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RE: 5kt stereo install
The gray/blue is the feed from the dash lights. Should have ~12v with
lights on, will dim with the dash dimmer control. When you powered that
circuit, you tricked the car into thinking the lights were left on.
85 Callaway 4ktq
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> Subject: Re: 5kt stereo install
> I'm using the Audi harness at the dash opening. The speaker wires are all
> hooked up as the original radio was, crimped to the Kenwood wires 1 at a
> (all 8 + & - leads).
> On the car harness, Brown is ground, Red is power, Gray with Blue
> and Yellow for power antenna.
> Kenwood uses, Red switched power, Yellow maintenance power, Black ground,
> Blue power antenna.
> The Gray (car harness) with blue that I am unsure of, has continuity to
> ground, and turns on the dash lights and warning dinger when powered to 12
> (really puzzling).
> The local Kenwood distributor was puzzled and thought it sounded like a
> ground problem, which I have checked.
> Quietly confused in Denver!