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  1. #11

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    You can use any 14 to 16 gauge wire for the ground but if itís an older Burb with a metal dash you shouldnít need the extra ground wire. If it does need the ground just loosen a screw on the radio side and screw it to steel under the dash.
    As far as the CD goes Iím not sure what you mean?

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    well for the CD there is no wire for it, i think i has its own wire. when i put a CD in it says ERROR 10 and i dont know what that means.
    there is a ground wire but it comes off the stereo and it goes about 6 inches and just stops. and i want to just replace it.
    i dont know if there even is a CD wire that powers the CD player so i can listen to a CD. but i'm missing a wire and i believe its for that.

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    What year and model did the radio originally come out of?
    Was it a factory or aftermarket?

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    it is an after market. we've had it for about 6 years, i think. should i just buy a new one and skip trying to re-wire it?

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    some of that stuff is so cheap now its not worth it to spend a lot of time trying to salvage something older when you can by a new one for $75 bucks.

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    Your CD player must have power if it is giving you error codes. My bet would be that the laser lens has become misalligned over the years. I have never seen a car stereo that had seperate power leads for the CD player and the rest of the unit.

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