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Metra 70-5518 Receiver Wiring Harness

Connect a new car stereo in select 2002-04 Ford Ranger Supercab Tremor pickups

for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+ for matching vehicles with all car stereos $119+
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  • Metra 70-5518 Receiver Wiring Harness

    Replace the radio in your 2002-04 Ford Ranger Tremor

 

Metra 70-5518 Receiver Wiring Harness

This vehicle-specific wiring harness makes connections between your new car stereo and your Ranger's electrical system, including the Ford factory amplifier. You should select a new car stereo with two sets of preamp outputs to connect to this harness.

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.

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Once this harness is connected to your new stereo, you'll be able to plug right into your 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. 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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  • 8" Wiring harness
  • 13" RCA harness

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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 & sold separately.

Wire Code Chart:

(Receiver Wiring Harness)

Wire Color Function
Red +12 Volt Accessory
Yellow +12 Volt Constant
Black Chassis Ground
Black/White Amp Ground
Orange Illumination
Orange/Black Not Used (tape-off)
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 -

(Subwoofer/Center-Channel Harness)

Wire Color Function
Blue/White Amp Turn-On
White RCA Left Front Speaker channel
Gray RCA Right Front Speaker channel
Green RCA Left Subwoofer channel
Purple RCA Right Subwoofer channel

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