94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio


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94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Homer1926 » Tue May 01, 2018 9:40 pm



Looking for a solution to my wiring problem. Had wires pull out of small connector. pins are bad and will not stay in connector. Hope it has not hurt radio. need help! Amsoilman



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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by WingAdmin » Wed May 02, 2018 9:30 am

Can you post a picture of the pins, so we can get an idea of what the problem might be?

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Homer1926 » Wed May 02, 2018 2:40 pm

Yes I will this weekend, had it worked on twice. lost cb, no fm, and display. am will work. wires probably in wrong position.

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Homer1926 » Sat May 05, 2018 9:48 am

Pic's of connector and pins.

connector and pins
connector and pins


connector  and pins
connector and pins

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by WingAdmin » Sun May 13, 2018 4:56 pm

How I would fix this:

I would remove each of the female pins, one at a time, from the connector on the wire. I have a pin extractor tool for this, so that the pins are not damaged. I'd gently crimp each one to tighten them up, and reinsert, making sure the locking tabs on each pin is extended and locks in place.

If the pins are badly damaged, you can buy replacement plugs and pins, cut the old ones off and crimp the new ones onto the wire ends.

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Mon May 14, 2018 1:02 am

For the correct location of the pins and wires you can use the following picture.

Note that the connector is shown from the terminal side. Blue is for Aspencade, Red is for SE models.

So the pins seem to be in the correct positions in your picture.

I had replaced that connector and crimped the new pins, but it is quite difficult if you don't have correct tools.
I recommend you use hot glue at the back side of the pins (the wire side) to hold them in place. Be careful to center the pins before the silicone gets hardened.
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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Homer1926 » Sat May 19, 2018 7:59 am

Thankyou for the reply and info. Where can I buy the pins and tool to replace the old pins? What do you use to crimp the pins, or is there a tool for this. Thanks Scott

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Stew » Sat May 19, 2018 9:49 am

The pins you should be able to find as mouser.com, search for "delphi", they'll be many results because they came in a lot of sizes so you'll prob want to measure the pins you have. The extractor tool is pretty common and will be easier to find than the pins, I'm sure Amazon has a "pin extractor tool."
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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Sat May 19, 2018 10:51 am

If you can't find locally, you may try Aliexpress or EBay to find the correct connector. It is called 6 pin Molex Connector and it has special male and female pins.
If you want a professional result you will need a crimping tool like below.
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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Homer1926 » Sat May 19, 2018 8:41 pm

Thank you all for your help and info. I will look to fine all parts and tool
Thanks again. Scott

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by WingAdmin » Tue May 22, 2018 4:13 pm

I buy all my connectors, pins and tools from http://vintageconnections.com/

They are a small, independent shop that offers top-quality tools and products at great prices.

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Homer1926 » Tue May 22, 2018 6:16 pm

Thank you very much!! I will check them out, I'm going to get pins and connector to do it right. Just wish I know what size pins. Scott

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Re: 94 GL1500A wiring harness for radio

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Fri May 25, 2018 12:31 pm

Homer1926 wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 6:16 pm
Thank you very much!! I will check them out, I'm going to get pins and connector to do it right. Just wish I know what size pins. Scott
It is a 4.2mm Molex connector. Part numbers are given in the following picture found on Aliexpress.

Connector #
5557-6R
5559-6P

Pin# (6 ea)
5556-RT
5558-PT
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