2001 Jeep Cherokee Car Radio Stereo Audio Wiring Diagram

Whether your an expert Jeep electronics installer or a novice Jeep enthusiast with a 2001 Jeep Cherokee, a Jeep car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. One of the most time consuming tasks with installing an after market car stereo, car radio, car speakers, car subwoofer, car amplifier, mobile amp, mobile navigation or any car audio electronics is identifying the correct color audio wires for a 2001 Jeep Cherokee.

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2001 Jeep Cherokee Car Radio Stereo Audio Wiring Diagram

Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Pink/Yellow
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Orange/Brown
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Black/Light Blue
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: N/A
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Red
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Violet
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Blue/Red
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/A
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown/Yellow
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Light Blue
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Blue/Orange

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  • Reply Shane Polk October 19, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    I have a 2001 Cherokee and my left front speaker is out. I pulled the rubber door boot out from the speaker side of the door. Once I had access to the wires, I found that the green positive wire was heat shrunk with a lime green/black wire, which is nowhere to be found on the inside of the car near the wiring harness’. Everything on my door (power locks, windows, ect.) still work, so I am not sure exactly what this wire provides power to. I also have not been able to locate the other end of the green positive wire within the rubber boot. I have attempted without success to run an additional green positive wire through the boot to the inside of the car in order to splice these wires. However, I have not been able to push anything through the body of the door where all of the wires enter the boot. Any suggestions on how to fish the wire through, and do you have any idea as to what the lime green/black wire is for and why it was heat shrunk with the green speaker wire? Any information and suggestions are greatly appreciated.

    Thank you.
    Shane Polk

  • Reply ModifiedLife October 20, 2008 at 9:00 pm

    Shane, your vehicle may have an amplifier. The wire colors at the radio may not be the same colors going to the speakers. More likely than not the wire colors going to the amp from the radio are different than the wire colors going to the speakers from the amp. Fishing the wire through the door boot can sometimes only be accomplished by removing the door. Hope this helps. Good luck.

  • Reply Steve May 18, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    I hope someone is still monitoring these pages, as I need some help.

    Like Shane, I have no sound in my front left speaker, but also nothing from my left tweeter and right front speaker. The two rear speakers are working fine and from what I can tell the right tweeter is also working.

    Today I took the door panel off, and I managed to trace the green positive wire to a lighter green wire, which goes to a plug, and from there a wire goes to the amp. From the amp the dark green wire goes to the stereo. I tested all to ensure no breaks and unfortunately there were none, so I expected the worse (bad stereo or amp).

    However, just as I was putting it all back together, after I plugged the front left speaker in again, I accidentally touched it off the body and the speaker worked.

    I guess I never even though it could be the ground wire.

    That said, the ground from the clip of the speaker is black with a thin red stripe, but on the other side of the door, no such wire exists.

    Obviously it must splice into another one, but I ran out of daylight and have to work for the next week, so I can;t get to it again until Tuesday.

    Would anyone have an idea which wire the black/red wire comes out as? I tried testing a few to get a loop, but was not lucky enough as I could not get one connecter on the kick panel off yet.

    Looks like I will have to do the same on the front right, so if anyone knows the wire colors there, would save me some fishing around.

    Thanks in advance.

  • Reply Collin June 9, 2011 at 10:53 am

    Just put a deck in my 2001 jeep Cherokee but could not find and metal for the ground wire. Any suggestions?

  • Reply ModifiedLife June 14, 2011 at 1:15 am

    Collin, you have to ground your aftermarket radio to the chassis (vehicle frame) when you don’t have a factory ground wire in the stereo wire harness. Simply ground your wire to the chassis (look below).

    1. Find some bare metal on your vehicle (somewhere near your factory radio harness). Make sure this bare metal touches the chassis (frame) of the vehicle.

    Bare Metal for Chassis Grounding

    2. Connect a ring terminal to the black wire coming off your aftermarket radio harness.

    Ground Wire with Ring Terminal

    3. Use a self tapping screw to attach the black wire with ring terminal to the bare metal.

    Self Tapping Screw

    Hope this helps. Good luck with your 2001 Jeep Cherokee stereo installation.

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