1997 Ford F150 Truck Car Stereo Wiring Diagram

Whether your an expert Ford F150 Truck mobile electronics installer, Ford F150 Truck fanatic, or a novice Ford F150 Truck enthusiast with a 1997 Ford F150 Truck, a car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. Automotive wiring in a 1997 Ford F150 Truck vehicles are becoming increasing more difficult to identify due to the installation of more advanced factory oem electronics.

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1997 Ford F150 Truck Car Stereo Wiring Diagram

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

11 thoughts on “1997 Ford F150 Truck Car Stereo Wiring Diagram”

  1. I have a 1997 Ford F150 with premium sound. I’m looking for the location of the external amp. and also the input color codes and output codes. I’m attempting to replace the original radio with a Standard AM/FM cassette from a 1997 Ford F150. Many thanks to anyone that can help. B.J.

  2. Bobby, it sounds like your 1997 Ford F150 stock speaker wiring has a connection problem in the line. We suggest you run a new set of speaker wires from the back of your radio to your front driver side speaker. This should remedy your problem. Hope this helps. Good luck with your 1997 Ford F150 speaker troubleshooting.

  3. I have aftermarket speakers in my 1997 Ford F150 and on the drivers side front door the speaker works when door is open. However, the door is closed the speaker does not work. Do you have any suggestions? I have inspected the wire loom and it appears like there are no cuts or shorts.

  4. I just wanted to say,thank you for your expertise and professional persona,You people are awesome!! I tried for days to find a simple color code for wiring the factory radio on my 1998 Ford f-150. I had giving up on finding a FREE diagram. Then I decided on one more try,and you wonderful people at Modified life were there to save my sanity. You can all bet that I will tell everyone about your company! Thanks again!!!

  5. Charlie, your factory amplifier may be faulty or the audio output from your radio is faulty. We suggest you take your car to an experienced audio installer and have them troubleshoot your problem. Hope this helps. Good luck.

  6. I have a 97 f150 my head unit is working fine it powers on. I have no sound out of my factory speakers hooked everything to factory connections . Can anyone help? It just went out all at once.

  7. You people are gods i spent hours looking for diagrams for my ford but everyone charged or there site looked untrust worthy thanks for saving my ass


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