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Old 07-27-2011, 12:43 PM
Hellzboy Hellzboy is offline
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Default Re: Can't find the remote wire in my 98 ford ranger?? :(

Well I got a high low adapter to settle that, it is the factory EVERYTHING unfortunately.. So I have everything hooked up except for the remote wire basically.. How would I go about finding a key hot wire ?
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:22 PM
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Default Re: Can't find the remote wire in my 98 ford ranger?? :(

Well, if it were me I would run a wire into the fuse box. To find a key hot, you will need a multi meter. Test the fuse you think is a key hot. (refer to owners manual for fuse location and description) It should only be hot when the key is in the "ON" postion. turn key "OFF" to verify key hot.
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Old 07-30-2011, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: Can't find the remote wire in my 98 ford ranger?? :(

You need to hook up your remote wire to the 12v switched wire in the factory harness. It should only have 12 volts when the key is on. The color of the wire is Yellow with a black stripe. Your line out converter should go to the rear speaker wires which are RR pos: Orange/red neg: brown/pink. LR pos: gray/blue neg: tan/yellow. Hope this helps. Be sure and double check the yellow/black wire (12v switched) with a meter or test light too.
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