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Old 06-15-2004, 01:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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When trying to connect the new head unit wiring harness (panasonic cqhx2083) to the metra harness (70-8590), I'm getting two wires on the metra left over. The orange, which the package says is for illumination, and the blueish-grey wire which is labeled for the power antenna. Since I don't have a power antenna, do I just leave it unconnected? Same for the orange? I'd appreciate any help. Thanks.
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Illumination is to dim the lights on ur deck when you turn your headlights on. This helps your eyes adjust to night and prevents glare from messin with ya. When i installed radios in my previous 3 cars, i always had both those wires connected to the deck... I have never done a BMW install though.
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