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Metra 71-016C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

For select 1991-09 General Motors-built vehicles

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

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

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.

Excellent speakers I've recommended them to my fellow Veterans

Anonymous, Bath NY

What's in the Box:

  • 2 Speaker harnesses
  • Instructions

Metra 71-016C Speaker Wiring Harnesses Reviews

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(4 Reviews)

Metra 71-016C Speaker Wiring Harnesses

Anonymous from Bath NY on 3/28/2014

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Excellent speakers I've recommended them to my fellow Veterans



A Must Have

Gene from Sanger, TX on 8/14/2013

2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Makes installs a breeze.

Pros: Makes for an easy install.


Speaker wiring

Jeff S. from Zion, IL on 6/6/2012

1996 Oldsmobile Achieva
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fits the factory connector like a glove.....

Pros: Easy installation

Cons: takes 2 seconds to install

Very NIce

bmoc_cb from Marshfield, WI on 5/23/2012

1998 Buick LeSabre
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This connector made it super easy to install. Plug into speaker, plug into car adaptor, done.

Pros: Ease of use

Cons: none


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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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