That's the easiest place to access them. I was wondering without going all the way back to battery how can I always have switch in bed hot so that do not have to use switch in cab and if truck is off all together and even locked can use light switch in bed? When you want to save money, you can use our Sierra stereo wiring diagram and our to upgrading the Sierra radio. Right now I am happy with how it works but if I could I would tweak it just a little bit. You should always test your wires with a digital muti-meter before connecting anything. I installed switch in bed of truck bought different switch at Radio Shack.
Currently I need to turn on lights in cab from auto to on, once they are on I turn on switch in bed and they come on and work great. However there is a change to the Sierra stereo wiring diagram when it comes to the Sierra antenna trigger wire. If you remove the the cup holders from the center consol, you should be able to get to locate factory sub wiring. He does not want to lose any of those features. Just push in the tabs and it will pop out. This is an easy place to run the power wire into the cab. Be sure that you do not mix up the positive and negative on the speaker wire because when they are plugged into the converter wrong you will not get the true sound out of your sub-woofer.
Pop off sill plate, expose wire, tap, seal, reinstall sill cover. I was actually very impressed with how much light they give off, really light up the bed at night. Here is the mess in the truck now Looks like his goal was to just get power and sound and screw everything else. Most aftermarket Sierra stereos will require a new install kit or stereo mounting kit. If this is your ploblem let me know because i might be able to walk you though it. Now there is no doubt I will be turning heads. The cup holders should be able to be removed with a panel removal tool, and is normally held into place with retainer clips.
You can do this by using an and making sure all of your fuses are not blown. I dont have pictures at this point. Green Black the second voice coil: + D. Piece of cake and everything works like its supposed. Speaker wireing is easy colors will be different on the truck than what on the head unit, but there will be sets of 2 wire for each speaker a + and - most wires on units are the striped wire is - the solid color is + so a gray wire is + and the gray with white strip is - hope this will help, lets gray is front left, and green is front right, as a example.
I did some messing around, put the ground to ground and gray speaker wire to gray speaker wire and left the thick gray and capped it. Have any questions about this Sierra Stereo Wiring guide? Pull the rubber boot off of the side connected to the truck. Thanks for any and all help. Just use the collors that are stated in cmagnons post and you should be good. You were blowing fuses from shorting to ground, which you were touching + to a ground source and thus pop a fuse kinda like short across a battery. I was able to get power from taillight.
I have some know how when it comes to wiring but i'v tried to fix this and only end up blowing fuses. He does not want to lose any of those features. Those line converters are thief's. Wiring up the remainder of the Sierra stereo wires is easy to do using our Sierra stereo wiring diagram. Another popular upgrade is to take the navigation system from a Acadia or Saturn Outlook, as they share the same stereo connectors.
I looked at many diagrams and none have matched up fully with the wiring in my truck. This function is built into the radio to prevent theft. You can use this Sierra stereo wiring diagram to install just about anything in your truck. Radio security codes are usually written in your car manual or given to you when you purchase the vehicle. I installed a Line Converter under the rear seat with the sub-woofer and amplifier.
For switched power, you need to tap into the steering column and go off the ignition switch in your Sierra. Chevychase posted the truck wire diagram which helps but now the radio side I'm stuck on. You have the dark green to red. You'll save money when you install it yourself — and we can help you do it Installing car stereo gear yourself is a satisfying experience. Whatever your level of experience, we can help with your installation — and save you even more money. Might need to check fuses.
From a new Sierra stereo to upgraded truck speakers or a stereo amplifier, this wiring guide is here to help. You can do this by using an and make sure all of your fuses are not blown. From this picture can someone tell me which wires go to which. He wants to keep the stock headunit and just add an amp and a 8 inch or 10 inch sub under the rear seat. Once you find out what wires go to what speakers and there colors match them to the diagram for the truck factory wire colors and it should be working right. First generation Sierra Stereo Wiring Diagram 1999—2006 One of the earlier models of Sierra shared quite a bit in common with the Silverado. 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 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 As you notice the speaker wires remain largely unchanged.