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Old 04-13-2003, 10:41 AM   #1
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I need to know what all of the wires are for the power antennae that go to the relay. On one side of it there is orange, pink, and black. I'm guessing black is the ground, orange the constant, and the pink the remote turn on?

For the other connector, there is green, white, and grey. Grey is probably the ground? So, what does the green and white do?

I was wanting to use this relay for something else.
This is from a 1992 Bonneville SE.
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take the whole connector out, mine had a black one and a grey one, and then experiment with those, I would avoid cutting the wires. The reley is the black box that they are plugged in to i think...
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I already cut all the wires and stuff because the new power antennae he had did not have the relay like the stock one so I just took it out for my own use. That was why I was trying to figure out what the wires were because I wanted to use it for something.
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Pink - From the radio, radio "on" signal
Orange - Hot at all times (12V+)
Black - Ground
White - To Antenna - "Down" signal, 12V+ when radio off
Grey - To Antenna - "Up" signal, Ground when radio on
Green - To Antenna - Variable, Ground when radio off, 12V+ when radio on
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hmm. I wonder how much this relay can handle power wise. Now that I know what the wires are for I could easily hook it up to turn on some accessories when I need them.
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A blacklite or something would be cool...
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I wanted to use this relay to turn on my Fog lights with the parking lights. My car didn't have fog lights stock and I have a remote to turn them on now.. I'd rather they just turn on with the headlights. Think that relay could handle that much power or not? Each light is a 55 W halogen bulb.
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the fogs would turn on with your radio...Wouldnt it be easier to splice them into the headlight wires after the control box and then up the fuse?
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the fogs would turn on with your radio...Wouldnt it be easier to splice them into the headlight wires after the control box and then up the fuse?
ah, the relay isn't in the car. It is from an old non-working power antennae that I removed. I was going to hook the remote wire from the relay to the headlight switch, and then the green wire to the fog lights, and obviously the oragne to battery + and the black to battery -.

I don't know if the headlight switch could handle the additional power or not so that is why I was going to try the relay. This is for my LeSabre.
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I would buy a new fog lamps relay at Autozone. Probably cost you about $7. Don't know what kind of amperage the power antenna relay can handle.
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