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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
go to an autozone or advance auto parts store and find a haynes auto manual for your car. electrical diagrams are in back of the manual.
Posted on Dec 07, 2007
SOURCE: wiring colors
You will need a voltmeter. Normally red is power, black i ground, yellow is memory power. the best way to know for sure is to use a voltmeter to test what each wire is recieving in power and when. If the key is off then the wire that has 12volts dc is for memory and the main power wire should be at 0volts dc. When the key is on that wire should have power now. the ground will be black on that car. Good luck.
Posted on Feb 20, 2008
SOURCE: I recently bought a 1994
Yo most likely have a bad speaker or the amplifier IC inside the radio is bad. More often than not, it is the amp IC.
first double check that you have all speakers connected right and that you don't have a speaker wire that may have an exposed area that could be shorting against the car chassis.
You can check the speakers by disconnecting them one at a time and see if the sound returns to the remaining speakers that are still connected. After checking one speaker, re-connect it and try another.
If the sound returns after dis-connecting one speaker, that speaker is your problem.
If none of this helps, you will need to get it serviced. If you are skilled with soldering and can dis-assemble and then properly re-assemble a radio, this is a very easy fix and I can look up the part number for you of the amp IC. it is also right on the IC itself. If the amp IC is blown up badly, you will see burn markes on it and sometimes a piece of it can be blown right off of it. In that case you will not be able to read the part number.
Normal repair cost for this type of a problem run between $80 and $120 at most shops, depending on the shops rates.
This is a very high end cassette player and in it's day cost about $400 back in 1997 when it came out. But todays car stereos are nearly as good built, and cost much less.
You can get a good car stereo with CD for about $150, cheap ones for $100.
Let me know if you need any further help, and if you found that this information was helpful a good rating would really be appreciated.
Thanks and have a great day,
Posted on Jun 21, 2008
1997 Ford Expedition Car Radio Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: White/Purple
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Black/Pink
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/Green
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Blue/Black
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: Blue
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 6′ x 8′
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Red
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Orange
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6′ x 8′
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Rear Doors
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Blue/Black
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Purple/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
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