Car Stereos and Speakers
1982-1994 Chevy Cavaliers
1995-2005 Chevy Cavaliers

In a 1990 Chevy Cavalier is the negative wire the light or dark variation of the color coded wires for audio deck installation?

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2008-10-17 05:23:02

Whether you're an expert Chevrolet electronics installer or a

novice Chevrolet enthusiast with a 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier, a car

stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. One of the

most time consuming tasks with installing an after market car

stereo, car radio, car speakers, car amplifier, car navigation or

any car electronics is identifying the correct color wires for a

1994 Chevrolet Cavalier. 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier Car Stereo

Radio Wiring Diagram: You will find these wires grouped

together in the plugs as they are listed below. Car Radio

Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange (Keeps power to station memory &


Car Radio Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow (Sends power to radio when

key is on) Car Radio Ground Wire: Black

Car Radio Illumination Wire: Gray

Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Brown

Car Stereo Antenna Trigger:


Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A

Car Stereo Amplifier Location:


Front Speakers Size: N/A

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


Rear Speakers Size: N/A

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 Hope this helps


John D

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