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Old 02-18-2008, 08:12 PM   #1
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aftermarket stereo installation question

I'am in the process of adding a aftermarket headunit to my hhr. I been having problems with getting the right wire harness for the job. I have purchased two already from best buy and they still can't seem to get me the right one. Can someone help me out on what is the right one to use!!
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:16 PM   #2
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Do you have On-Star or xm radio?
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No I don't have On star or xm. I got just the six speaker setup
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hard wire it and lose chimes. thats the way us installers do it...no issues
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Do you have the wire diagram. so i know which wire goes to which.
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i would rather not hard wire if there is a wire harness out there for me that will work!!
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Do you have the wire diagram. so i know which wire goes to which.
Here is the 2007 hhr wire diagram:
Car Radio Constant 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Switched 12v+ Wire: you can catch accesory in the large harness below the fuse box. it is a heavy guage Pink (10g or 12g) wire.
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/White
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger: Pink
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: Pink
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Inside the drivers side rear quarter panel.
Front Speakers Size: 6.5
Front Speakers Location: door
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
Rear Speakers Size: 6.5
Rear Speakers Location: door
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
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you can catch accesory in the large harness below the fuse box. it is a heavy guage Pink (10g or 12g) wire. some here say that wire doesnt exist, i say they have no clue what they are doing and probably good idea they dont use it.
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so is there a wire harness out for this job or am i resorting to hard wiring it?
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Old 02-19-2008, 07:28 AM   #10
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I think it was said in other posts, but since he has the base system, the wiring will be different. No line outs, antenna, amp trigger, maybe more differences. Probably a different harness.
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