2005 Saturn Ion 3 Car Stereo Wiring Diagram

Whether your an expert Saturn Ion 3 mobile electronics installer, Saturn Ion 3 fanatic, or a novice Saturn Ion 3 enthusiast with a 2005 Saturn Ion 3, a car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. Automotive wiring in a 2005 Saturn Ion 3 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 Saturn Ion 3.

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2005 Saturn Ion 3 Car Stereo Wiring Diagram

Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black/White
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: Pink
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Located under the rear deck in the trunk.
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 Kayla April 29, 2009 at 1:39 pm

    How do you connect an iPod to your stereo in a 2005 Ion 3?

  • Reply David August 1, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    i have a 2005 saturn ion 3 i tried to install an afterarket stereo (Kenwood) i connected all the wires properly, i have power and i can see the song playing, volume is cranked but no music or any sound coming out of any speaker, friend said something about an OEM amp in the car but i read somewhere that the amp is in the factory stereo, any thoughts?

  • Reply ModifiedLife August 11, 2009 at 12:04 am

    David, your friend may be right. Make sure your amplifier turn on wire is connected otherwise you will not get any sound from your audio system. Hope this helps. Good luck on your 2005 Saturn Ion 3 radio installation.

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