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monsoon, 2001 pontiac grand am

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Forum Discription: Car Stereos, Amplifiers, Crossovers, Processors, Speakers, Subwoofers, etc.
Printed Date: November 28, 2021 at 9:13 AM

Topic: monsoon, 2001 pontiac grand am

Posted By: funnycar
Subject: monsoon, 2001 pontiac grand am
Date Posted: July 13, 2007 at 3:12 PM

Got a 2001 Pontiac Grand AM GT with the monsoon system. I have tried every interface I can think of to put in an aftermarket (kenwood) unit. The T harness caused popping(Very Loud!) when you plugged in the Kenwood. Peripheral`s harnesses set off the service engine light. Schosche`s harnesses killed power to the radio. Could use a suggestion or two. Thanks


Posted By: audiomaninc
Date Posted: July 13, 2007 at 6:11 PM

The monsoon amp in your car takes a speaker level input.  You should be able to just use a standard wire harness to connect your aftermarket radio.  If your factory amplifier has gone bad, Metra makes an amp bypass harness for you, part number 70-2028.  I believe the standard harness is 70-2003, and if you want your door chime to still work, connect an sp-2003.  Good Luck!

2003 Dodge Neon R/T
Alpine CDA9813, RF T2000.1bd, RF T162S, RFT142C, RF T600.4, RF T215D4
140.7 @ 28Hz

Posted By: speedwayaudio1
Date Posted: July 13, 2007 at 11:24 PM
I'd gut all the monsoon and replace with aftermarket.

Big Dave

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