Jag Electrics

Jag Electrics

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drux

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66 posts

217 months

Tuesday 4th February 2003
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I’ve just removed my old Radio from my Jag (XJ6 89) now looking at the wiring diagram Haynes manual does not match what I have. The car is fitted with the Jag sound system of its day.

I have tracked down the power and Power Antenna connections

Ok now she has 6 speakers, and 7 connections left. As per the Haynes manual I’m missing 4 connections! And I have an extra that’s not even mentioned.

Anyone know of a good site that may have the wiring diagrams or a contact number etc

Drux

miniman

21,084 posts

219 months

Tuesday 4th February 2003
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Do the speakers not share a common -ve connection? i.e. there are 6 +ve feeds for the speakers, and one -ve that all 6 are connected to???

Think of it like a -ve earth body setup (yes, I know this is something quite alien to the Tiv brigade...). All the car's electrical items have one +ve feed, and they all share a -ve path back to the battery - the body. Should work with speakers, too!

Edited to say: IMHO only - not liable if it goes bang!

>> Edited by miniman on Tuesday 4th February 16:34

marlboro

637 posts

228 months

Tuesday 4th February 2003
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I once owned an '86 XJ40 and have the Jag service manual. I guess it will be same as yours.

According to the wiring diagram the door speakers share a common -ve so you should end up with 10 speaker wires at the radio.

Here's the wire colour coding of what should be at the radio connector:

RH Front door speaker Pink/White
RH Rear door speaker Pink/Yellow
RH Common door speaker Pink/Light Green

LH Front door speaker Red/White
LH Rear door speaker Red/Brown
LH Common door speaker Red/Green

RH Rear Speaker Pink/Orange Pink/Red
LH Rear Speaker Red/Purple Red/Light Green

Please ask if you need any more info.

Brian




ultimasimon

8,892 posts

215 months

Tuesday 4th February 2003
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I’ve just removed my old Radio from my Jag (XJ6 89) now looking at the wiring diagram Haynes manual does not match what I have. The car is fitted with the Jag sound system of its day.

I have tracked down the power and Power Antenna connections

Ok now she has 6 speakers, and 7 connections left. As per the Haynes manual I’m missing 4 connections! And I have an extra that’s not even mentioned.

Anyone know of a good site that may have the wiring diagrams or a contact number etc
Drux


Are you just fitting an upgraded/better stereo because you have one/want better sound?

If so and your new unit is fairly new, then just go to Halfords and buy a Jaguar coverter for 10, which will allow you to connect your new stereo without cutting any wires - just plug it in and it will take any new stereo, eg Kenwood, Pioneer, JVC,Blaupaunkt, Alpine etc etc.

See www.halfords.com/shop/finditem.asp?cat=2&sub=157

I hope you read this before you start cutting all the wires!! Also you just put your old stereo back when you sell the car.

bobfrance

1,323 posts

224 months

Tuesday 4th February 2003
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There's a dedicated Jag section on Gassing Station now y'know.

Doesn't do to mix with the lower classes old bean.

miniman

21,084 posts

219 months

Tuesday 4th February 2003
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Oh I'll just pi$$ off and take my advice elsewhere then, eh??