red wire is your acc or ignion switch witch allow the unit to come on when you turn the the ignition. your yellow is used for a constant 12volts to go to and it holds all your memory to the unit itself and then your ground no second guess its black and grounds the unit to complete the circuit the rest is pretty basic you have a set of wires coming out of the unit about four sets and these are your audio they are white and white/w gray then gray/w gray and white strip you have green/ and green/with a black or purple strip and the purple and purple/white or green strip

Nov 02, 2009 | Car Audio Receivers

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Face plate went out on my pioneer deh 6800mp


There is a fine strip that runs from the face to the circuit board. It is possible that face has gotten dirty just needs a can of compressed air or the circuit board has failed inside the face. The face plate is very easy to take apart and put back together, just make sure you don't lose any pieces ;) Good luck!

Jun 11, 2009 | Pioneer DEH-P6800MP CD Player

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Volume problems


When mine did this I opened the face up and figured out that the volume down button switch had a broken contact which made the volume and the first 3 station presets freak out. It took me about a half hour - 45 min. to fix it (since I had to diagnose it first) Won't cost a dime if you fix it this way...

First figure out if one of your volume buttons doesn't feel right when you press it (it doesn't 'click' or act like the rest of the buttons do)

When you open the face you 'll see all of the white switches (small boxes with silver surrounding the button on the top) take a tiny flathead electronics or eyeglass screwdriver (or something like that) use it to "pry" up the silver piece that surrounds the button (The edges on each end have a 'lip' that holds this metal piece down & you might need a magnifying glass depending on your eyesight.)
It will bend but you can flatten it back out.
Once it's off - the button will come out and if you look down into the 'box' of the switch you'll see a small piece of metal (the contact)
Use your small flathead screwdriver to lift it out. (or turn the circuit board over and tap it out)
it is a small rectangle piece of metal that has a 'bump' in the middle.
Check to see if the "bump" is split/broken in the middle. (mine was)

I then did this same process to the switch for the AM radio button (since I don't use it) then I took that 'contact' out since the 'bump' wasn't split and put it in the volume down switch, then I put it back together (using) the tip of the screwdriver to press the metal that was a little bent back down under the 'lips' on the edge and over the button.

Now you can put the 'face' back together and "viola"!!
It works properly, the volume doesn't freak out anymore, and you can enjoy a properly working car stereo again!

Jul 26, 2008 | JVC KD-S5050 CD Player

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Car CD-Player makes noise/doesn't eject CDs


The problem you are having is most likely a gear that is out of position or is stripped with a broken tooth.

I have been repairing car audio for over 17 years and I can tell you with all honesty this is not an easy fix. You will need to take the mech apart and if it does not go back together perfectly, it will not work.

Sometimes the limit switch or home switch can cause the laser pick up to continually try to move inwards toward the spindle motor, which is the home position for it. When the CD is ejected the pick up goes back to the home position and if the home switch is not engaging properly the sled motor will keep running to try and make the pick-up go all the way in, even if it is already in. The home switch can be found near the spindle motor and you can tell that it is the home switch because if the pick up goes all the way back in, the switch gets depressed, look for the switch that gets depressed when the pick up is in the home position.

I really do not think that you should try this repair yourself since you have not had any experience with them. you may cause even more damage to the cd mech which would make a repair even more expensive.

There is no way for me to tell in this forum, exactly what is wrong with your cd player. I can only take educated guesses, so any help to repair such a detailed and technical mechanical or electrical problem is just a shot in the dark since this particular problem could have a few different things causing it.

Do yourself a favor and take it to a professional that works at an authorized Clarion service center. If the problem is a gear that is out of place, like I have seen before with these, a good technician can fix it in about an hour.

Trying to fix this yourself most likely will result in a radio that has no CD player.

It has been a while since I seen one of these problems with a Clarion, so I would need to actually see the mech in front of me and manually move the gears to see how they are operating before I could say with certainty what the exact problem is.

If you do decide to fix it your self, keep in mind that you may need to order a part for it. make sure you can find a place that will order the part for you before you begin.

I will give you more help if you need it, I can even email you the service manual, but as i said before, this will not be an easy one for you and it is very likely that even if you find the problem, you may end up putting the mech back together and it wont work. They really are difficult to work on.

Jun 21, 2008 | Car Audio Receivers

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