2005 Chevrolet Silverado C2500 Car Audio Wiring Diagram

Whether your an expert Chevrolet Silverado C2500 mobile electronics installer, Chevrolet Silverado C2500 fanatic, or a novice Chevrolet Silverado C2500 enthusiast with a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado C2500, a car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. Automotive wiring in a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado C2500 vehicles are becoming increasing more difficult to identify due to the installation of more advanced factory oem electronics.

One of the most time consuming tasks with installing an after market car stereo, car radio, satellite radio, xm radio, car speakers, tweeters, car subwoofer, crossovers, audio equalizer, car amplifier, mobile amp, car amplifier, mp3 player, ipod or any car audio electronics is identifying the correct color car audio wires for your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado C2500.

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2005 Chevrolet Silverado C2500 Car Audio Wiring Diagram

Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: The radio harness does not provide a switched power source. Run a wire to the fusebox for switched power.
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/White
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Pink
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 (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: N/A
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: N/a
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue

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  • Reply Randy January 11, 2009 at 4:56 pm

    what part number is the standard radio plug for the 2005 silverado?..Is it a 24 pin plug? thanks

  • Reply Rick March 20, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    Trying to find out if I can hook up a MP3 source to my factory Bose system. I have 5 different sources and was wondering if I can take one of the XM or FM sources and have a MP3 plug wired into the stereo so I can listen to my MP3 or Blackberry?

  • Reply jbr-navy June 1, 2011 at 12:13 am

    On my stock radio on 2004.5 chevrolet silverado 2500 has a button that says aux/cd. i want to tap into that wire and put a aux cord so i can listen to my ipod! which wire would that be? anyone know?

  • Reply ModifiedLife June 7, 2011 at 12:05 am

    Rick, we suggest you purchase an automotive auxiliary input adapter. This adapter will allow you to input any Apple iPod, mp3 player or portable music player into your factory radio. This is the easiest and most cost effective way to add an audio input into your factory stereo. Here is the adapter you will need:

    Aux Input Adapter for 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

    If you’ve never installed car audio before, we advise you to take your car to an experienced mobile audio installer. Hope this helps. Good luck with your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 aux input adapter installation.

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