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10-06-2004, 01:30 AM
looking to do the install myself
has anyone evr documented their install on a 96-98 ga
some of the wires i know where to find, some i cant find
any help would be appreciated
10-06-2004, 09:09 AM
you can find the wire coloring diagrams on a few websites
some may vary in which colors are the actual ones, but to tell you the truth sometimes u won't know until you try.
here are some sites
for the 99+ model year i found that all of these websites had some wire colors that were not correct...such as wire for acc or ignition 2, also had the same problem with my buddies civic...his heater wire was only listed correctly on the one website, all the other websites that we looked at and tried the wires didn't work.
So maybe wait for someone who actually insalled it in that year grand am and see what they say
10-07-2004, 09:47 AM
Have you actually purcahsed the alarm/r.s. unit yet? If not, I would suggest going to the alarm/r.s. manufacturer's website and downloading the install guide. This will allow you to size up what all will need to be done, and also help determine if the unit will work with your car.
You'll also want to get the color codes / diagrams for your car... links above will work. Don't depend on one diagram... get at least 2 and compare. (the tach wire was wrong on my first diagram)
I did alarm/r.s./keyless on my 95. If you wanna see what you're getting into...
Does your car have passlock? If it doesn't it should be similar to my install... but if it does that will complicate things a bit.
10-07-2004, 05:51 PM
97 Grand am
Constant 12 volts RED & RED IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS
Ignition 12 volts PINK IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS
Starter YELLOW IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS
Dome Light L GRN/BLK & L BLUE (-) AT CONVENIENCE CENTER MODULE *
Trunk Pin Switch ORANGE/BLACK (-) AT LIGHT IN TRUNK
Parking Lamp BROWN (+) AT LIGHT SWITCH OR DRIVER KICK PANEL
Power Lock L BLUE EITHER KICK
Power Unlock WHITE PANEL
* Convenience Center Module Located Behind Driver Dash To Left Of Steering Column. L GREEN/BLACK (-) Covers Driver Door, L BLUE (-) Covers All Other Doors. Diode Isolation Needed, Cathode (Band) Side Of Diode Faces OEM Wires. Positive Pulse Door Lock
Window Up D\ D BLUE P\ L BLUE D\ D GREEN P\ L GREEN @ MAIN SWITCH
Window Down F/ BROWN F/ TAN R/ PURPLE R/ PURPLE
Ign Key Warn L GREEN (-) STEERING COLUMN HARNESS
Trunk Release BLACK (+) AT OEM KEYLESS MODULE IN TRUNK *
OEM Horn BLACK (-) STEERING COLUMN HARNESS
Headlights YELLOW (+) AT HEADLIGHT SWITCH
OEM Alarm Arm N/A NO OEM ALARM PRESENT
OEM Alarm Disarm N/A IN SCHEMATICS
Reversal Rest At Ground Power Window Circuit Diagram. * BLACK (+) Wire For Trunk Release Is With OEM Keyless Only. Without OEM Keyless Trunk Release Is Cable Operated. Positive Pulse Trunk Release
Tach Signal WHITE AT POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE *
Ignition #2 ORANGE IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS (HEAT/AC)
Ignition #3 WHITE IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS **
Accessory BROWN IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS
Neutral Safety ORANGE/BLACK (-) AT CONVENIENCE CENTER MODULE ***
Brake Light L BLUE (+) AT SWITCH ABOVE BRAKE PEDAL
Reverse Light L GREEN (+) PASSENGER KICK PANEL
Rear Window Defrost L BLUE (+) AT REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER SWITCH ****
* 3.1L Engine Tach Wire Is WHITE Or PURPLE/WHITE At Powertrain Control Module. Powertrain Control Module On Both Engines Located Behind Pass. Dash ** WHITE Wire Powers Instrument Cluster And Transmission Control Module. *** Convenience Center Module Located Behind Dr, Dash To Left Of Steer. Col. **** L BLUE (+) Wire Also Located At Convenience Center Module. G.M. Passlock
Ignition 12 volts PINK
Ignition #2 ORANGE
Ignition #3 WHITE
10-07-2004, 08:12 PM
WOW,that will work
can i email you if i have any other questions?
thanks everyone else, those websites also gave me some useful info
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