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PONTIAC SLP
08-16-2010, 08:55 PM
Hi guys , I hope i can find a solution for my problem , I have 2001 WS6 when i want to run the cd changer that in the rear it won't starts , I throught it was a radio problem , I replaced it with another radio and still the same , I pictured two pictures when i removed the radio and wires are shown , please guys help me on that

http://www.ls1tech.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=248446&stc=1&d=1282002796

http://www.ls1tech.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=248447&stc=1&d=1282002796
thanks in advance


eseibel67
08-16-2010, 09:05 PM
What the hell? Those wires are hanging like that without insulation?

I also have an 01 WS6 with a changer. Here is the wiring diagram between the radio and the changer:

PONTIAC SLP
08-16-2010, 09:14 PM
What the hell? Those wires are hanging like that without insulation?

I also have an 01 WS6 with a changer. Here is the wiring diagram between the radio and the changer:


when i bought the car it was like that but i fixed those wires , I appreciate your help but i didn't understand anything from that diagram :cry: , what do u think this problem is ? , can u please help me on that


PONTIAC SLP
08-21-2010, 04:43 PM
hey guys ? no one knows how to fix this issue ? , I think its a wiring isses ? , or bad wires went through ?

BandDirector Blk98ZM6
08-21-2010, 06:03 PM
The radio is working fine like that? The reason I ask is that it doesn't seem to be the changer harness that's hacked...the changer haness is the one on the middle. Is it a CD radio or a tape radio? Only the CD radios from '00-'02 could control the changer, so what's the manufacture date on the radio if it's CD? ALL '97-'02 tape decks can control the changer.

PONTIAC SLP
08-22-2010, 07:29 AM
The radio is working fine like that? The reason I ask is that it doesn't seem to be the changer harness that's hacked...the changer haness is the one on the middle. Is it a CD radio or a tape radio? Only the CD radios from '00-'02 could control the changer, so what's the manufacture date on the radio if it's CD? ALL '97-'02 tape decks can control the changer.

my car is 2001 and i'm sure the CD radio is above 2000 , I did everything and still the same , I replaced my cd changer with my friend's cd changer and won't work exactly same problem , when we plugged the cd changer harness into my cd changer and my friend cd changer and that was in my friends car and both works !! , also we replaced radios and always they works in his car and won't works in my car ?

BandDirector Blk98ZM6
08-22-2010, 12:09 PM
So you took your radio and put it in your friends car and it would control his changer? If that's the case, then you probably do have a wiring issue...but without being there to see it first hand, it would be kinda hard to diagnose....

PONTIAC SLP
08-22-2010, 12:13 PM
yeah thats correct , i'm so confused also didn't find any threads about this problem , I'm sure its a wiring issue because i installed my radio and cd changer in my friends car and both of them works great

WhiteBird00
08-22-2010, 04:21 PM
This calls for old fashioned diagnostic work. Get a multimeter and start checking for continuity in the wires of the changer harness between the changer and the head unit. Check for power and ground as well because those two connections are at the changer but don't go to the head unit. The pinout for the changer connector is in the Monsoon FAQ sticky.

PONTIAC SLP
08-22-2010, 04:58 PM
This calls for old fashioned diagnostic work. Get a multimeter and start checking for continuity in the wires of the changer harness between the changer and the head unit. Check for power and ground as well because those two connections are at the changer but don't go to the head unit. The pinout for the changer connector is in the Monsoon FAQ sticky.

I checked the thread but after start checking i would to know where is the GRAY and TAN wires located ? i mean how can i see them ?

http://www.fl1v.org/ls1/radioconnectorc1.gif
C1 - Black 10-pin connector
1 - GRAY - left front speaker negative
2 - TAN - left front speaker positive
3 - DARK GREEN - right front speaker negative
4 - LIGHT GREEN - right front speaker positive
5 - BLACK - ground
6 - BROWN - parking light input (lets the radio know when headlights are on so it will dim the display)
7 - GRAY - dash light dimmer input (controls brightness of radio control illumination)
8 - PINK - (Firebird) power antenna output
9 - YELLOW - ignition controlled power
10 - ORANGE - battery power (for radio memory)


thanks.

WhiteBird00
08-22-2010, 08:36 PM
That's the wrong connector. You want the 9-pin connector for the CD changer as shown below the one you posted.

BandDirector Blk98ZM6
08-22-2010, 09:16 PM
...or if you think it is the changer harness, you can always order a new haress...

http://www.radiosandmore.com/rm/prod_detail.asp?pn=12344015