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Where can I run a wire from the battery into the dash to hook up my cb radio, in Silverado truck, can’t find an opening for the wire.

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Use the AUX jack, the old cigarette lighter jack to get a 12V feed. It will work fine as long as you are not using a linear amplifier with the radio.

Posted on Jun 09, 2019

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SOURCE: cb feedback though external am/fm speakers

Hi Big OX,

Terrible problem.  I know what your going though.  Route your AM/FM Antenna wire, and Speaker wires separate from the  CD Antenna cable and power supply wires. If you can,  twist the speaker wires.  If the Speaker wires are run along side the CB Antenna wire for a short distance, you will pickup feedback. If you much have the Antenna wire get near the speaker wires, have the antenna wire cross the speaker wire at a 90 degree angle. Try not to run the antenna wire in paralell with the speaker wires.   Good luck 

Posted on Oct 27, 2007

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SOURCE: owners manual for connex 4600 turbo

to cut down on noise i would hook it directly to the battery. make sure there is a fuse in the power cord first.

Robert

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Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: need Radio wiring diagram 2004 chevy silverado 2500hd (oem plug)

Left Front Speaker(+) TAN ; Size: tab_tech.gif Left Front Speaker(-) GRAY ; Size: Right Front Speaker(+) L GREEN ; Size: Right Front Speaker(-) D GREEN ; Size: Left Rear Speaker(+) BROWN ; Size: Left Rear Speaker(-) YELLOW ; Size: Right Rear Speaker(+) BLUE ; Size: Right Rear Speaker(-) LT BLUE

Yellow -ignition
Orange-Constant +12 volts
Black - ground


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Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: i need a wiring diagram for my 1995 chevy

HERE IS THE RADIO DIAGRAM.
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: REPLACEABLE? dash, radio, climate control dash lights, 96 C-1500

yes they are they take the miniture bulbs to replace them you must remove the four screws holding them on from the back side 5/16ths to get them off then slide out and allow to drop down follow wires and twist sockets out to remoce aocket and replace bulbs, ther are 4 bulbs in the dash console for ac and heat.

Posted on Apr 11, 2010

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