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Need wiring schematic for 1996 GMC Sierra K1500 Radio & speakers

Factory Delco radio & speakers fade in and out. I turn the fade or the balance knob and it will intermittently adjust. I am to the point now where I only have the right front speaker working regularly. Occasionally the right rear speaker will come into effect, although quietly.

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SOURCE: factory radio wiring color codes

Here ya go. enjoy!
2002 GMC Sierra C1500 Car Radio Wire Color Codes
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/White
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Under the center console.
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Installing a sub in 2008

Hi,

This radio/stereo system does not have aux inputs it only has a 16 pin plug on the back and the antenna etc but not aux output connectors for an external sub woofer.
You will need to get a separate amplifier, and then wire this into it to have a sub speaker.

Also if you remove the radio you must also connect a scan tool to get the radio part number from it, as you will need to enter it back into to get it to work again.

Let me kow if you need more information.

Thanks

Jason

Posted on Oct 18, 2010

Mark

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SOURCE: the front door speakers are

The door chime is played over the speaker. I had the same issue the speaker was junk. The circuit resistance was correct but no tunes. Replaced the speaker with one from the junk yard and sounds great all the time.

Posted on May 09, 2011

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1994 GMC Sierra C1500 Car Radio Wiring Schematic
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
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Here ya go. enjoy!
2002 GMC Sierra C1500 Car Radio Wire Color Codes
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
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Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/White
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1999 GMC Sierra Truck Radio Wiring Guide
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1996 GMC Truck Factory
Stereo Wiring Chart
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Gray
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