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Metra 70-5517 Receiver Wiring Harness
Connect a new car stereo in select 1998-03 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, and Nissan vehicles
Item # 120705517 | MFR # 70-5517
$14.99 Earn up to 15 Rewards points
Metra 70-5517 Receiver Wiring Harness
Installation Note: This harness uses your factory amplifier; your new stereo must have one pair of preamp outputs to connect this 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 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. 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 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:
|Red||+12 Volt Accessory|
|Yellow||+12 Volt Constant|
|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 Amplifier Harness
|White RCA||Subwoofer Input
(plugs into receiver's subwoofer preamp output)
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?
Discounted price [ GERARDO Jun 11, 2017 ]
Snip snap done [ mitch May 24, 2017 ]
ease of installation [ SHARON Mar 17, 2017 ]
Perfect match for my truck [ Stephen Mar 12, 2017 ]
Needed for car [ James Mar 10, 2017 ]
Makes connecting the unit quick and easy. [ Jonathan Mar 08, 2017 ]
Needed for installation [ William Feb 08, 2017 ]
To connect the car stereo to the factory wiring harness. [ Steven Feb 08, 2017 ]
Required for installation [ Scott Dec 07, 2016 ]
Came with install kit [ Paul Dec 03, 2016 ]
great service great prices [ Francisco Nov 27, 2016 ]
Came with the offered kit. Can't find the sub adapter locally. [ Jacob Nov 08, 2016 ]
Needed [ eric Oct 30, 2016 ]
Recommended [ Mark A Oct 24, 2016 ]
Recommendation from Larry on chat [ Hugh Sep 28, 2016 ]
Idk. [ Dennis Sep 13, 2016 ]
It was needed for after market install [ DIONTE Sep 09, 2016 ]
Crutchfield recommended item and really made it easy to connect our aftermarket receiver to the stock wiring. : ) [ Carolyn Sep 05, 2016 ]
recommended by crutchfield [ Edward Aug 29, 2016 ]
Have had great experience with crutchfield [ Mario Jul 26, 2016 ]
This connector is necessary to install the new radio. [ Ken Jul 18, 2016 ]
i wanted it [ Tena Jul 03, 2016 ]
Car kit [ ALAN Jun 01, 2016 ]
Supposed to custom fit factory connectors. [ Thomas Apr 18, 2016 ]
Easy website navigation and comprehensive explanation of product. [ Jude Apr 16, 2016 ]
Why play with the wiring and take a chance at damaging something? I use the harness to make installation easier. [ Raymond Apr 09, 2016 ]
Needed for install [ Don Apr 01, 2016 ]
Clean install [ Paul Mar 21, 2016 ]
required for ease of operation [ M Mar 04, 2016 ]
Cost and fit [ carl Feb 26, 2016 ]
I bought a radio from you several years ago, but I didn't know then my car had a subwoofer. I had to get some touch-up paint and while I was researching that, I found I had installed the wrong wiring harness. I am hoping to improve the bass now. [ Allen Feb 19, 2016 ]
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For additional 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. [ Kenny Dec 31, 2016 ] Staff