For many Silverado owners, replacing or upgrading their radio is a top priority. However, without a proper wiring diagram, the installation process can be daunting. In this article, we will provide you with a complete 09 Silverado radio wiring diagram to simplify your installation process.
The 2009 Silverado has three types of radios: AM/FM stereo, AM/FM stereo with CD player, and AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD player. The wiring diagram we provide in this article is applicable to all three types of radios.
Before we dive into the wiring diagram, it’s important to understand the different wire colors and their respective functions. The table below shows the wire colors and their functions:
|Constant 12V+ (memory)
|Switched 12V+ (accessory)
|Left Front Speaker (+)
|Left Front Speaker (-)
|Right Front Speaker (+)
|Right Front Speaker (-)
|Left Rear Speaker (+)
|Left Rear Speaker (-)
|Right Rear Speaker (+)
|Right Rear Speaker (-)
Below is the complete wiring diagram for the 09 Silverado radio:
1. Can I use the same wiring diagram for all three types of radios?
Yes, the wiring diagram we provide in this article is applicable to all three types of radios.
2. Do I need any special tools to install the radio?
Generally, no special tools are required to install the radio. However, some aftermarket radios may require specific tools for removal and installation. Be sure to check the manufacturer’s instructions for any special tools needed.
3. What do I do if my wire colors don’t match the wiring diagram?
If your wire colors don’t match the wiring diagram, it’s possible that the previous owner or installer modified the wiring. In this case, it’s best to consult a professional installer or an authorized dealer to ensure a proper installation.
4. Can I install an aftermarket radio in my Silverado?
Yes, you can install an aftermarket radio in your Silverado. However, depending on the type of aftermarket radio you choose, you may need additional wiring harnesses or adapters. Be sure to consult the manufacturer’s instructions for any additional requirements.
5. What do I do if I’m not comfortable with installing the radio myself?
If you’re not comfortable with installing the radio yourself, it’s best to consult a professional installer or an authorized dealer. They have the knowledge and experience to ensure a proper installation.
With this wiring diagram and the information provided above, your 09 Silverado radio installation should be a breeze. Happy listening!