Aftermarket radio

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by mbjj, Oct 12, 2003.

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    mbjj Guest

    I recently put in an aftermarket radio/cd/mp3 player in my '98 Impreza. I
    had to tap into a "hot" non switched wire for the memory presets. I found
    one in and around the headlight wiring under the dash. When I tapped into
    one of them and ran it to the radio I found out that my parking lights were
    on all the time. [even when off] So I disconnected it and picked another.
    My question is [because I wasn't paying attention when I started]: Does
    Subaru automatically have the running lights switch on with ignition? I get
    the dash and all of the running lights every time I fire it up now. Is this
    normal or do I need to find another hot wire?

    Thanks
     
    mbjj, Oct 12, 2003
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    Tony Hwang Guest

    Hi,
    Original radio had cocnstant 12V wire too in the harness. You don't have
    to tap it off else where. Usually color is yellow.
    Tony
     
    Tony Hwang, Oct 12, 2003
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