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Re: New Radio Kills Dash Lights!

>I installed a new radio into my '86 4000 over the weekend.  I was able to
>identify the speaker wires fairly easily, but I had some trouble with the
>power wire.  There was a 4 wire connector to the back of the radio.  The
>colors were brown, red, grey/blue, and white.  I got current from the red,
>and ground from the grey/blue. The white was related to the chime.  I don't
>know about the brown.  Anyway, now I have no dash lights.  

Red is +12v
Brown is Ground
Grey/Blue is Dash Light +12v thru the dimmer......

You have shorted your dash lights to ground.


Eric Fletcher S.O.C.
St. Louis, MO