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I have a 2008 Pontiac G6 3.6l engine and I cut the radio

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Hello, I have a 2008 Pontiac G6 3.6l engine and I cut the radio plug wires now it won't start. can you help?
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: new battery but does not crank.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes , I Tried to rehook up the wires but there are 4 green wires. radio does not light up, won't crank.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I also checked fuses, did not find any bad.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


Ok, I need to get the last 8 of the vin to pull the wiring schematics to see if I can walk you thru this

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I did disconnect battery for an amp wire, but I have disconnected it. I have no CODES
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


Ok, I know all 4 are GMLAN serial data lines used for communication between the various control modules including the pcm. Unfortunately I dont have the correct wiring diagrams for the GMLAN schematics so I will open this back up to the other experts

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No one has any help for me? what happened?
Expert:  Kavey replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** Im gonna try to help you here.

Can you better explain whats going on here?

You say you hooked up 4 wires? WHY? Where are these 4 wires? Why werent they hooked up to begin with?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All the wires were cut to the radio, and now the car won't start.
Expert:  Kavey replied 1 year ago.

Whats the story on the 4 green wires? You seem to think they are relevant.

Expert:  Kavey replied 1 year ago.

I see two dark green and one dark green with a white stripe. The two dark green ones need to be connected.

I could give you a pinout but it wouldnt do any good since you cut the connector off.