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I am installing a jvc radio into my 1978 cj5. I have isolated from the radio 3 wires. Battery, accessory and ground. I know where the ground goes but wonder about the other two.

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The accessory wire needs to work with the key turning. the battery wire connects to the battery. if you have a volt meter it can be very easy to find your wire connections in the fuse box. find the ignition fuse in the box set your meter to volts dc take your black lead to a chassis ground and the red lead to one side of the ignition fuse turn your key to accessory and see if you get 14 volts if you do get it thats your connection. if not try the other side of the fuse.

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SOURCE: 1999 Grand Cherokee Radio Wiring Harness Diagram/Color Codes

Go to www.installdr.com and search through the diagrams in there, the site is easy to use, all you need is acrobat reader installed on your computer to use the site, it has a full explanation on every wire color and what it is

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SOURCE: 1957 Ford car radio installation.

there are actually 4 wires on the right side 2 are speaker wires and the other 2 are the positive and negative connections . the black wire is positive supply and the green/red wire is negative earth . strange wiring !!
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if you are popping fuses you must ground all the black wires to metal in the car sounds like the ground is carrying a positive charge .......you must also check the 10amp radio fuse located in the panels of the car mostly located in-dash panel by the door ........hope i helped

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There may be extra wires you don't need. The basic set of wires on the radio is 4 pairs of colored wires--one black-striped and one plain for each speaker. Yellow is usually accessory power, red is hot, and black is ground. Some additional wires may be one for a power antenna, one for an external amplifyer, and one for facelight (in case it will run on dimmer)
The car should have the following corresponding wires:
Radio 12v--- orange
Radio Ground--- black
Radio Ignition--- yellow
Radio Illumination--- brown
Dimmer--- gray
Power Antenna--- pink (if you have one)
LF Speaker +/- tan - grey
RF Speaker +/- lt green - dk green
LR Speaker +/- brown - yellow
RR Speaker +/- dk. blue- lt. blue

The car or radio could have additional connectors, such as for a subwoofer, CD changer, etc.

Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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SOURCE: the red power wire and

The majority of these radios are FUJITSU TEN units and the socket wiring as this diagram (also fitted into Toyota)

http://elsegra.com/Car%20pinouts/TOYOTA_datoteke/image004.gif

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