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Old 10-14-2012, 04:49 PM
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Just got a kenwood headunit so I could run my new sub and amp, along with iPod hookup. It lights up just fine and everything appears to work. Nit playing any sound through my speakers. What wires do I need to cross to turn on the factory amp?
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I will. I've read that there are two blue wires I have to connect to turn the factory amp on. There's no way in hell I'm running new wire to the doors.
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Bump.
Should I just take it to geek squad?
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I've been looking into an aftermarket radio myself for my 08. Apparently there's some kinda fancy wiring harness that has to be used when replacing the stock radio or they won't work correctly/at all. And they can be on the expensive side depending on where you get it. Dunno if the 03 requires this but it may be worth looking into.
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Did you cut the factory harness or use one of these http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...R02B-CR02.html ?
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Got it going tonight even with my dual 12" subs!
I took my power ant. Wire from my HU, ( same wire that turns amp on) and ran a wire to the blue/ white wire on the TRUCK side of the harness.
Works and sounds great, no need to buy that harness.
If you have any more Q's let me know.
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Did you cut the factory harness or use one of these http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...R02B-CR02.html ?
Yes I used one of those to connect to my HUs harness.
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