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Old 11-20-2011, 05:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation 2003 Impala Aftermarket radio install help

I tried to install a radio in my Impala not to long after i got it. As soon as we gave it power the headset would turn on and everything would be good but as soon as we tried to play something no sound would come out. Is there an easy solution that wont cost me $150 for a module?

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Old 11-20-2011, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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u hook up a blue rem wire?

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Old 11-20-2011, 06:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I followed everything in the headset instructions, so I believe so. Does it have something to do with the stock amp in the back? If so how do i bypass it?

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Old 11-20-2011, 07:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i'd double check the wiring, might have something switched around like positive and negetive, maybe speaker wire not hooked up and check connection with amp

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Alright. Thank you. I will reply again if it does not work.

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i'd double check the wiring, might have something switched around like positive and negetive, maybe speaker wire not hooked up and check connection with amp
Everything was hooked up correctly we went through the instructions multiple times. The headset would power up just no music would play out of the speakers.

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did you splice the wires or buy a wire harness

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we bought a wire harness.

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The white wire in the Factory harness needs to be spliced into, and hooked up to the blue wire with a white stripe in the deck for the stock amp to turn on (Thats the remote wire that signals the amp with the ignition). with out the interface harness you loose doorchimes, oil light and all the computer stuff thats ran through your stock head unit.

Truth is easiest way to do it is buy the harness I got mine for 99.99 at best buy.

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I used the Scosche GM06B harness to relocate the factory radio in the trunk. It gives you a wiring harness at the dashboard to wire your new head unit into, along with an accessory turn on wire.

http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...M06B-GM06.html

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Yeah totally should work. Still way easier to get the interface harness.

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Hi im in middle of replacing my radio. I dont mean to hijack the thread just thought it was appropriate. Is this the easiest harness as far as installation goes for an 03?

Amazon.com: Axxess LC-GMRC-01 03-'07 Gm Vehicles Class Ii Data Bus Interface: Automotive Amazon.com: Axxess LC-GMRC-01 03-'07 Gm Vehicles Class Ii Data Bus Interface: Automotive

and then i was going to buy the antenna adapter

GM GM10 Radio Antenna Adapter

and then the dash kit from best buy
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HELP...I have a 03 Impala and I went to install a new scosche radio. I cut off my wiring harnesss from my stock radio how do I do it...PLEASE HELP

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HELP...I have a 03 Impala and I went to install a new scosche radio. I cut off my wiring harnesss from my stock radio how do I do it...PLEASE HELP
wait wait wait, did you just say you cut off the factory harness?

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HELP...I have a 03 Impala and I went to install a new scosche radio. I cut off my wiring harnesss from my stock radio how do I do it...PLEASE HELP
Yeah not a good idea. Need to use a harness adapter. Also I would stay away from scosche anything. FYI scosche only makes one radio which, I doubt you have

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