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Old 12-12-2011, 07:06 PM
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I looked at a million articles regarding this issue, but there are mixed answers.. I have the factory amp in my truck. I do not want to really bypass and run all new wiring. What wire is teh Amp remote so I can hook it up to the Blue/White wire?

Some posts are saying its Green? but I dont have a green whire.. ALso there was one cable i had to disconnect off the back of the factory radio that was only 2 wires on a single metal connector on teh back? Is this the amp wire or just aground wire? Please help..
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Old 12-13-2011, 01:29 AM
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No sound with a working head unit is usually no power to the Amp. Get 12 volts to the dark-green/red power on amp wire and let me know how that works.

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Old 12-13-2011, 02:16 AM
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I had the same problem connecting my new Pioneer stereo into my Durango. Connect the blue/white wire to the solid blue wire. I used an adapter that I soldered to the Pioneer wiring which allowed me to just connect the adapter to the Durango factory wiring. I got it and the receiver at Crutchfield...

Link to adapter harness: http://www.crutchfield.com/p_1207065...s.html?tp=2977
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Thanks guys. But were is the Green wire or the blue wire? I know on my head unit I have the Amp blue/white wire but on the factory harness were is the wire I need to plug it into ? I have installed alot of radios before but non of my Mustangs needed a special hook up :-( Does anyone have a picture of this wire? My durango is a 1998
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I got it figured out :-) The Blue/White whire from the Radio plugs into the Solid blue wire on the harness. I am not able to listen to my Kenwood!! What a difference from the factory radio!!!
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See Post #3, kudos to lrutigliano for the exact right wire combo.

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Ok stupid question did all D's have an amp for the radio. If so where the H#&& is it?
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I believe only the ones that came with the infinity system had amps
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only the ones with the infinity sound have an amp, i believe that means only the SLT and SLT+ units (R/T falls in here too iirc) got the OPTION for it
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ok well i have an SLT so how do i tell if it's the Infinity system? and where would the amp be?
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