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American International FWH-596

Wire Harness to Connect an Aftermarket Stereo Receiver to Select 1995-1997 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Vehicles

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When replacing your factory radio with an after-market car stereo, the FWH-596 wire harness is a must for a quick and clean installation. It eliminates cutting your OE radio plug. After connecting it, your install is simple as the wires will color-match and easily connect to the after-market stereo. Without the FWH-596, you would have to cut the OE radio plug and manually test each wire to connect to your after-market receiver.

In addition, because you do not have to cut your OE radio plug off, the FWH-596 allows you to reinstall your factory receiver if necessary. A great example is if you sold your car, but wanted to keep your after-market radio and re-install your factory stereo receiver. We also recommend the Scosche BOBAZT for a quick connection that is sure to last.

Product Features:
  • Wiring Harness for Select Ford Vehicles with Premium Sound
  • For radios 35 watts or less
  • One 8-pin power plug and one 16-pin speaker plug
  • Plugs into car harness
  • Allows for the installation of an aftermarket radio using factory wiring and connectors
  • Factory radio must have an antenna cable plugged into it
  • High quality factory plug GXL Wire provides flexibility and handles more power
  • High impact ABS OEM Quality plastic molded connectors
  • OEM Quality terminals
  • Allows for the installation of an aftermarket receiver using the existing factory and connectors
  • No cutting of factory wiring is needed
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer’s warranty
  • Metra Equivalent: Metra 70-5600
  • Yellow – 12V Constant
  • Red – 12V Accessory
  • Black - Ground
  • Orange – Dash Light Dimmer/Illumination
  • Green – Left Rear Speaker (+)
  • Green with Black Stripe Left Rear Speaker (-)
  • White – Left Front Speaker (+)
  • White with Black Stripe – Left Front Speaker (-)
  • Purple – Right Rear Speaker (+)
  • Purple with Black Stripe – Right Rear Speaker (-)
  • Gray – Right Front Speaker (+)
  • Gray with Black Stripe – Right Front Speaker (-)
Compatible with the following vehicles:
  • Ford:
    • 1995 - 1997 Crown Victoria
    • 1997 - 1998 Expedition
    • 1995 - 1997 Explorer
    • 1995 - 1997 Ranger
  • Lincoln:
    • 1995 - 1997 Continental
    • 1996 - 1998 Mark VII
    • 1995 - 1997 Town Car
    • 1998 Navigator

Harness Features

Vehicle Sound System
This refers to what kind of sound system the vehicle has. Premium audio systems are generally name brand systems (such as JBL, Bose, Rockford Fosgate, etc) that have been installed inside a vehicle when it leaves the factory. Often they more advanced systems, complex wiring, factory amplifiers, and other features that can make installing aftermarket component difficult.
Premium Sound
Main Harness Function
Different installations on different vehicles require different harnesses. This type is what the harness is considered. Each wiring harness we sell serves a purpose such as installing an aftermarket car stereo, integrating an aftermarket amplifier with your factory car stereo, connecting Bluetooth to your factory car stereo, and more.
Connect/Install an Aftermarket Car Stereo
Additional Harness Features
The various features that the wiring harness provides to your car stereo and/or audio system.
Compatible Vehicle Make
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Compatible Vehicle Make and Model
The model of vehicle that this vehicle specific product is designed for. Please keep in mind that engine variations can affect the compatibility of the products.


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Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: American International FWH-596