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Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

For select 1989-09 vehicles

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Overview

These harnesses allow you to plug your new speakers into the factory connectors present in your vehicle's speaker openings.

These harnesses allow you to plug your new speakers into the factory connectors present in your vehicle's speaker openings.

Note: Some aftermarket speakers have terminals that are wider than this harness's slide-on connectors. You may need to widen the harness's female slide-on connectors, or use the slide terminals that may be included with the speakers. If you need to connect your new speaker's connectors to the Crutchfield harness, soldering is best, and crimping is also very popular - see "Accessories."

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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.

easy install pops right in solid product

Anonymous, Chicago, IL

What's in the Box:

  • 2 Speaker harnesses
Reviews

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses Reviews

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52 Reviews

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Anonymous from Chicago, IL on April 27, 2016

2007 Chevrolet Equinox

easy install pops right in solid product

Pros: fits great

Cons: none

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: TomD from Winston Salem, NC on February 1, 2016

2003 Porsche Boxster
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This harness literally made the wiring hookup of new speakers a snap. Saved cutting and re-soldering the leads, in a very tight installation in the dash.

Pros: Simplicity and quality

Cons: None

Adapters

Written by: Rick67 from California on January 3, 2016

1999 Porsche 911 Carrera
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent value, well made

Pros: Ease of use

Cons: None

Worked perfectly on '93 Eurovan

Written by: Matt B. from California on December 27, 2015

1993 Volkswagen Eurovan
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Worked perfectly to hook up a pair of Crunch DSX120 speakers in the rear of my '93 Eurovan.

Pros: No hacking of factory wiring

Cons: None

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Scott from Massachusetts on October 2, 2015

2005 Chevrolet Equinox
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These speaker harnesses made installation of my aftermarket speakers in my Equinox easy. The connections are tight and fit perfect. The sound is crystal clear and it sounds great.

Pros: Easy install without modifying the factory harness

Cons:

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Anonymous from Minnesota on September 9, 2015

2000 Volvo S40
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great item to start your cars sound system with. Adapters worked perfectly so it was a incredibly quick install

Pros: Great sound.

Cons:

Simple

Written by: BrandonC from Utah on September 1, 2015

2004 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Honestly, it works perfectly and it is simple. You just plug it in and attach it.

Pros: Simple, Easy.

Cons:

Perfect for Porsche 996 Speaker Upgrade

Written by: ShoholaSmokin from Pennsylvania on June 29, 2015

2004 Porsche 911 Carrera
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect fit to Porsche 996 wiring harness (2004 cabriolet) for speaker upgrade. Plugs right into the harness. I cut the quick disconnects that were supplied and crimped on a couple of spade connectors as I was wiring to a crossover. If you are going directly from the harness to a replacement speaker the quick disconnects should work just fine.

Pros: Quick clean install - easy to go back to bog stock. Don't have to hack into the harness.

Cons: You don't "need" these but you would have to cut the connector off your old speaker to connect to the harness - or cut into your harness - a no no in my opinion,.

speaker wire harness

Written by: speakerman from Nebraska on June 9, 2015

2002 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I cant stress this enough that every install should have the speaker wire harness. it makes the install professional and easy.

Pros: attaches to factory electrical connector. extends the length for easier install. gives your install a professional and solid connection for great sound and no issues.

Cons: none. every install should have this product

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harness

Written by: Ross from Novelty, OH on May 28, 2015

2008 Suzuki XL-7
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fits perfect. Made my speaker installation a snap!

Pros: Price and Fit

Cons:

Fit perfectly

Written by: krpolaski from Michigan on May 21, 2015

2002 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit perfectly for the new 6.5" Kenwood's in the front door of a 2002 Saturn Vue.

Pros: Fit Price Easy to use

Cons: None

It fits!

Written by: Ant from California on May 21, 2015

2004 Volvo V40
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Used on a Volvo V 40. The huge advantage of this product is 1. it fits. 2. it can be easily disconnected and 3. perhaps most importantly, there are No bare wire connections which can short out somewhere down the road.

Pros: Made the connections easy.

Cons: None

Meters 71-017c Wiring Harness

Written by: Skip from Virginia Beach VA on May 13, 2015

2002 Porsche Boxster
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Enabled my Kicker speakers to be installed with ease. The connectors matched perfectly with the Porsche Boxster stock equipment.

Pros: Perfect match, no need for splicing connectors. Excellent sound fidelity.

Cons: None

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: SteveL from Ohio on April 26, 2015

2004 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These made for a quick and easy speaker install in my 2004 Saturn Vue.

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Sweet

Written by: Anonymous from Denver CO on April 19, 2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Love being able to "click" together wires, makes life so much easier

Pros: Fast and easy to install

Cons: None really

Excellent for Porsche

Written by: Anonymous from Texas on March 18, 2015

1999 Porsche 911 Carrera
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This adapter set made the installation of the Alpine SPS-410 speakers into the dash of my 1999 Porsche 911 even easier. Definitely worth the price.

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These harnesses make installation a snap

Written by: csonnenb from Saint Louis, MO on February 22, 2015

2005 Chevrolet Equinox
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These harnesses make installation a snap. Very nice!

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speaker wiring harness

Written by: shonp15 from Detroit mi on February 1, 2015

2004 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Made installing my Kenwood speakers on my saturn vue a snap

Pros: Easy to use

Cons:

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Jeff from Battle Ground WA on January 17, 2015

2003 Saturn L200
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit perfect although the speaker connectors were a tight fit although probably a good thing because there not likely to pop off. just be careful when putting them on so that you don't break the speaker terminal off.

Pros: Perfect fit

Cons: None

Perfect Fit

Written by: Toycatfish from Florida on December 28, 2014

2004 Saturn L300
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect fit in my daughters 2004 Saturn l300. No to cut and splice wires.

Pros: Snug fit on my kenwood speakers. Perfect fit to factory harness. No need to cut any wires

Cons: none

Makes the install so quick and easy

Written by: Buckley C from Washington on December 21, 2014

1995 Jaguar XJ6
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This is probably the quickest way to simplify the installation for any install. I have bought these for all my applications and really takes the pain out of the installation. With these I always get the polarity right on the install. The design on the Jaguar stock connectors gave me a little trouble on a rear speaker. not the connectors fault but the stock plugs design. I always buy these and have them pre connected before I take the speakers out to do the install.

Pros: Simple, fast and guarantees I get the polarity correct.

Cons: They are cheap but more expensive than cutting and splicing the enclosed wires to the stock harness.

Perfect

Written by: KT from LA on October 12, 2014

2001 Volkswagen Eurovan
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Makes connecting the speakers a breeze.

Pros: fits perfectly installs in seconds

Cons: none

Great Harness! Just the trick

Written by: Anonymous from Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 5, 2014

1998 Volkswagen Jetta III
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Inexpensive and did the job well

Pros: Cheap and simple

Cons: None

wiring harness

Written by: Chris B. from Davenport, IA on September 7, 2014

2001 Saturn L200
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Wiring harness made the speaker install very easy.

Pros: simple and easy to use

Cons:

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harness

Written by: Cotter from Springfield, Va on August 13, 2014

2002 Porsche Boxster
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect fit for boxster dash speakers.

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Audi/VW/Porsche speaker wiring harness

Written by: eturk from California on August 8, 2014

2008 Honda Element EX
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This is the correct speaker adapter for 2001 Porsche Carrera 996, Boxter, etc. Look all over the Internet and Crutchfields the only place I could find. Hopefully they'll update the description to include the cars this fits. Really helpful on front dash speakers as it's difficult to cut the stock harness, attach connectors, then have enough length to actually attach the speaker. Get these, they're worth it!

Pros: worked perfectly! Plug into existing harness in seconds.

Cons: none

Perfect fit on my Saturn L300

Written by: Evans Death from Sarasota, FL on June 8, 2014

2004 Saturn L300
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These worked perfectly for me and made the job a success.

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: None

Perfect for Porsche 996 Speaker Replacement

Written by: ScottG from Portland, OR on June 3, 2014

2000 Porsche 911 Carrera
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I used these speaker wiring harnesses to connect to the dash and rear side panels of my Porsche 996 without having to splice into the existing factory wiring bundle. The plug end was a perfect match for the Porsche plug and the spades fit tightly to the new replacement JL Audio speakers. Plug and Play!

Pros: Affordable Perfect Fit

Cons: None

Wiring harness saves time.

Written by: Anonymous from Chicago,Il on May 5, 2014

2008 Chevrolet Equinox
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Soldering was the way to go,but this is much better

Pros: Timesaver

Cons: None

VW adapter for speaker hook up

Written by: BKL from B'ham, WA on April 8, 2014

1993 Volkswagen Eurovan
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

this minor item sure made it clean & easy to install new door mount speakers

Pros: very quick & easy to use

Cons: none

Speaker wiring harnesses

Written by: Aret from Point Roberts, WA on March 29, 2014

1996 Porsche 911 Carrera
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great product made installing speakers super easy and fast.

Pros: No cutting of wires, Looks pro Fast and clean

Cons: None

Great item!

Written by: Anonymous from Campbell on March 7, 2014

2000 Volvo S40
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect for someone who is not a "hands on type" of person. Took me 25 minutes to change out all four speakers with these guys. Great product!

Pros: Easy, cheap, awesome!

Cons: Why can't everything in this world be this easy!?!?

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Hockw from Cincinnati, Ohio on February 9, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Made install simple

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Cons: None

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Anonymous from Concord, NC on October 18, 2013

2002 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Crutchfield makes every install I have done so easy because of the help and service that they offer. I will never have any reservations to order from them in the future.

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worked excellent

Written by: Anonymous from nj on October 9, 2013

2005 Chevrolet Equinox
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent fit.

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Plug and Play

Written by: RichK from Charlotte, NC on June 27, 2013

1997 Volkswagen Jetta III
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These harnesses are on of the primary reasons I buy from Crutchfield. They make the installation about as easy as possible.

Pros: Plug and play simplicity.

Cons: None

Great product

Written by: Shockr94 from San Antonio tx on June 19, 2013

2002 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy plug and play

Pros:

Cons: None

Makes factory connections simple

Written by: cdunk4 from Lititz ,PA on June 5, 2013

2008 Chevrolet Equinox
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These connectors made it very simple to hook into the factory wiring without any splicing.

Pros: Quick and easy connections

Cons: none

Perfect hookup to Porsche 996 speaker connections

Written by: SteveL from Katy, Texas on May 14, 2013

1999 Porsche 911 Carrera
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent quality and perfect fit to connect Porsche 996 speaker connectors to new Alpine SPS-410 speakers.

Pros: Quality and fit and easy installation.

Cons: No complaints.

Thanks Crutchfield !!

Written by: D.Stone from Ventura, CA on April 29, 2013

1993 Volkswagen Eurovan
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These wire harness adapters simplified the door speaker installation in my VW .

Pros: Included with speaker purchase, simple installation.

Cons: none

Perfect Fit

Written by: NickS from East Central Mn on January 5, 2013

2003 Saturn L300
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect fit for 2003 Saturn L-300. fits all 4 door speakers.

Pros: Fast installation

Cons: Inexpensive connectors may make good connection without manually crimping them.

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Adapter Wire Harness defect from Bellbrook, OH on November 19, 2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

One of the four harnesses was defective in that it was missing one electrical terminal, so I had to cut and manually solder this harness to the speaker. This was not beyond my skill; however, the main reason I chose Crutchfield was so that I would have an easy installation job.

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Cons: The particular item I recieved had a manufacturing defect.

Instant Fit

Written by: Mike from Naples FL on October 27, 2012

2001 Volkswagen Cabrio
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This made the install of the speakers a snap. Fit perfect and matched up perfect to the VW Cabrio 2001 harness.

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Good fit

Written by: Wild Bill from Spring Lake, NC on January 18, 2012

1996 Porsche 911 Carrera
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This kit made installation easy.

Pros: Simple to use.

Cons: No cons.

Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Saulius U from Lakewood, NJ on November 20, 2010

1999 Volkswagen Eurovan
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Nice in connection !..

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Easy installation 1996 Jaguar XJ6

Written by: bryanb from Charleston, SC on October 11, 2010

1996 Jaguar XJ6
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Wow, installation could not have been easier - saved me HOURS in wiring. Great product.

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Saturn LS2

Written by: Aaron from Abq, NM on March 21, 2010

2000 Saturn LS2
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I put these on and they work well. Super easy and the price was right.

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great for saturn too!

Written by: Chad from pittsburgh, PA on October 22, 2009

2004 Saturn L300
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I got these free for speaker connection in my 04 saturn L300. Worked like a charm. Easy peezyy, lemon squeezy.

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Super connector!!

Written by: Michael from San Marcos on May 20, 2009

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I recently installed some Alpine speakers in my Boxster and the connectors which were included worked perfectly! My thanks to Crutchfield!!!!

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perfect

Written by: Sean from Lynn, MA on April 14, 2009

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Sent for my Saturn 01 L300 and fit nice and tight on the speakers and plugged right into the old socket, perfect, a breeze.

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Not for your Saturn Vue

Written by: Edward from Boston, MA on April 12, 2008

2004 Saturn VUE
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This harness was provided for free to install replacement speakers in my 2004 Saturn View. Don't use it. While the connector snaps together, the wires inside made poor contact, causing the sound to cut in and out as the I drove my car around. I had to disassemble my door 3 times before I figured out the problem. Soldering the wires together was a much more reliable solution in the end. Thanks for the free harness, but no thanks if you have a Saturn Vue.

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Metra 71-017C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Written by: Joe from Illinois on November 21, 2007

Doesn't get any easier than this. Plug one end to the factory connector and the other end to your speaker. Good connection, easy to use.

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Features

Crutchfield Speaker Harness: Crutchfield speaker harnesses prevent you from having to cut your vehicle's factory speaker plugs when replacing your factory speakers with aftermarket car speakers. The Crutchfield speaker harness features two female quick-slide connectors on one end to attach directly to your new aftermarket car speakers & a proprietary Molex connector on the other end that connects to your vehicle's factory speaker plug.

Quick-Slide Connectors: The Crutchfield speaker harness is equipped with a large (positive) & small (negative) female quick-slide terminal. These quick-slide terminals fit directly onto most aftermarket car stereo speaker terminals (slight crimping may be required). In rare cases that the quick-slide terminals do not fit your car speaker terminals, you will need to solder the Crutchfield speaker harness to your aftermarket speaker's terminals or replace the quick-slide connectors on the Crutchfield speaker harness with the correct size terminal.

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

Quick-Slide Terminal Measurements: The positive female quick-slide terminal measures 0.205" (inner width), while the negative female quick-slide terminal measures 0.115" (inner width).

Wire Code Chart: Two identical Crutchfield speaker harnesses are included.

Wire Color Function
White Positive
Black Negative

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

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Why did you buy this?

Great value [ LuChin  May 13, 2016 ]
It makes for a very easy install. [ ALEX  Apr 01, 2016 ]
Proper fitment for my vehicle [ Mark  Mar 22, 2016 ]
I didn't choose this, it came free with the speakers. [ Anthony  Mar 17, 2016 ]
These units click into the pre-existing wiring allowing for proper positive and negative connections. The snap release aspect facilitates removal of the speakers for any reason in the future. [ Andrew J.  Mar 09, 2016 ]
Included. [ Charlie  Feb 22, 2016 ]
Sam helped me Sam's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=96 [ Anthony  Feb 20, 2016 ]
Not having to remove the factory connector is going to be a big time saver. [ Martin  Feb 06, 2016 ]
Because I know your product will fit correctly on my vehicle [ FRED  Jan 18, 2016 ]
Vehicle-specific wiring harness so I don't have to hack my vehicle's wiring. [ Matt  Dec 14, 2015 ]
Porsche has proprietary connectors for many of their speakers. This is a great deal. Price without buying speakers is $19.98 for two. Next cheapest price anywhere (not for these) is $34.00. This just makes life easier, no solder removal and rework for the connection. For this purchase, I can rationalize that I only spent $39.99 on the speakers. [ Jamie  Dec 04, 2015 ]
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