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Old 01-19-2013, 06:18 AM   #11
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Awesome! I am really glad that it did the trick!
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Old 01-19-2013, 09:03 AM   #12
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I'm sure I'll be replacing mine sometime in the next year or so. I'll see what the Metra connector has written on it for that wire. With modern cars, not getting a wiring connector adapter seems like it's always a bad idea. It could be worse, Nissans have this thing about the brake lights not working after an aftermarket install if you don't tie some of the ground wires together.
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:34 PM   #13
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Info" The "Vehicle Speed Signal" is a common sensor wire to/from the PCM, radio, the 'cruise' stepper module and also the 'roof opening panel unit'. If you install an aftermarket radio, do not connect the white/green wire.
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Old 01-10-2015, 08:29 PM   #14
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I found the white and green wire that runs through the stereo harness but mine does not go into the stereo, basically goes from glove box area to peddle area, same cruise contol issue though, tried cutting the wire but had no affect, what am I missing?
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Old 01-11-2015, 01:44 PM   #15
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Hey Caulkins....if it was my unit, I'd try my best to find the glitch. But if push comes to shove, drive it to a stereo install center and give the installer your scamatic. He's probably seen your wiring problem a hundred times and he could clear the problem quickly. Maybe a few bucks or buy him a pizza would work. Hey Maybe he'll like the same music as you. Sometimes it's better to drop back and punt.
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