Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Connect a new car stereo in select 2006-up Honda and Mitsubishi vehicles

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Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring 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're not using a soldering iron, we recommend that you purchase some wire connectors to secure the connections. Check out our handy article on three ways to connect the wiring harness here.

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 saves installation time since you won't have to cut factory wires individually, and this also enables you to re-install the factory radio if needed. A detailed instruction sheet comes with the harness. 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.

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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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 vehicles 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 & sold separately.

Wire Code Chart:

Wire Color Function
Red +12 Volt Accessory
Yellow +12 Volt Constant
Black Chassis Ground
Orange/White Dimmer
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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Works very well with minor customization.

Written By Alvin, Phoenix, AZ on Monday, November 10, 2014

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The pin-outs are spot on, and the harness end plugs in snug to the car harness but easily separated if needed.

There is a DIY thread on 8thCivic forums on how to wire this guy up with RCA plugs which allows the retention of the factory amplifier and Sub on 8th gen Si's and other premium sound 8th generation Civics.

Pros: Low cost. Pin-outs are accurate. Great build quality.

Cons: None.

works

Written By rob_hi, Hawaii on Monday, November 03, 2014

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no problems at all

Pros: works perfectly, fits

Cons: none

Yep, this is it

Written By Andy, Austin, TX on Friday, October 24, 2014

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It fits. Not much else to say.

Works Great

Written By jgower, Vine Grove, KY on Saturday, September 13, 2014

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This wiring harness was for my 2008 Honda Fit and a double din JVC unit. The harness worked great. The color coding was right. I was a tiny bit unclear about the remove amp/antenna turn on (both had to be spliced into one wire) but figured this out. Every thing went together without a problem and it works great.

Pros: Well labeled. Everything works great.

Cons: Amp/Antenna wires are supposed to be spliced together and this is not made clear.

Receiver wiring harness

Written By Anonymous, Shawnee, KS on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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Makes for an easy install

Pros: Helps on install

Cons: None

Awesome product

Written By Cory, Mifflinburg, PA on Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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Product worked as designed and saved time.

Pros: Saved time

Cons: None

'11 Honda Insight

Written By AJ, Indianapolis, IN on Monday, September 01, 2014

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This was a perfect fit for the Honda Insight.

Good Product

Written By Joe, Poland, OH on Sunday, August 17, 2014

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Did its job well, wires were easy to splice and well-labeled.

Pros: -easy to splice -plenty of wire length

Cons: none

Wiring was a breeze

Written By DanS, Greenville, NC on Monday, August 11, 2014

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The molex connector fit perfectly and the wiring was a snap. Very visible and easy to use color coding for merging the wires.

Pros: Easy to use, clean look, minimal bulk

Cons: None

Wiring Harness

Written By steve t, Chapel Hill, NC on Friday, July 18, 2014

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This wiring harness is a snap to install.

Pros: Easy to connect and install

Cons: none

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, Lafayette, IN on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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poor instructions

Cons: need to hook up the blue lead of the antenna adapter to the blue lead of the head unit this info wasnt up front.

Excellent product

Written By Joey L., Utica, NY on Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Used this in a 2008 CRV LX. Worked perfectly. Installed a Pioneer head unit. Crutchfield is the best, as always!

Pros: Simple to install. Great build quality. Color coded. Received it very quickly.

Cons: None!

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wire Harness

Written By Landy, Dearborn, MI on Saturday, May 24, 2014

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Great Product

Easier that cutting the stock harness

Written By chairman kaga, Austin, TX on Friday, May 09, 2014

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20 minute with a soldering iron and it plugged right up. Wire colors are industry standard. Huzzah!

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By andrew, new york on Monday, April 14, 2014

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good

easy splice

Written By moe, chicago on Saturday, April 12, 2014

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harness is easy to use for its intentive purpose

Pros: does what its designed to do

Cons: none

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Nick W, New York on Sunday, February 02, 2014

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Worked perfect on my 06 civic. It matched the pioneer CD player I put in.

Cons: none

Receiver Wire Harness for Honda civic and Sony stereo

Written By Steve Bx., Bronx NY. on Sunday, January 19, 2014

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This harness connector is the perfect way to install the stereo in any car. The wires on the connector were color matched to the Sony stereo which eliminated any confusion and it took only about 20 minutes to solder and insulate all of the wires. Just remember to put the shrink tubing on the wire before soldering it or you will have to use tape or re do it.

Pros: A perfect match for my needs!

Cons: None

Excellent product

Written By Anonymous, Huntsville on Wednesday, January 01, 2014

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Everything you could want.

Pros: Ease of use and instructions

Just as described

Written By Jack, Springfield, ohio on Saturday, December 28, 2013

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Works great.

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, guam on Sunday, December 15, 2013

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works great!

so simple

Written By gilae, Hawaii on Saturday, November 09, 2013

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doesn't get any easier. all the wires matched up with the receivers wires by color, just solder together shrink tube to protect then plug the 2 ends into their respective jacks and your done.

Pros: color matched wires and plug

Cons: none

08 Honda Fit

Written By Honest Fellow, Sun Prairie, WI on Sunday, November 03, 2013

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Connected prefect to factory, didn't use both of the factory harnesses. Connected to an Alpine 147BT with zero issues, had ever wire I needed and more. I would trust this brand again without and worries.

Pros: Matched all wires perfect!

Cons: None.

works great

Written By d, Pa. on Monday, September 30, 2013

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Easy hook up with color match wires

2011 Civic LX-S

Written By Nick, NJ on Thursday, August 29, 2013

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Does exactly what it should, makes wiring in a new radio a breeze.

Pros: Easy to use.

Cons: None

It does the job, and well

Written By MJP, CT on Saturday, August 24, 2013

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Requires soldering, but I knew that going in, and it wasn't very difficult to do, even for a first timer like myself (although I did a little research about it before jumping in). Crutchfield's search engine correctly matched my car to the appropriate wire harness, and made finding and purchasing it easy. All of the wires I required for my pioneer head unit (pioneer deh x3500ui) were present on this harness.

Pros: -Correctly matched my 2012 Honda Insight, and will make swapping head units in the future simple

Cons: -None

Good harness, but not complete kit

Written By Anonymous, Chapel Hill, NC on Sunday, June 30, 2013

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This is a good wiring harness for the plug it does cover, but there are two plugs to cover in the 2008 Honda CRV and this kit does not cover the second plug. That forces you to do some wire cutting and soldering in the dash if you want to use your steering wheel controls for your stereo. If they had covered both plugs you could retain all your vehicle features easily.

Pros: * well documented * simple to wire up and solder ahead of time * proper fit of plug * covers all but 2 wires needed to wire a stereo properly

Cons: * leaves off two critical wires you must fish out of the dash manually and solder inside the dash to get working steering wheel - volume controls * leaves off two critical wires that then make the AUX audio port in the vehicle rear a dead port

perfect fit!

Written By kickin auto stereo sound, Las Vegas, NV on Friday, June 14, 2013

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All good!

Pros: Works like a charm

Cons: None

Great Product

Written By Tom D, Toledo Ohio on Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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The product installed as I expected. It would be nice if it had a connector on the opposite end that matched my Pioneer receiver, rather than pigtail end. But overall it is a good product. I wouldn't hesitate to purchase another one if I needed it.

As advertised

Written By ECB, Houston, TX on Tuesday, June 11, 2013

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The color coded wiring allow for straightforward installation.

Pros: It works

Cons: None

The right stuff

Written By Anonymous, Houston,Texas on Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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This was so easy anyone can do professional grade work. Keep up the good work guys.

Pros: The price

Cons: None

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, WA on Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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This wire harness was exact for 2006 Civic LX sedan. mostly good quality good color to wires. snaps right into the factory plug.

Pros: good fit

Cons: none

Fits and works perfectly

Written By Twinlead, Rochester, NY on Thursday, September 06, 2012

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This harness mated perfectly with the factory harness in our 2009 CR-V EX-L.

Pros: Perfect fit and quite a timesaver

Cons: None

Honda harness

Written By Jay, Stone Ridge. VA on Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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I had issues with this harness due to the cheap material it was built. The red wire (ignitionpower pin inside the harness was missing) didn't work and I thought the unit was DOA. So I wasted 4 hours in calling tech support and installing and checking cables and fuses couple of time. Finally found this harness was faulty and thankfully Crutchfield has sent a replacement and then the unit worked finally.

Pros: Works if works

Cons: Cheap quality.

Exactly what I needed

Written By KyleA, Medford, NY on Saturday, August 04, 2012

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Simplistic install unless you're colorblind.

Pros: Color-coded wires allowed simple install

Cons: None I can think of

no problems, here

Written By Discoverer, RI on Friday, July 27, 2012

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Just sit at your bench with your soldering iron for a few minutes, matching color-coded wires, clearly stated in a directions photo. Afterward, you can go to your car and just plug it into the stock harness block. Then, your electrical installation is done.

Pros: `works & fits the stock plastic socket

Quality harness

Written By djoseph74, Northville, mi on Sunday, April 15, 2012

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The harness is well build, has clear labeling of what each wire is, and fit the connectors just fine.

Wiring Harness

Written By sandnomad, KY on Wednesday, April 04, 2012

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Worked well and easy to install

Pros: Worked precisely.

Cons: None.

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Anonymous, Alexandria, VA on Monday, January 23, 2012

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Works. A few of the wires I did not need to use.

Works Well

Written By MarkB, Fort Collins, CO on Thursday, January 19, 2012

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I had a minor issue with the illumination wire described in the instructions...tech support helped me sort it out though

Pros: works as advertised

Cons: Mislabeled illumination wire colors

Perfect except for one missing wire

Written By Tom, SE Texas on Friday, November 18, 2011

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This matched up perfectly with the OEM radio harness except for the speed input wire. Had to bypass the plug and splice one wire just beyond the OEM plug. Not sure why they would not include that one input.

Fits like a glove on my 08 CR-V!

Written By Hector, Wheaton, IL on Saturday, September 12, 2009

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This harness fits my 08 CR-V like a glove! Connecting the color-coded wires
to the aftermarket head unit was a no brainer. Everything works well after
installation--even the dashboard (factory) tweeters! You'll lose the factory
subwoofer and AUX though, since those come from two separate
harnesses. In fact, the EX-L model head unit comes with five different
harnesses, but this one is certainly the most important one. No complaints
whatsoever!

Works as Desribed

Written By Shannon, Saint Louis, MO on Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Nothing more to say, but it works as described.

Exactly as Described

Written By John, Northern Nevada on Friday, January 16, 2009

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This harness works Exactly as the description says. You can do all of your wire splicing sitting down at the kitchen table. The color codes on the harness were exactly the same as on the radio. Also when I go to sell the car I have everything still intact to re-install the factory radio back into the car with minimal hassle.

NP

Written By Gordon, Irvine, CA on Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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No problems. Easy to use and hooks up easily.

Awesome

Written By Sue, Eagle River, AK on Saturday, October 04, 2008

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Wow, super cool, easy!!

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By CJ, san diego CA on Saturday, September 06, 2008

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cables fit perfect. very easy to install. no complaints very happy

Metra 70-1722 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Sai, Sacramento, CA on Friday, September 05, 2008

Fits perfect. What else can I say.

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For details on installation please contact an Advisor by phone or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Jeff  Dec 23, 2013 ]  Staff

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