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Old 09-03-2011, 03:29 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Slammed_2.0 View Post
This may help:

Found on:

2008 Ford Focus Car Stereo Wiring Diagram

Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: White/Red
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Gray/Orange & Violet/Orange (This vehicle uses the can data network for accessory turn on.)
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/Blue
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Gray/Orange & Violet/Orange (This vehicle uses the can data network for illumination and dimmer controls.)
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Black
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: Violet/Red
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Brown
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Violet
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Orange
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Green
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Blue
That is awesome. I believe you are the first to post the wire colors for our year. Thanks! Now I can double check all the polarities when I wired in my LOC.

But, on the subject of the remote wire... I believe because it uses a digital signal you can't use it as the amp remote wire. I haven't tried it, but I know a lot of members have mentioned in previous posts that you cannot use it. I , just like a lot of other members, wired in a switch and used a mini add-a-fuse.
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