Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Connect a new car stereo to the factory wiring in select 1987-up Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Subaru, and Geo vehicles

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Metra 70-1761 receiver wiring harness

This vehicle-specific wiring harness adapter makes connections between your new car stereo and your car's electrical system. It works with select 1987-up Toyota, Lexus, Scion, Subaru, and Geo vehicles.

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 it 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.


  • 12V constant power
  • 12V switched power
  • chassis ground
  • power antenna turn-on
  • 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. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

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Great harness

Written By Matrix09, London ky on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

A must for installing aftermarket head units,clips into factory plugs with no cutting or splicing into factory harness

Pros: Good quality gauge of wire,no cutting into factory harness

Cons: None

Works as advertised

Written By Rman, California on Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Just be sure you have your soldering iron ready. It took about 20 minutes of work to get everything connected, but it works beautifully and is fairly simple.

Pros: -easy to understand

Works perfect

Written By Brian W., Pennsylvania on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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Crutchfield wiring kits are the bomb. I've used them for years and have never had a problem. So easy to use and the instructions are perfect.

Pros: Easy to use and clear instructions

Cons: None


Written By Cory, New York on Sunday, November 22, 2015

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Simple and easy to use. Perfect

Good quality, color coded and labeled.

Written By Jake, Georgia on Thursday, November 19, 2015

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Great quality. Perfect fit. Color coded and labeled. Can't do anything more than praise. Makes the whole job easier.

Pros: Color coded Great quality Labeled Fit is good

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness Reviews

Written By neilsito, Georgia on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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worked perfectly, excellent instructions on use.

Instructions would have been nice

Written By Kevin K, Nebraska on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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Fits fine - instructions would have been helpful. A call to tech assistance resolved and. Viola done.

Pros: Works

Cons: Soldering was a bit of a pain. Some supplied compression fittings would have been nice.

Wrong harness

Written By RFS, CA on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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Sent the wrong harness, so my mechanic had to hard wire the stereo in.

Pros: harness looked nice.

Cons: No Go. they sent the wrong harness fo my stereo & car.

Metra 70-1761 Receiver Wiring Harness

Written By Ray, New Jersey on Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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Matched colored wires, this is Plug & Play. Everything worked 1st time!

Pros: Great way to install upgraded stereo

Cons: wish it came with the Metra crimps. Had to purchase them separately

Wire harness works great!

Written By Gary M, Tennessee on Sunday, November 15, 2015

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