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2006 Mountaineer Amplifier Wiring

I have a 2006 Merc Mountaineer that i had installed an aftermarket system on. I pulled the plastic off to the factory sub, to find an amplifier built in right next to the sub. After a couple weeks of running the subs, they cut out. I never found a solution other than my speakers blew (Cheap Boss's). After getting new speakers, and trying to wire it directly from the back of the radio, i cant find anything about which wires are for sub, and none of them match the colors of the wires feeding the factory amp in the back that i am attempting to bypass. My problem, and question is, i want to get my signal from the wires feeding IN to the factory amp, but the dealership isnt cooperating over the phone, and are miles away. I cant seem to figure out which colors are what. Wires feeding the amp: 2 heavier guage(Likely power feeding the amp) 3 smaller guage - 1 green/white(ground?) - 1 purple/green stripe - 1 purple/red stripe Which wires would i feed to my aftermarket smplifier?

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    Jeffrey Dec 01, 2013

    After reading i feel i must say that when i found the factory amp, i was told that it will simply amplify the sound alittle more before reaching my aftermarket amp. I used the wires FEEDING the factory sub from the factory amp for my signal before my speakers went out, and i had assumed it was the factory amp.



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