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mopar01bk 06-02-2011 11:49 PM

Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ - HELP NEEDED
 
Im installing a RES radio in my Jeep WJ my question is making the steering wheel controls work with the radio is it in the wire harness it self or do i have to connect it to the wiring harness , and if anyone has a good description for the wire harness for the RES radio

heehawbus 06-03-2011 03:15 AM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
its controlled through the PCI bus, single wire connector

mopar01bk 06-04-2011 12:18 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
on my wj the wire is separate do i need to buy a pac controller to make it work

heehawbus 06-04-2011 05:12 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
shouldnt need to, should just plug right in.. are you sure its an RES? i looked on wjjeeps and couldnt find that model number

mopar01bk 06-04-2011 07:36 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
It's an res for an 08 jeep grandcherokee I custom to fit it in my wj just having a problem with hooking up my steering wheel controls

heehawbus 06-05-2011 02:58 AM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
oooh, ok, ya then you might have to get the pac controller to do that or just forget them completly, the res runs off of a high speed CAN-Bus controller and the radio controls on the wheel are low speed PCI-bus controlled, might be a tricky upgrade

mopar01bk 06-05-2011 04:51 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
does anyone know the color of the 12 volt accessory wire color on a 07-up harness

heehawbus 06-05-2011 05:21 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
should be red/orange
http://wkjeeps.com/wk_audio_pinouts.htm

mopar01bk 06-05-2011 05:47 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
wiring harness need help, i connect the wiring harness in vehicle and connect the ground with the car off no key in ignition my amp and radio turn on and off
im using a metra 70-1817 for the stock wj harness and a
metra 71-6522 for the 08 res radio i will try to post a pick of the harness

mopar01bk 06-05-2011 05:59 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
1 Attachment(s)
Attachment 7584

mopar01bk 06-05-2011 06:03 PM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
the can bus (+) is pink , can bus (-) is blue with pink stripe
12 volt constant is yellow , 12 volt accessory is red

TJXJWJ 06-06-2011 09:26 AM

Re: Question on Installing a RES radio in a WJ
 
Are we going to get to see any pics of that RES mounted up in your WJ?


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