|Yellow||Power||12V Constant Power to Keep Memory Alive (Independent of Key Position)|
|Blue||Power / Antenna||Antenna Power|
|Blue / White Stripe||Power / Amplifier||Amplifier Turn ON|
What color is the remote wire on a factory radio?
The blue/white stripe remote turn on wire has a number of other names such as accessory wire, system remote control wire, etc… Some of the confusion about this wire may come from the different wiring methods between a factory and an aftermarket head unit.
What color is power wire for radio?
The 12V battery wire is yellow, the accessory wire is red, and the dimmer/illumination wire is orange with a white stripe. The right-front speaker wires are gray, left-front speakers are white, right-rear speakers are purple, and left-rear speakers are green.
Are radio wires color coded?
Manufacturers have made connecting a car stereo to an wiring harness relatively easy with color coded wires. In the table below, we show what those wires do and what the colors mean.