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Wiring Harness in '98 explorer

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Old 01-21-2009, 06:43 PM   #1
Mike T. 55
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Wiring Harness in '98 explorer

I am currently installing an aftermarket HU and have a question about the two stock harness plugged into the factory radio.

One harness has the power, ground, speakers, REM, etc. However, the second harness has only a single gray wire with a black stripe.

Does anyone know what this wire could be? I would like to know what it is (out of curiosity) before I remove it..

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Old 01-21-2009, 06:52 PM   #2
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Not the slightest clue, but is it easy? Also if anyone could email me at , i need to find a wiring piece to plug into the cd player....for my 98 explorer
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