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Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

For select 1998-up Honda, Acura, and Suzuki vehicles — adapts new car stereo wiring to factory plug

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Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

This vehicle-specific wiring harness makes connections between your new car stereo and your car's electrical system. First, attach the color-coded wires on your Crutchfield-supplied harness to the wires from your new stereo. If you don't know how to use a soldering iron, we recommend that you purchase some wire connectors that you'll use to attach the Crutchfield-supplied harness to your factory harness.

Now, once this harness is connected to your new stereo, you'll be able to plug right into your car's factory radio connector. This harness makes installing your new stereo easier, and allows you to put the factory radio back when you sell your vehicle or return it at the end of the lease. A detailed instruction sheet comes with the harness. Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this adapter is compatible with your vehicle. Warranty: 60 days.

Please read this important note: This harness may not contain provisions for every wire needed to complete your installation, and it will not accommodate special navigation, video, or factory steering wheel control connections. You will need a special adapter if you want your factory steering wheel audio controls to work with your new stereo.

Connections:
  • 12V constant power
  • 12V switched power
  • chassis ground
  • power antenna turn-on
  • illumination
  • dimmer
  • left front speaker +/-
  • right front speaker +/-
  • left rear speaker +/-
  • right rear speaker +/-

Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts — please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so, then check here for a list of parts. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

 

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Features

Crutchfield Wiring Harness: Crutchfield wiring harnesses prevent you from having to cut your vehicle's factory radio plug when replacing your factory radio with an aftermarket head unit. Simply solder or crimp the Crutchfield wiring harness to your aftermarket head unit's harness (solder & crimps not included), plug the aftermarket head unit's plug into the rear chassis of the aftermarket head unit, and plug the Crutchfield wiring harness into your vehicle's factory radio plug.

Note: Installation tools, hardware, & accessories are not included & sold separately. Please see the Accessories tab for recommendations & availability.

Wiring Notes: If the Crutchfield wiring harness is not equipped with a ground wire, you will need to ground the aftermarket head unit's ground wire to the metal chassis of your vehicle. Some vehicle's may require you to bypass the vehicle's factory amplifier (in another location from factory radio) or hardwire certain connections. If your vehicle is equipped with factory steering wheel controls, an additional adapter is required and sold separately.

Wire Code Chart:

Power/Front Speaker Harness

Wire Color Function
Red +12 Volt Accessory
Yellow +12 Volt Constant
Black Chassis Ground
Orange Illumination
Empty (none)
Blue Power Antenna
White Left Front Speaker +
White/Black Left Front Speaker -
Gray Right Front Speaker +
Gray/Black Right Front Speaker -
Green Left Rear Speaker +
Green/Black Left Rear Speaker -
Violet Right Rear Speaker +
Violet/Black Right Rear Speaker -
 

The Crutchfield Car Selector: Please visit the Crutchfield Car Selector for your specific type of vehicle.

 
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5 out of 5

Harness does what it should

Written By Tim, WPB, FL on Monday, April 14, 2014
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The harness works just as it should!
Pros:
Works Great
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Perfect for what it's supposed to do

Written By Reddjakk, Proctor, Vermont on Monday, April 07, 2014
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Good instructions, connected to my head unit perfectly, connected to my car perfectly... Took about15 minutes to wire it up. Excellent
Pros:
Ease of use Good instructions, Perfect fit
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Wire colors match Honda Civic

Written By ViTaMinC, Mary Esther, FL on Saturday, April 05, 2014
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Very easy to wire. Wire colors match to factory colors and special wires, i.e. remote turn on, parking brake are clearly labeled.
Pros:
Perfect fit and colors match factory wiring
Cons:
N/A
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4 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, Lynchburg Va on Thursday, April 03, 2014
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good fit
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5 out of 5

Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Amanda, Tyler, TX on Thursday, April 03, 2014
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Worked fine, wires matched easily. Don't forget to also buy wire nuts/crimp caps if you're not going to solder.
Pros:
Easy to install, instructions clear.
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Receiver Wire harness

Written By Obiedoer, Gardner KS on Wednesday, April 02, 2014
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Works, easy to use.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, Spokane, WA on Monday, March 31, 2014
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Made the installation very easy
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4 out of 5

Metra 70-1721

Written By Arlington Bob, Arlington, Texas on Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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Used to connect Kenwood DPX500BT receiver in 2002 Honda Accord. Wiring was easy color code from receiver to color code of harness. On receiver there is a orange/white wire labeled Illumination and the harness has an orange and an orange./white wire. The orange/white wire of the harness if for dimmer not Illumination If you connect the orange/white to the orange/white of the receiver I read many horror stories of people shorting out the entire dash. Contacted Crutchfield Tech and he stated to not use the orange orange/white wire at all.
Pros:
Straight forward except as stated in review
Cons:
Illumination and dimmer connection.
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5 out of 5

Great!

Written By Lolephant, Columbia, SC on Sunday, March 16, 2014
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Great product! Best bang for the buck. Works great!
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5 out of 5

Does the job...

Written By Randy, Lenoir NC on Friday, March 14, 2014
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matched up perfectly with my JVC stereo/cd player.
Pros:
Easy to install.
Cons:
Non
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5 out of 5

Great

Written By S. P, Hutchinson, MN on Monday, March 10, 2014
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Does what it's supposed to.
Pros:
easy
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721

Written By Chong, Pontiac, MI on Sunday, March 09, 2014
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Easy to install by just matching the wire color.
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5 out of 5

Perfect

Written By Rivern, New Jersey on Friday, March 07, 2014
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Worked perfectly on my 01 Civic
Pros:
Colors matched perfectly. No need to splice into existing wires.
Cons:
Not really a con but it would be nice to have had the tips on the speaker wires pre cut like they did with the ground, acc, batter, etc.
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5 out of 5

Lifesaver

Written By Jason P., Naperville, IL on Wednesday, March 05, 2014
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Soooo glad they sent this along with my stereo order. This made installing the Clarion CX501 in my 2008 Honda Pilot an absolute breeze.
Pros:
Free
Cons:
None
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4 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, Phoenix AZ on Sunday, March 02, 2014
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Made it a lot more simple to hook up stereo and wiring diagram that came with it was very helpful
Pros:
Makes easy hookup without damaging original plug
Cons:
My vehicle came with stock sub but wiring plug did not provide for it
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5 out of 5

Crutchfeild is on point

Written By Eddie, Reading, PA on Sunday, March 02, 2014
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I ordered a wire harness and a dash kit for my 06 CRV, and let me tell you Crutchfield made it a piece of cake. Crutchfield sent me a diagram on how to install everything for my car.
Pros:
Everything worked great and the diagram made it easy to install.
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness in Honda Civic

Written By Tyler G, Fremont, Ca on Saturday, March 01, 2014
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Color coded wiring made install extremely easy. Simply stripped wiring back and soldered to the harness supplied with the deck and I was in business.
Pros:
Simple install, easy to use, plenty of length to install cleanly.
Cons:
None so far.
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5 out of 5

Easy color matched connection

Written By Paul from WA, Washington on Friday, February 28, 2014
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Color schematic matched my unit perfectly so the installation took less than five minutes
Pros:
Dummy proof
Cons:
None
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4 out of 5

Fine

Written By Fonix, Texas on Monday, February 24, 2014
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pretty easy to install
Pros:
Seems to work
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Ray, Albany, NY on Sunday, February 23, 2014
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Makes the job very easy ! anyone can do it
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5 out of 5

Did Its Job

Written By Jon, Christiana, TN on Thursday, February 20, 2014
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The instructions were fairly straightforward. I bought some crimp caps to avoid soldering. bundling the wires after keeps everything clean for installation. I had a question about one of the wires (I didn't want to have to go back in), and the Crutchfield Tech was very helpful and extremely courteous. He even offered a few things to watch out for.
Pros:
Makes installation easier once connected to the receiver harness. Works well.
Cons:
The "antenna" wires seemed a little ambiguous in the instructions, but the Crutchfield Tech cleared that right up.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, 12553 on Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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I'm a first timer and this made the install very easy. Prepared the wire I wasn't using inside watching breaking bad and a captain and coke. Crutchfield is amazing
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5 out of 5

Great customer support

Written By powerpunk5000, bel air, MD on Monday, February 10, 2014
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I had an issue ordering this with a pre paid card, And would not be able to use the card, but 3 mins on the phone with one of the nice employees at crutchfeild and he fixed the whole order for me! he was very nice! I appreciate what he did for for me! great customer service here! will shop again!
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721

Written By JoeB, Norcross, GA on Monday, February 10, 2014
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Easy to install and soldered the wires.
Pros:
Color matched good
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Perfect Fit for 2003 Odyssey

Written By Joe, Hudson, MA on Sunday, February 09, 2014
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This Metra 70-1721 wiring harness was perfect for my 2003 Odyssey. The color codes of this harness matched exactly to the color codes of the wiring harness of my Alpine head unit which made it much quicker and easier to splice the wires together. After that it's just a matter of plugging this Metra wiring harness into the factory harness which was snaps together nicely. Makes the job of installing an aftermarket stereo so much easier.
Pros:
Perfect fit. Easy install.
Cons:
None
1 out of 1 people found this helpful
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5 out of 5

Timesaver

Written By Abraham L., Mayagüez, PR on Wednesday, February 05, 2014
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Saves a lot of installation time.
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5 out of 5

Makes installation easy

Written By Rhubarb, Oakland, CA on Thursday, January 30, 2014
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This wiring harness fit my 2004 Civic, and the instructions made is simple to use and install. The bonus of the Crutchfield Master Sheet, which was included, made the complete installation of my new head unit a breeze.
Pros:
Fit my car Easy to follow instructions Pre-stripped wiring ends
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By john, polk city fl on Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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everything went smooth
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5 out of 5

Easy

Written By Blr73, West Sacramento, ca on Friday, January 17, 2014
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This is great and makes it so simple to connect using the colors. My car didn't use the orange/orange-white wires and they don't go together just tape off or cap.
Pros:
Self explanatory using the colors
Cons:
Orange/orange-white wasn't where they connected
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5 out of 5

Works perfect

Written By Eric, Simi Valley, CA on Friday, January 17, 2014
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Works pefectly. Just match the wires based on the colors.
Pros:
Easy to install
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5 out of 5

Harness works perfectly

Written By AJR, So. Cal. on Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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I used this harness to hook up a JVC radio to my grandson's 1999 Honda Accord coupe. It works perfectly and connects to the factory harness socket firmly.
Pros:
Works perfectly
Cons:
none
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3 out of 5

Decent wire harnes

Written By Ryan A, Miami, FL on Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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Worked for me, though i had to purchase extra equipment
Pros:
Made the adjustment possible
Cons:
Had to buy connectors to make it fit, they should come with it
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Greg D, CT on Monday, January 13, 2014
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It does what it is supposed to to - bridge the gap between the car radio harness and the new radio.
Pros:
Easy to connect. Wire colors matched the new radio harness colors.
Cons:
None.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 radio harness

Written By J C, Farmingville. Ny on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
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Easy to wire harness. Self explanatory. Just match the colors. Nice conector to factory piece
Pros:
Good build quality. Easy to install
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Don't start without it!

Written By Matt B, Powder Springs, GA on Tuesday, January 07, 2014
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This part made the installation. I would not have even attempted to do it with out it. My hat's off to Crutchfield !
Pros:
Made the install simple!
Cons:
There are no cons.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, Catonsviile, MD on Sunday, January 05, 2014
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Awesome wiring harness. Works great
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5 out of 5

Works well

Written By Dan, Pacific Grove, CA on Sunday, January 05, 2014
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Works well
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5 out of 5

Judy Haws

Written By Judy H, Johnson City Tn on Friday, January 03, 2014
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Worked great with the JVC GPS NAVIGATION SYSTEM
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4 out of 5

Wire harness

Written By Mark, Novato, California on Friday, January 03, 2014
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Clean fit
Pros:
Clear markings
Cons:
Non
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5 out of 5

Worked great

Written By Chris, Jonestown, PA on Friday, January 03, 2014
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Works as expected!
Pros:
Easy to install
Cons:
None.
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5 out of 5

Wire plug hookup

Written By William, Charlottesville va on Wednesday, January 01, 2014
 
Easy to match up to radio wires
Pros:
Wire colors match
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Works great

Written By ShawnR, Tampa Bay on Sunday, December 29, 2013
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Makes installation so simple. A must have.
Pros:
Works great; Makes install easy
Cons:
None.
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5 out of 5

EXCELLENT

Written By HOBBES, ORLANDO FL on Saturday, December 28, 2013
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EXCELLENT HARNESS EASY TO CONNECT AND GIVES EXTRA WIREING LENGTH FOR THE INSTALL OF THE UNIT
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5 out of 5

Great fit, all the needed connections

Written By Anonymous, Dallas, TX on Friday, December 27, 2013
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Has everything it needs, and tape off the rest! Best with solder and shrink.
Pros:
Fit is exact for honda/Acura, has all of the needed wires.
Cons:
Doesn't solder itself for you or rectify the difference in wiring for the head unit you buy. Directions are pretty good and the color codes often pick up the slack.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 wire harness

Written By schneit, Germany on Thursday, December 19, 2013
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The harness was very easy to use and installed in the Honda Accord with ease.
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4 out of 5

'06 Odyssey

Written By DanaL, Maine on Thursday, December 12, 2013
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This is a great product, save tons of time as well as preserved your factory wiring. The only problem was that the directions tell you to hook up the power antenna lead from your head unit to this harness. Don't do it, you will have no reception. You must hook the power antenna lead directly to the blue wire on the antenna adapter.
Pros:
Perfect fit, time saver
Cons:
Bad instruction for power antenna lead.
1 out of 1 people found this helpful
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Chris, NJ on Tuesday, December 03, 2013
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Documentation is very clear with the exception of the illumination and dimmer wire. On my Acura the car dimmer wire needed to be connected to the illumination wire on my head unit. Probably varies by car and head unit so be sure to check that before you connect those two.
Pros:
haven't had any issues
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5 out of 5

Perfect Fit

Written By danf, Enterprise AL on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Connected perfectly to the Panasonic radio I paired it with and plugged in seamlessly with the OEM (Honda 2004 Civic) wiring harness.
Pros:
Free
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By STEVE, Easley SC> on Monday, November 18, 2013
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Great but watch your wire colors sometimes you don't use color to color.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, Newport News, VA on Wednesday, November 13, 2013
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Fits correctly, Makes installing a breeze
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Mark, Pittsburgh, PA. on Thursday, November 07, 2013
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Perfect fit in the 04 Honda CRV and my Clarion CX201. Wire length was good and guage is just right.
Pros:
Plug and play.
Cons:
None.
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5 out of 5

Great Harness

Written By JStrag, Toms River, NJ on Monday, October 21, 2013
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Nice 16 gauge wire. Much nicer piece then the harness for any aftermarket radio. Fits right in, no issues.
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4 out of 5

Almost perfect

Written By Joe G, Orland Park, IL on Monday, October 21, 2013
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Made installing aftermarket radio a breeze
Pros:
Almost all wires match up perfectly, the ones that didn't took a 5 min phone call to Crutchfield to resolve
Cons:
2 or 3 wire connections didn't match exactly and had to call in for assistance. The call lasted around 5 min
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5 out of 5

Honda accord 2002 wire harness

Written By Dan, Irvine, ca on Sunday, October 20, 2013
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Great harness! No complaints good quality connector and wires were the correct gauge.
Pros:
Quality
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Awesome

Written By KellenW, St. Louis, MO on Friday, October 11, 2013
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Easy to put in!
Pros:
Easy, Awesome
Cons:
-
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4 out of 5

Meta wiring harness

Written By Marcmann, Auburn WA on Sunday, October 06, 2013
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Works good. Easy install. Instructions needed some help from Crutchfield tech.
Pros:
Easy install
Cons:
Instructions need help could be more clear about the illumination wire.
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2 out of 5

Missing wire for steering wheel control interface device

Written By BobM, Harrison, AR on Sunday, October 06, 2013
 
Most aspects were clear for my 2001 Acura MDX, but this was provided with my stereo purchase from Crutchfield in which included in-dash mounting kit, and extra $$ for a steering wheel control interface. I had not reviewed the specific pinouts before ordering, as I thought all would be compatible if prepared by Crutchfield sales over the phone. Imagine my disappointment to find that the single wire I needed for the steering wheel control had been left out. What should have been an easy plug and attach instead required me to splice into the factory wire harness, not too eash to solder this behind the dash. Why not spend another 5 or 10 cents to include this wire just in case the customer wants to purchase a controls adapter?
Pros:
Good fit into socket, wires of sufficient length, clearly labeled
Cons:
Missing one wire required for steering wheel controls adapter.
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5 out of 5

Review this?

Written By konz, D/FW Metroples on Monday, September 30, 2013
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What's to review? Except I had to call Crutchfield support when connecting the Orange wires - it turns out the instructions specified the incorrect Orange wires to connect. It was resolved with a phone call to support.
Pros:
Fits
Cons:
Wiring diagram was not specific on Orange wiring.
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5 out of 5

Excellent product

Written By TerryA, Dublin OH on Friday, September 27, 2013
 
Loved this harness. The fit and quality were excellent and the instructions were very good. The nicest feature (which I noticed mostly because the head unit harness didn't have this, was the way the the insulation on the ends was pre cut so it could be removed easily. Very professional!
Pros:
Very professional
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 reciever wire harness

Written By Barbi, Modesto, Ca on Friday, September 20, 2013
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no problems worked great with kit love the alpine
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5 out of 5

Very easy!

Written By Brian, Shepherdsville, Ky on Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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Very straight forward and easy to wire to radio harness
Pros:
Good quality wires, very easy install
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Wire harness

Written By Bill, Long Island NY on Friday, September 06, 2013
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worked great, just match up the colors, solder, with shrink tube. Looks like a pro job. I had one question about the orange/orange stripe wires, The tech support Guy was great. Picked up right away, knew the answer. Probably took me 90 seconds total to get my answer
Pros:
very easy, plugged right is
Cons:
NONE
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5 out of 5

Perfect Fit

Written By MrJimmyD, Knoxville, TN on Saturday, August 31, 2013
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1998 Honda Accord. Perfect Fit. Good Quality. I couldn't have been happier!!!!!!!
Pros:
Everything
Cons:
Nothing
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5 out of 5

Arnés para civic-Harness for Civic

Written By Carlos, Mexico on Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Compre este arnés para instalar un estéreo en mi civic sin cortar cables y puedo decir que funciona excelente. No hay pierde todos los colores iguales, sólo conecte los de mi nuevo estéreo y de ahí el arnés todo fácil y con el diagrama para desmontar el estéreo viejo es cosa de niños.

El servicio súper recomendable definitivamente volvería a comprar en cruthfield

I purchased this harness to install a stereo in my civic without cutting cables and I can say it works great. There's no loss, all colors were the same, I just connected my new stereo and from there the harness - it was all pretty easy, with the diagram to take out my factory radio. Child's play!

Super service, would recommend and will definitely buy with Crutchfield in the future.
Pros:
Código de colores iguales a los de mi nuevo estéreo. No dañas el cableado original arriesgandote a un corto circuito. Muy barato. Servicio de primer nivel. Color coding same as in my new stereo. You don't damage the factory wiring, so no risk in short circuiting. Very cheap. First class service
Cons:
Ninguna None
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5 out of 5

Good fit.

Written By Aw, Gaithersburg on Saturday, August 24, 2013
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Fit 2000 accord.
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5 out of 5

Perfect

Written By MRoyal, Dumfries, VA on Saturday, August 24, 2013
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Wire colors matched the new receiver, so installation is fool-proof.
Pros:
Wire colors matched new receiver
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

2001 Accord, no issues...

Written By agamboa, Chesapeake, VA on Monday, August 19, 2013
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plug and play, works perfectly...
Pros:
easy installation
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Just follow the directions.

Written By TomP., Rockford,IL on Thursday, August 15, 2013
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This is the most time consuming part of the installation. Take your time and fill the two wiring charts you will have. One for your car and one for the radio, Just match up the wires.
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5 out of 5

Perfect so far

Written By Tait B, Minnesota on Saturday, August 10, 2013
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It's working well so far. It's been a couple weeks and no complaints yet. I personally used solder and heat wrap to make connections.
Pros:
Easy to distinguish colors, good info/guide, great sound
Cons:
None.
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5 out of 5

Wiring harness

Written By Jason, Florida on Wednesday, August 07, 2013
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Pefect
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5 out of 5

02 Civc Coupe

Written By thegodofwar, Tampa, FL on Sunday, July 28, 2013
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Awesome.
Pros:
Already have crimped ends :)
Cons:
Nothing
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Haarness

Written By Just Listening, Bristol, TN on Saturday, July 27, 2013
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Exactly what was needed for installation in my 2000 Honda Civic.
Pros:
Crutchfield installation instructions
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Jake, SoCal on Thursday, July 25, 2013
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Fairly simple to match each wire color and then solder them together and used shrink tubing for isolation. Regarding the ground wires (black), I additionally connected another black wire with a spade connector to chassis ground (a Y connection). Excellent product and master sheet. THANK YOU!
Cons:
NONE
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4 out of 5

Honda Receiver Wire Harness

Written By 2002 Honda Receiver Wire Harness, Chino Hills, CA on Tuesday, July 09, 2013
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Like the pre-cut harness tips. The ability to prep the harness and head unit before install is a good idea - I can take my time connecting the wiring and soldering for a good connection.
Pros:
Free with Head Unit Purchase
Cons:
The only time consuming part is finding a good ground and securing two ground wires (one for the head unit and the harness before being able to install the head unit). The Factory Head Unit came out easily - no ground wires to detach.
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4 out of 5

Hey, it works!

Written By Derek G., Rochester, wa on Sunday, July 07, 2013
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Simple, easy to connect and mostly straightforward. I soldered and shrink wrapped all my connections and it was nice that with ends of the wires on the adapter were already cut and ready to go.
Pros:
Simple and well laid out. Nice the wires have print on them to tell
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5 out of 5

Esay to use

Written By Bob, PA on Wednesday, July 03, 2013
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Harness matched exactly to my Kenwood harness. "Plug and play"!
Pros:
Easy to install
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

No brainer

Written By MD+RN, Miami, FL on Monday, July 01, 2013
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Easy to install, perfect fit, included in the price of my car stereo.
Pros:
Clear instructions and color coded. What else do you need.
Cons:
No cons.
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5 out of 5

Perfect Harness!

Written By Gregg, New Jersey on Saturday, June 29, 2013
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Simple receiver hook-up. Used Metra for years.
Pros:
Simple receiver hook-up with clear instructions and wire diagram!
Cons:
I prefer to solder my connections... but you do not need to.
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By The_Inspector_069, Belleville, IL on Wednesday, June 26, 2013
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I can say it in one word, "Easy". I printed the wiring diagram from my Pioneer manual in the PDF format, and reviewed the paper "Receiver Wiring Adapter" datasheet. Even though the color coding was exact in my case, I still went by function, as suggested on the "Wiring Adapter" sheet. I read the review about the Orange wire (Illumination) and I nearly went into a panic. But, needless to say, I checked, and I did tuck that wire aside. I also had to include the Steering Wheel Control interface into my wiring configuration.
Pros:
Perfect, Does the Job, and Easy Instructions to Follow.
Cons:
N/A
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By jeff, san antonio on Saturday, June 22, 2013
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makes connecting your unit IDIOT proof.
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5 out of 5

Beats Cutting Car Wires

Written By Dave B., Raymore, MO on Thursday, June 20, 2013
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This harness was a perfect fit for my 2002 Honda Civic. Since it fits into the car's socket, It saved me from having to cut any wires in the car, which I would have been reluctant to do. With this harness, all you have to do is connect the wires to the wiring harness that comes with the deck. Then just connect this to the car and the other to the deck. I recommend that you get a good wire stripping tool because you will need to strip the insulation off the ends of the wires in order to connect them together.
Pros:
Perfect fit. Easy to install
Cons:
None
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, Mooresville,NC on Thursday, June 20, 2013
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works just fine
Pros:
free with stereo purchase
Cons:
none
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3 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Anonymous, Phoenixville, pa on Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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It does the job, but you have to match up the wires and solder them to the stereo adapter. Brackets should be simple plug and play.
Pros:
Works
Cons:
Relatively time consuming to instal.
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5 out of 5

simple and easy

Written By Anonymous, Louisville KY on Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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This harness works as advertised; wiring to the new head unit and connecting to the vehicle was very straightforward. Crutchfield wins again!
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By LanceA, Newport, Pa on Sunday, June 09, 2013
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What can I say. The harness arrived in record time and fit perfectly. No problems whatsoever.
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5 out of 5

Thank you Crutchfield!

Written By Some guy, DMV on Sunday, June 09, 2013
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I almost can't believe this was free with my head unit. It made installing my new stereo the most painless car stereo installation experience I've ever had. I was lucky enough that my head unit's wires matched the colors of these wires down to the last ones, but even if they hadn't the instructions that came with the harness would have been more than sufficient to guide me through. This kind of product being included with my head unit purchase will guarantee I come back to Crutchfield for all my future head unit purchases!! Think the wife's car might need an upgrade next...
Pros:
Just solder this to your head unit's harness in your workshop and you can snap your new stereo into the factory harness painlessly.
Cons:
Not one!
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4 out of 5

Works, but....

Written By Nate, Leesport, PA on Saturday, June 08, 2013
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All the wires to hook up stereo to factory wiring, but for whatever reason, this adapter has the wire hookup for illumination and the dimmer wire, do not I repeat DO NOT hookup the dimmer light from your head unit harness (if it is present) to the sold orange illumination wire as you can damage the entire dash illumination because as I researched online it is not fused (honda *facepalm*) and as someone pointed out here, the proper wire is the orange/white striped wire on the harness. Would get 5 stars, but 4 stars because this one wire should not have been included, there is no explanation from metra what each one does which could lead the average person to hookup the solid orange illumination lead and damage their dash leading which includes not just the temp control / radio, but the dash cluster odometers as well
Pros:
Works
Cons:
Should not have included the illumination wire, bad idea
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5 out of 5

Metra 70-1721 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By David, Albany, GA on Friday, June 07, 2013
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This thing made the my very first installation job easy as pie. I had to call customer service regarding the ground wire but they were very helpful. It is literally "A Snap" to install.
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5 out of 5

Easy head unit install to existing harness

Written By Dennis A, Highland, ND on Thursday, June 06, 2013
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Easy to follow directions make connecting a new head unit to the existing radio/vehicle harness straightforward. No cutting into or splicing the vehicle wiring is necessary at all. Just connect the wiring from the new head unit to this connector pig tails following the directions and plug the new head unit in.
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4 out of 5

Better Instructions

Written By JerryS, Philadelphia PA on Sunday, June 02, 2013
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Received unit and it worked fine. I found a great video to perform the soldering. I wish crutfield had a video on how to do the soldering. Int was helpful
Pros:
none
Cons:
needed to search the internet for instructions
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4 out of 5

Good Harness

Written By BoonO, Dublin, CA on Friday, May 17, 2013
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I had plenty of wire length for my soldiering job. The fit was great.
Pros:
Very convenient and easy read pin-out.
Cons:
Since my car has a navi system, it would have been great to get the extra pins for that too.
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5 out of 5

Simple install

Written By Brewmyown, Crystal Lake, IL. on Monday, May 13, 2013
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A must have to make installing quick and simple
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5 out of 5

Great Honda Harness

Written By KenO, Marydel, SE on Thursday, May 09, 2013
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Wire harness worked perfectly. Wire colors did not match exactly with Kenwood wire harness but Crutchfield Technical Support talked me through the proper wire connections. Make sure you know how to solder or have 10+ wire connectors.
Pros:
Fit Honda Civic factory connector perfectly. Crutchfield's outstanding Tech Support.
Cons:
None.
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