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Metra 70-1763 Receiver Wiring Harness

Connect a new car stereo in select 1984-96 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles

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This vehicle-specific wiring harness makes connections between your new car stereo and your car's electrical system.

Metra 70-1763 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 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.


Note: Your vehicle's wiring harness may not include a ground connection. If not, you'll need to make a ground connection between your new receiver and your car's metal chassis.

  • 12V constant power
  • 12V switched power
  • chassis ground — use only on 1984-86 models
  • power antenna turn-on
  • amp remote turn-on — for rear channel amplifier, used on 1988-1995 models
  • illumination
  • 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.

Works perfectly, although I would have liked the wire tips to be pre-scored so I would not have needed to strip them

Anonymous, Bristol, VT

What's in the Box:

  • Receiver wiring adapter harness (power/front speakers)
  • Receiver wiring adapter harness (rear speakers)

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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 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
Orange Illumination
Orange/White Dimmer
Blue Power Antenna
White Left Front Speaker +
White/Black Left Front Speaker -
Gray Right Front Speaker +
Gray/Black Right Front Speaker -

Note: This harness does not include a ground wire.

Rear Speaker Harness

Wire Color Function
Blue/White Amp Remote (Rear Speakers)
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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Why did you buy this?

I bought the stereo and harness for a 25 year old car. Thanks. [ Robert  Jun 20, 2017 ]
Ease of installation. [ David  May 15, 2017 ]
not applicable [ George  Feb 19, 2017 ]
We didn't want to cut the factory stereo adapter off to bare wires. I searched for weeks, but the local stores didn't carry what we needed to install an after market stereo. I found this product and it seems to be exactly what we need in our vehicle, so we ordered it. Happy Shopping Everyone! [ Laura  Jan 07, 2017 ]
To make the actual installation faster. Preparing for the installation before removing parts of the interior means when the actual disassembly/reassembly is started, the actual installation will be plug and play. [ W  Jan 01, 2017 ]
Recommended by Crutchfield, and they have yet to be wrong about anything they have suggested. [ DONNIE  Oct 23, 2016 ]
plug and play easy install [ TERENCE  Sep 07, 2016 ]
To make installation much easier, [ D  Jul 22, 2016 ]
This was the only product listed to fit may 1994 Infiniti Q45 with the Bose system. [ Thomas  May 22, 2016 ]
Customer Support, Great Website, Ease of Use/Ordering/Selecting Products [ Teresa  Apr 29, 2016 ]
Makes receiver installation easier. [ Francisco  Apr 08, 2016 ]
Good product reputation and great price. I've had good experience with Crutchfield before and have no worries dealing with them again [ MICHAEL J  Apr 06, 2016 ]

2 questions already asked

You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you. [ Krissy  Nov 03, 2015 ]  Staff
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy  Nov 01, 2015 ]  Staff

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