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Hi . . my alpine stereo wont work unless the yellow and red wires are put in the same terminal . . due to this the memory wipes every time i turn it off . . what am i doing wrong . . i`m at my wits end help

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The red wire needs to be connected directly to the battery postive/red lead. you may have to run a wire from the battery, through a hole drilled in the firewall, into the red lead on the back of the stereo. it is suggested that you use a fuse, but is not necessary, as close to the battery as possible.

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