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96 Explorer Factory Radio Speaker Wire Color Code

06-04-2015, 03:48 PM
So my son cut the factory speaker wires on his Explorer. I bought a new radio for him prior to the "CUT" and the new radio comes with a simple wire harness (2 green, 2 purple, 2 white, 2 grey). The picture shows the factory wires attached to factory module. The "New" speaker wire harness identifies which wire is for what speaker but I need to know what factory speaker wire would attached to the new wires. Based on the picture, can anyone identify the speaker wires and determine which wire goes to which speaker? --Thanks!

06-05-2015, 12:24 AM
That appears to be C256 for the LUX system which has a subwoofer. The tricky part will be bypassing the remote chassis unit to make the aftermarket stereo work. I'm not sure it will work properly if you hook up the speaker outputs from the new stereo to these wires.

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