Totaled by drunk driver who hit it while parked on a 25mph street May 20 2007 10:30pm. Generally the trim is held in with clips or sometimes screws. That is as Dave said assuming the fuse and relay are good. As you can see, I need to purchase a second clamp. Army aircraft maintenance officer, pilot, six Air Medal awards, two tours Vietnam. Have a helper turn the radio on. Or, you can get fancy and install a switch for it.
The block will have two female coaxial connectors and a slot to connect your ground wire. Connect the Antenna to Ground To connect the antenna to ground, simply connect the other end of your ground wire to. Make sure that the wires you are going to check for speakers do not have any power. Not sure which connector you're talking about but I'll looking shortly. There are also units that will sense the voltage on the head unit's speaker wires and then send a +12 volt signal to the remote wire.
Touch the wires that were connected to the stock radio to a hot w … ire and see if the antenna starts to move. Note, connect the amp remote wire to the switched accessory wire after the inline radio fuse. Hence the term remote turn on wire. You should now have a coaxial cable that looks like this. It should be a thick gauge copper wire coming out of the ground.
If you've done this and it doesn't work then the power antenna motor could be faulty; I'm not sure if it has a relay or not. When you shut the car off the wire loses power and the head unit and amplifier will both turn off. Aided by color-coded aftermarket wire harness adapters, connecting the new stereo to the existing vehicle is done without hacking up wires. Remove Outer Cable Sheath On your coaxial tool there should be an outer cable stripper. You can just unplug its electrical connector in the up position and it'll stay up.
There are two types of pin connectors used in the older Sony car stereo's a 9 pin connector and a 16 pin connector. Push the connector onto the end of the cable. Use the given colors for reference purposes only. Anyway, of course, the connectors have been cut off, and I wrote down all the wires, and what they were connected to, and thought it wouldn't be a big deal to switch it over, but I have a couple of problems. Add a switch to the amp remote wire. I received no immediate replies so I continued my research and this is what I found.
Schematic of the New Power Unit: Red. You can see the black mast ground wire in the picture at the end of step 2. My radio calls it auto antenna lead, but the wiring harness calls it power antenna. The instructions from the Pioneer manual instruct me to attach the blue-white wire the system remote control wire from the Head Unit to the control terminal of the amplifier. Plug the radio's harness into the back of the stereo. I guess the easy solution will not work for me. They look like the same thing, and they have the same color -- plain blue -- but they don't have the same name.
Connect the radio's harness to the radio, and the other end of the harness into the factory wiring in the dash cavity. For advertising information, on the AutoGuide. Anyone have this problem before? If you have a power unit that has a relay or control box it stays with the old power unit and is not used with this new power antenna. Now, as I was replacing an existing outdoor antenna, I simply hooked the antenna up to the already grounded coaxial cable coming off the roof. If anyone can tell me what year they switched to the lighter woodgrain, I'd also appreciate it.
Below is a photo of the inside of the coaxial cable. Or is there a wire out the back of the stereo I think it would be Blue that has never been powered up. You will probably need a converter harness to change over the pin pattern on the vehicle's antenna lead with the universal sleeve-style antenna input on the new stereo. They sell various and online at Amazon. Now add the switch to the amp remote wire. Be mindful of the size of the cable you are working with.
Use this method if has a plug that you can cut off. This wire supplied battery voltage to the antenna relay when the radio was turned on. I inspected the wiring of my antenna with the intention of doing a write up on how it was grounded. For even more advanced factory systems that also require re-equalization look to , , and. Place the new radio's mounting sleeve into the cavity of the aftermarket dash kit, then bend up at least one of the triangular retaining brackets at each corner.
It should be noted that some head units have both a remote turn on wire and a power antenna wire. Remove the radio and disconnect the wire harness. In fact, after grounding the antenna I actually gained 1 channel. Figure out where you want to install the connections and cut the cable. Then at the bottom of the drum assembly you will see two studs, only if possible, use the original lower bracket, bolt it to the base of the power unit, or mount the flat bar with holes to it to a secure place on your car body, one end of the flat bar is secured to one of the lower tabs and the after the power unit is mounted bend it so it can be secured so the lower section of the power unit is secure, which ever way works best for your model car.