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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.


Stott Hare
85 Callaway 4ktq
89 100q
82 Scirocco

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	DGraber460@aol.com [SMTP:DGraber460@aol.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, December 21, 1999 12:29 AM
> To:	Cynic5KS@aol.com
> Cc:	quattro@audifans.com
> 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
> time 
> (all 8 + & - leads).
> On the car harness, Brown is ground, Red is power, Gray with Blue
> (unsure), 
> 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
> V 
> (really puzzling).
> The local Kenwood distributor was puzzled and thought it sounded like a 
> ground problem, which I have checked.
> Quietly confused in Denver!