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brown wire at harness

Discussion in 'Audio' started by wraenking, Feb 18, 2005.

  1. wraenking

    wraenking 1/2 ton status

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    when i boiught my k5 and replaced the PO's stereo, the groujnd was hooked onto a brown wire from the factory harness. im haveing issues with my dash lights and courtesy lights not working because the fuse pops everytime i throw the lights on


    is this not a ground?

    im lost here?

    also, behind the drivers side vent there is a small block with some black wires. is this the ground to go into then?
     
  2. spearchucker

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    Are you just looking for a ground wire to tap into?
    If you are then take the wire you want to ground, put a connector on it and bolt it to the dash or other part of the body. Just make sure it's making contact with clean metal.
     
  3. wraenking

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    the brown wire wasa the culpret. thanks
     
  4. seschev3

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    Yeh the brown wire is the parking,dash, ilumination wire. It shows ground when the lights are off and hot when you turn your lights on.
     

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