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Unread 05-07-2013, 04:48 AM   #1
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Wj Radio Wiring ?

I have just removed the premium radio from my 2004 overland model,on the back of the unit is a spade connector on the back casing with nothing attached to it ?
Does this need to be connected to anything like earth for example ???.
Look forward to a reply and thanks in anticipation...

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Unread 05-07-2013, 05:35 AM   #2
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If it worked before you noticed this then I really wouldn't worry about it

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Unread 05-07-2013, 10:59 AM   #3
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Yeah, that thing does NOTHING for an aftermarket radio.
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Unread 05-07-2013, 11:10 AM   #4
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It grounds out the chassis of the factory radio to reduce noise. Most if not all aftermarket units dont need this extra ground.

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