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I'm trying to hook up a Clarion db336mp into my 2003 Dodge

Customer Question

Hi I'm trying to hook up a Clarion db336mp into my 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 quad cab that has an Infinity system the wiring diagram the colors don't match up so I need a color diagram
JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to see about that diagram for your Dodge Ram 1500. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?
Customer: No thank you
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Hi my name is Barry. Thank you for using Just Answer. I would be happy to help you with your Ram. Give me just a moment to pull the information up for you.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Here is the diagram I have for it. If it doesn't match up let me know.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The original connector from the infinity system was cut off the wires and I have another one I'm trying to wire it up so that I can attach it
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

I assume the wiring colors are not the same on the new connector?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No that's where I need help. My ex cut it and never put it back
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

The diagram that I sent has the pin numbers to the connector.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I am seriously confused
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
22 pin plug
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
None of the wires are marked with what they go to their just color coded and they don't line up
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Ok I have a 22 pin 2003 Ram Infiniti plug in my hand. We'll figure this out.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

looking at the back of the plug where the wires go in. The top left wire is the number one terminal. It should be connected to the pink wire from the vehicle.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Okay this is what I have that is attached to my truck that I haven't paired up yet
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
here is the new PIN or the new plug with what I haven't got attached yet
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Does it matter which pink I have 2
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Ok give me just a minute and I will give you a list of what to hook to what based on you pictures.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It no it's okay I disconnected everything just go ahead and continue the way you were doing it I just needed to know which pink or if it mattered
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Also see Infinity system that has an amp that's installed in the speakers so I need to know I got that I'm supposed to connect the blue wire to the power amp on or something like that so I just need to let you know that too
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I'm sorry I don't really mean to be a pain but I didn't know what else to do
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Did I lose you
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Ok I think I can give you a list of what to hook up from your pictures. It should be pretty easy from there. There is an external amplifier but just one installed behind the upper right side of the dash.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Just the one in the dash
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

And my harness in my hand is the opposite of the one you have so I said left but it will be right instead. But I will have a list for you in a moment.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
We must have a bad connection cuz I haven't gotten anything yet and I think I may have lost you
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Are you still there
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

I'm here. I'm Typing out the direction now.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Oh ok. Thank you
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Harness Car

pink/blk pink (both pink wires are the same)

red/wht brown/red

orange orange/blue

purple purple

blue/red blue/red

blk/red blk/red

green green

black black

pink/black pink

green/red green/red

purple/yellow purple/yellow

brown/yellow brown/yellow

brown/blue brown/blue

blue/orange blue/orange

blue/white blue/white

black black/green

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Now you're not going anywhere in case I get stuck right
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Does that make sense to you? I'm sorry I tried to make it look better but it took all my spaces out when it posted it. I will be here.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Okay harness to the car meeting what
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Nevermind I get it
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Just let me know if something doesn't work right and we'll figure it out.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
There is no blue and red coming from the car and there is no solid purple coming from the car
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No black and red coming from the car either
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Ok let me look and see what they go to.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Try Brown/red for the black/red on the car side.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

The blue/red on the car should be the right front speaker -

The purple from the car should be the right front speaker +

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Brown and red is already running to my red and white like you told me
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

They should come from the amplifier not the speaker though.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

You are correct. There should be 2 brown/red wires unfortunately. One is switched V+ the other is the Left front speaker -.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Do you see 2 brown/red wires?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
This is what I have left coming from the car I have purple and tan pink....black and green... purple and blue.. dark green and light green blue and black green and red blue and purple white and red white and black black and green and tan and black
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Coming from the harness I have pink and black green and red purple and yellow brown and yellow purple black and blue blue and orange green red and blue and red black blue and white and another black
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Ok I think I found the problem. I will write another diagram. The infiniti and non infiniti digrams are labeled wrong in mitchell.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
OK
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Getting something cold to drink I didn't go away but I'm sure it's going to take you a few minutes so I can patiently waiting
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Harness - car

pink/blk - pink

red/white - brown/red

orange - lt blue/violet

purple - blue/blk

blue/red - lt green/dk green

blk/red - green/red

black - black/green

pink/blk - pink

purple/yellow - violet/blue or blue/violet(it changes as it goes)

brown/yellow - wht/red

brown/blue - white/blk

blue/orange - tan/blk

blue/white - tan/violet

black - blk/green

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
OK I have 3 wires left over...
Orange and blue from the car and green and brown and a solid green from the harness
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Are you there
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

I don't believe the 2 from the harness are used. I don't have the orange and blue either. Try hooking the radio up and see what speakers work and what doesn't.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Is it possible your green/brown is green/red?

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Try this this diagram left the orange/blue wire off. That threw a couple of wires off.

orange - orange/blue

blue/red - lt blue/violet

Green - lt green/dk green

That should just leave the green/red from the plug unhooked.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

That green/red wire is the 12+ trigger wire for the systems with the external amplifier. The diagram that matches your wire colors doesn't have an external amplifier and that wire is unused.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
OK one last but of help please I'm connecting the plug for the head unit to the stereo connector cr012 how do I match up the colors on that this they pretty much match up evenly I just don't know how to match them so could you tell me please
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
which one is my ground wire and
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Yes give me just a moment.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

You are wiring the Clarion unit to another harness that plugs into the one you just installed in the car correct?

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

All but a few of your wires should match color to color. You will not need the blue or blue/white wires unless you have an aftermarket sub or power antenna. the purple/white wire goes to your reverse lamp circuit and the "grass-green" wire goes to the parking brake wire.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

You may not have the wires that go to the reverse and parking brake.

Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

The black is your ground wire.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
OK I have a factory infinity amp that is my speakers so I do need the blue wires so now what
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.
You will need to run a wire to the factory amp from the new radio if the wire is not there. I will be able to tell you exactly what wire on the amp to wire it to in the morning.
Expert:  Barry Sergeant replied 2 months ago.

Ok if you don't have the wire at the dash for the amplifier then you will need to locate the amplifier and run its trigger wire back to the radio. Let's start by locating the amplifier. It is behind the upper right side of the dash. I'm attaching the removal instructions for the amp. You don't need to remove it just locate it.