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Old 07-31-2009, 05:32 PM   #1
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i have a 89 bonneville and i cant find a place to run the power wire through the firewall and back through to the trunk any help ideas?
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Can you get threw where the stearing collom goes threw? In back you should be able to get threw under the seats.
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I had a 90 LeSabre and thats the only place I could find. I punched a hole through the steering column boot.
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if all else fails, find an area where there is no wires, drill a hole with a step bit, *****use a gromet**** and run it through that way. If your back seat doesnt fold down, use something like a stretched out wire hanger and feed it through the bottom corner between the seat and door. connect it to the end of the power cable with electric tape and spray a little windex on the cable and pull the wire hanger/cable through from the trunk. Installers use that method everyday. Hope this helps
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i found a hole now i cant get my stupid aftermarket radio to work it gets power but nothing from the speakers? i have a wiring diagram of my car thats color coded and i still cant get any static or anything.
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Did you add an aftermarket radio to a factory bose or monsoon system? Or were you running that wire to an amp for your speakers? If you have a factory amplified system, you need to give the factory amp a remote turn on power just like an aftermarket amp.
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Its just the base model LE i cant get any noise from the radio at all. im getting power to the headunit(alpine) but no sound??? so i dont think i would have an amp its not the bose or monsoon stereo just the plain 4 speaker system
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did the previous radio get sound to the speakers?
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plug the old radio back in, see if you get sound, then work from there
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