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Radio cable length from rear aerial

Have purchased replacement elec aerial but the cable is not long enough is there a socket that is somewhere in vehicle or has the cable to be connected from aerial to radio. Vehicle is 220 E class Mercedes Cabrila N Reg Left hand drive (imported)

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  • elizabeth Campbell Mar 26, 2008

    still no email or answer 11.15 March 26th for "Radio Cable Length from rear mounted aereal to radio on dash board"

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No - the factory cable is a one piece cable to the radio- what you can do is to cut off the end that went to the original antenna replace it with a female antenna end and just plug the new antenna into it (easiest way)

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Ouku single din no sound from rca cables


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Here is the wiring color coding that I found online:

Code on stereo for steering wheel is 0000
2011 Toyota Camry Car Audio Installation Diagram
F6 Pins:
1.Light Green (LG) Front Right (FR) plus (+) speakers source
2.Pink (P) Front Left (FL) plus (+) speakers
3.Grey (GR) Accessory power [switched on with the ignition switch] +12v
4.Light Blue with Yellow Stripe (L-Y) always +12v [radio memory]
5.Light Blue (L) Front Right (FR) minus (-) speakers return
6.Violet (V) Front Left (FR) minus (-) speakers return
7.Brown (BR) Ground (GND) radio ground
8.Orange (O) Antenna Amplifier (ANT) power source
9. No Connection
10.Green (G) Night Lighting [+12 when the taillights are turned on]
F7 Pins:
1.Red (R) Rear Right (RR) plus (+) speakers source
2.Black (B) Rear Left (RL) plus (+) speakers source
3.White (W) Rear Right (RR) minus (-) speakers return
4.No Connection
5.White Black (W-B) Lighting Intensity [Pull down circuit, voltage level drops {Bright Dash Lights}or raises {dim Dash Lights} Caution with this one, DO NOT CONNECT DIRECTLY TO +12 VOLTS, you will mess up your instrument panel cluster.
6.Yellow (Y) Rear Left (RL) minus (-) speakers return
F8 Pins:
1.No Connection
2.No Connection
3.Violet (V) Speed Pulse Connection (SPD) [Pulses from the speed sensors applied here. This is for the automatic sound level system. The volume raises when the speed is above a specified level, if enabled.]
4.No Connection
5.No Connection
6.Pink (P) Steering Wheel (Switch) Ground (SWG)[common]
7.Orange (O) Steering Wheel (Switch Group) one (SW1) [source for Seek+, Seek-, Volume+, & Volume-]
8.Yellow (Y) Steering Wheel (Switch Group) two (SW2) [source for Mode, (if equipped On Hook, Off Hook & Voice)
9.No Connection
10.No Connection
11.No Connection
12.No Connection
13.No Connection
14.No Connection
15.Orange (O) Auxiliary Right Input (ARI)
16.Brown (BR ) Auxiliary Shield Ground (ASGN)
17.Red (R) Auxiliary Left Input (ALI)
18.No Connection
19.Green (G) Auxiliary Input [Sense](AUXI)
20.No Connection
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Car Radio Battery Constant 12V+ Wire: Blue/Yellow
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12V+ Wire: Gray
Car Radio Ground Wire: Brown
Car Radio Illumination Wire: N/A
Car Radio Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Radio Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Radio Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Tweeter Size: 3 1/2? Tweeters
Car Audio Front Tweeter Depth: 2?
Car Audio Front Tweeter Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Pink
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Violet
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Black
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Red
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): White

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Pink ( old plug ) to Yellow ( new plug ) constant power or memory as it is known. Red/White ( old plug ) to Red ( new plug ) Ignition power ( when ignition is turned on ) Orange (old plug ) to Orange/white ( new plug ) Dimmer ( when dash is dimmed if to bright ) Black/Dark blue (old plug ) should be left as is no need to touch, Black ( new plug ) this should be attached to a clean metal area as this is the main earth to chassis.
ok that's the power sorted, it should now be able to switch on and off and remember programmed stations.ok now to the speakers...check the other plugs for these wires these are as follows
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