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I bought a JVC KD-X33MBS digital receiver fairing in my

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I bought a JVC KD-X33MBS digital receiver for the fairing in my motorcycle. My harness has black and red. do I connect red to yellow and black to red on the receiver or red to red and black to yellow?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.

Hi Dean and welcome to JustAnswer,

Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...

Initially, the functions of the bike's colored wires would be dependent on the make and model as each manufacturer uses different color coding.

Still and for the JVC KD-X33MBS, the wiring (if have not been done) would be:

  • • yellow wire to an always available +12V source such as the battery's + terminal;
  • • red wire to a switched +12V source such as the ACC (accessory) terminal of the ignition switch;
  • or red and yellow wires tied together to a +12V source;
  • • the black wire connects to the bike's harness ground line and likewise to frame ground.
Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.

Which bike please?

Expert:  Louie replied 4 months ago.

Hi again Dean,

Would appreciate an update when able.

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