RE: [DML] New Radio *WIRING* Installation Question
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RE: [DML] New Radio *WIRING* Installation Question



Royce, If you can find a brown wire under the dash area somewhere they are
normally hot all the time. You want it before it goes thru main or accessory
the relay. I ran one from a Circuit breaker to the under dash in my car for
easy testing with a 10ga wire.
John Hervey
 

-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
R Holden
Sent: Sunday, August 05, 2007 9:04 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [DML] New Radio *WIRING* Installation Question

For some reason, the purple wire is not the hot wire
as I have it connected to my yellow (power) button
from the radio deck and the radio doesn't come on at
all now.  If I switch it back to lgrn/wht, then at
least the radio deck comes on when I start the car,
but none of the radio settings stay.

Also, I don't have a blue wire coming from the
Delorean at all.

How can I get a power wire that either works, or how
can I check the purple wire, I tried to follow the
path to where it goes, but was unsuccessful.

Thanks, Royce
vin #3066

--- mike clemens <rmclemns@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I just finished rewiring Beastie Boy for Josh P. and
> it was a zoo.  P.O.'s should be held accountable!!!
> Now to answer your question,  depending on your VIN,
> the hot wire (purple) should go the the red lead of
> the radio, the other radio lead (yellow) in the case
> of later cars should go to the LGRN/WHT.  The
> LGRN/WHT
> is connected to the ignition switch and will turn on
> the radio when you switch on the key.  White goes to
> the antenna, Blue goes to the light dimmer, and
> Black
> or couse goes to ground.  If your have an older car,
> let me know and I will look it up for you.
> 
> By the way, if you add your VIN to your signature,
> then folks won't have to guess.
> 
> Mike   1630    TPS
> 
> 
> 
> --- R Holden <royceholden@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > I've installed a new radio, however, the radio
> > resets
> > everytime the car turns off.  I initially thought
> > the
> > yellow wire was for power, but, it turns out that
> it
> > was just an extension of the blue automatic
> antenna
> > wire to the back of the Delorean.
> > 
> > So, which wire in the Delorean is 12v for
> continous
> > power??  It's not Green/White apparently.
> > 
> > 
> > Thanks in advance and also, I am ordering the
> > workshop
> > manual, maybe this is explained in it?
> > 
> > Cheers, Royce
> > 
> > 
> > Royce Holden
> > -----
> > 
> > 
> >        
> >
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