Power Antenna Wire Radio Harness
I am using the generic metra harness that has two plugs.
Power antenna wire radio harness. On the 10 pin plug there is a blue wire that is looped to connect to both pin 9 red black and pin 8 violet and there was a longer wire also coming out of pin 9 that was marked power antenna. Aftermarket head unit an aftermarket head unit typically has a clearly marked blue white wire included in the wiring harness. The rest of the harness wires are for the speakers. These wires are usually short and won t be reconnected until you are about to install the new stereo.
One wire is for the power antenna and the other is the amp turn on lead. The reason for the 2 separate wires is so you can have the antenna down when it s not needed and still have the amp switched on when you re listening to a cd. Asc car stereo power speaker wire harness plug for pioneer premier aftermarket dvd nav radio deh x6700bt deh x4700bt deh x2700ui deh x5700hd avh4100nex avh4000nex avh 4100nex avic 6100nex more. Get it as soon.
Metra s harness also includes an antenna adapter to connect the after market radio to the oem antenna in select general motors in 1988 2005 metra electronics wm gm3a gm wire harness and antenna adapter comes with harness to fit a variety of general motors in 1988 2005 plugs in the oem radio wire harness and connects to an after market. This wire is typically for power antenna or factory amplifier turn on do not get this wire confused with the remote turn on wire with the blue white stripe. Im also having trouble understanding the diagram in terms of where it is and what color it is. Thinking the loop back was the problem i cut the loop wire and left the power antenna on pin 9.
I got power to the radio and rewired the front 2 speakers for now but i would like to see if the power antenna works at all. Goes up when radio is on down when off. Car stereo radio wiring harness antenna adapter for buick chevy gmc pontiac. Electronics 16 99 16.
The antenna wire is much thicker with a metal head and can be connected separately before you install the stereo. Manual buttons work as well. Anyone know what color it is on the harness. Thinking the loop back was the problem i cut the loop wire and left the power antenna on.
You might want to recheck how you connected up your stereo s harness. It now works exactly like it did with the stock radio.