no power to my stereo

Asked by diana Aug 20, 2018 at 07:55 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet C/K 1500 WT 4WD

Question type: Car Customization

Checked fuses,tried running hot from battery - nothing, amp does still get power
from same in dash source

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Is this an aftermarket radio or factory? The radio should get a constant 12v and a "keyed/switched" power. Factory wiring is as follows. Constant 12v - Orange, Switched 12v - Yellow, Ground - Black. Hooking a constant 12v to the orange and yellow wires should power the radio on. Aftermarket would be Constant 12v - Yellow, Switched 12v - Red, Ground - Black. If the unit doesn't power on, the unit has failed and must be replaced. I hope this helps.

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