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Old 04-14-2015, 05:04 PM   #1
ChicagoYeti

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Speakers More Quiet On Left After Stereo Install

Just swapped out my old working car stereo receiver for a new one so I could have an AUX In. And no, I could not add an AUX IN with RCA cables on my old car stereo receiver. I did not change speakers. Black ground wire goes through harness and is not/was never attached to car.

Everything looks and sounds good except the left and rear speakers are noticeably more quiet than the right. Adjusting the balance helps compensate but I noticed that the volume must be above "30" to get decent sound. My car has the factory plugs. Original wires look good. I matched color for color between harness and wires for the new stereo. When installing I disconnected battery. I used electrical tape to insulate connections. I know I should have used twist-on and tape but tape can suffice if done properly. Only left over wires were a orange (power antenna) and blue (remote). Car doesn't have a power antenna.

Here are the rest of the specs. Any ideas???

Car = Toyota Corrola 2001

OLD STEREO REMOVED =
Sony CDX-S2000 Stere Receiver
- Power Output: Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels (at 4 ohms)
- Speaker impedance: 4-8 ohms

NEW STEREO INSTALLED =
Pioneer DEH-150MP Single DIN Car Stereo Receiver
- Power Output: Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels ; RMS: 14 watts x 4 channels.

NEW HARNESS USED =
Metra 70-1761 Radio Wiring Harness For Toyota 87-Up Power 4 Speaker
- Wiring Harness for Select 1987-2005 Toyota and Scion Vehicles
- One 10-pin plug and one 6-pin plug
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