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Discussion in 'Car Audio / Security / Electronic Accessories' started by AHHVTEC, Jul 7, 2012.

  1. AHHVTEC

    AHHVTEC Well-Known Member VIP

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    i just picked up an oem radio from a 83 honda accord, but i noticed it only has 3 wires 1 grey 1 red and 1 yellow and red. im wanting to put this in my 83 civic but how would that wire up.
     
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    *Usually* Yellow would be constant (12v), red ignition, and grey speaker.
     
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    whiterabbit06 Why oh why didn't I take the blue pill? VIP

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    1983 Honda Accord Factory Audio Wire Schematic
    Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: White/Blue
    Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow/Red
    Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue
    Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray/Black
    Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Red/Green
    Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Black
    Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue/Yellow
    Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray/Black
    Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Red/Yellow
    Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/White
     
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    well i dont even see a solid gray or solid red on the diagram, and its just an am fm radio so why would it need a constant power ?.
     
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    ok i got it figured out, the yellow and red is the hot wire as said, the solid red and solid gray is the positive and negative for all speakers.
     
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