Many aftermarket companies sell adapters for aftermarket wire harnesses. They have the original factory harness at one end and you cennect that to the harness that came with the radio. Check your local car audio installer.
The easiest option in the world would be to visit Best Buy or a local car audio store and buy a wiring harness for your vehicle. They are typically priced between $15-25. It will connect directly to the factory harness and MOSTLY match up color for color on the end that wires up to the aftermarket stereo. If in doubt have a professional install it.
Buy the Metra wiring harness adapter for your year Kia. Plug in the adapter to the factory wiring harness. Use crimp connectors, solder, heat shrink, etc to connect the wires from the car CD player to the adapter. Make sure no bare copper wires are exposed. Simply match up the wire colors with the CD player and adapter. Save your factory radio. You can quicky unplug the aftermarket harness and CD player and plug your factory radio back in when you sell the car. DO NOT CUT THE FACTORY WIRING. The factory wiring color codes are vehicle specific. If you cut the wiring already then take the car to a professional car audio shop and pay for your mistake to be repaired properly. For more in-depth car audio needs and questions visit the Sound Domain forums (google it)
Do yourself a favor. If you are planning to install an aftermarket radio, buy yourself a radio wiring hardness that will fit into the factory wiring hardness. It will cost under $20.00. And it will save you lost of headaches in the future. No short, or problems... All the wiring colors will match factory wiring.
first you pull the factory plate from the concole, all you need to do that is a flat head screw driver. after the plate is pulled you remove the factory radio, and unplug the wiring from the harness. ensure that you have a wiring harness to match the car, you can buy it at canadiantire for $13. wire your new CD player to this wiring harness and plug the harness into the factory wiring. you will also need a mounting kit that you buy at Canadian tire for $20. install the CD player in the mounting kit and bracket into the dash. now you can reinstall the plate and now the CD player is installed. process takes 20 minutes to an hour.
you need the proper wiring harness to change the stereo in a cobalt or the security features will kick in once you have the proper harness you just have to match wires
Go buy a wiring harness. It clips right in to the old wiring, and only takes about 3 seconds. Its about 15 dollars, and you only need to wire the new harness to the new CD player/radio, and the colors will match.
best bet would be to not cut any wires at all. you can buy a wiring harness from wal mart and it costs maybe 15 bucks. the plug fits with the factory plug in the truck and all the wires that connect from this harness to your deck match as long as your deck isn't too old leave the factory plug in your truck it is alot easier and you wont have to worry about it shorting out...
if this is like my 89 don't worry about the diagram if you don't have the amp. This is wrecking yard material. Find that car in a wrecking yard and then get the amp and the wiring harness and clip the harness so you have enough wire to splice the same colors together. Radio Shack has match melt solder strips and heat shrink tubing to make the splicing easy. Or at this point probably cheaper to just rewire the whole stereo system with an aftermarket system And if your thinking about using a mark 7 factory amp for somthing else you wasting your time most normal head units produce as much power as that, your question is a little unclear i guess is what im trying to say.
Short answer is Yes. If you got the 350 out of another car, it would make it alot easier if out of that car you also take the wiring harness from it. Otherwise you'll shell out big bucks for an aftermarket harness. The engine mount and bolt patterns should match right up though.
The wiring harness from the 1999 stereo has a 21 prong plug and the 1995 has a 14 prong plug you can purshase a harness from Honda but it has to be hadrwired to the exsisting wiring but don't screw it up, go to Honda and get a wiring diagram for the both of them to match up the wiring you need to make it work.
Go to www.installdr.com and they will walk you through it. You need an adapter for a non-Honda radioAnswerPagan Audio (on Ebay) as well as AUTOTOYS on the internet sell "Metra" wiring harness for around $10 ~ $15 That will match your factory harness so you won't have to cut and spice and also have a secondary plug which will plug into the car's factory plug and allow you to retain factory alarm/keyless entry and dome light. AnswerThe harness Pagan Car Audio (Ebay) does not work for a 98. The pigtail harness they sell has a "male" connector and so does the factory keyless entry/alarm harness from the car. You must cut the ground, 12V continuous (yellow) and the ignition (red) wires from both harnesses and connect them for there harness to work, a pain. AnswerI had to keep my stock radio harness in the dash when i replaced mine. The keyless entry sensor is located in the harness.
no it doesnt have the RCA plugins in the stock unit and its almost impossible to workout with a wiring harness hookup to an aftermarket stereo.. ive been trying to work things out for about 5 months now and ive figured out the harness for 1994-now galant doesnt match with the stock harness so im just going to let best buy do it all
Factory cover housing should match with the rest of the vehicle. After market are always all black.
buy a wire harrnes install kit they will have collored wires that will match the line up of your aftermarket car stereo. and then you don't have to cut any of the factury wires. if you go to sell the car you can put the facutery stereo back in
It is pretty easy, go to the stereo shop and buy the install kit as well as the wiring harness adapter for your vehicle. All you have to do is follow the directions and match up the wires of the new stereo wire harness with the adapter you have purchased. Remove the old stereo, install the mounting hardware. It should plug right in to the factory wire harness and snap in place.
you don't neccesarily need a wiring diagram if the stock plug is still there. when you buy a wiring kit for that specific vehicle the wires will be color coded to match up to the new radio (red to red, yellow to yellow etc). you just connect the wiring harness for your truck to the wiring harness for your deck and plug 'em in. if it's not there...you need a 12v constant, 12v switched, ground, and +/- spekaer wires for each set of speakers.
If you are looking for the routing of the wiring for the speakers, you will have dificulty finding one. A wiring harnes connects to the back of the stereo and it would be wise to purchase an installation trim kit that come with a wiring harness to match your new stereo to that of the car.
They sell wire kits these days to match the vehicle's harness to the radio wiring. All you have to do match the colors. Go into any radio supply store, tell them the year of your vehicle and they should be able to give you what you need.
If you do not have a wiring harness for your after market deck, then go out and get one. There cheap and will save yourself alot of time cutting and trying to match your speakers to the deck
Yes it is different. I have a 2004 FLHTPI. The wiring harness for the FLHTPI is set up for the extra lights and accessory plugs for the additional equipment/electronics that the police bike is outfitted with. I tried to install the air temp and oil pressure gage in the dash and could not match the schematics on the installation instructions to the wiring harness. I had to bring it in to have the gages hooked up. I plan to add a stereo and will run into the same issue with the wiring harness. I haven't found any good resources on the internet regarding solutions yet.
Go to Metra.com and order a harness . Pry the trim bezel away from the dash with a flat head screw driver. removed the four screws securing the radio and slide it out .Unplug the antenna and harness . The metra harness will plug into the factory harness then follow the wire diagram on your radio and match to the metra harness.
All depends. Typically you want to upgrade from stock to aftermarket. Decide your brand. Amazon for deals. Get the wiring harness for your model car also on Amazon. Remove stock, plug harness into stock. Match wires to deck (takes some skill to correctly do it. But smart person with internet access no problem). Thats first base simple change. -semi professional mobile electronics inst
if it is an aftermarket radio, you can get a wiring adapter from your local hardware store that has an auto section. or an electronics store. the match up colours and plug it in. takes 10 minuts to wire up and install
buy the adapter harness at the stereo shop and the shrowd it will make your life much easier then just match up the wires and plug it in
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