1 Siemens VDO Limited WarrantyVDO North America warrants all merchandise against defects in factory workmanship and materials for a period of 24 months after purchase. This warrantyapplies to the first retail purchaser and covers only those products exposed to normal use or service. Provisions of this warranty shall not apply to a VDOproduct used for a purpose for which it is not designed, or which has been altered in any way that would be detrimental to the performance or life of theproduct, or misapplication, misuse, negligence or accident. On any part or product found to be defective after examination by VDO North America, VDON orth America will only repair or replace the merchandise through the original selling dealer or on a direct basis. VDO North America assumes noresponsibility for diagnosis, removal and/or installation labor, loss of vehicle use, loss of time, inconvenience or any other consequential expenses.
2 Thewarranties herin are in lieu of any other expressed or implied warranties, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness, and any otherobligation on the part of VDO North America, or selling dealer.(NOTE: This is a Limited Warranty as defined by the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act of 1975.)Siemens VDO .. Phone: 1-800-265-1818 Instrument Kit Wiring HarnessInstallation InstructionsInstruction Sheet # 0 515 011 012 Rev. 07/03 Siemens VDO North AmericaCOLOR CODE Your VDO wire Harness will help makethe Wiring portion of your VDOI nstrument Kit installation easier,quicker and cleaner. Your VDO Harness is prewired withconnectors for all five gauges in yourVDO Instrument Kit. The harnessalso is prewired with connectors forthe addition of a VDO Tachometer. Easy to read wire COLOR CODE andCONNECTOR ILLUSTRATIONCHARTS are provided.
3 The chartsare complete with all of the wires inthe Harness for your reference. But, you only need to connect ninewires to complete your installation(ten wires if you install a tachometer). Disconnect the ground ( ) cable fromyour vehicle s battery before making anyelectrical connections. Use the CONNECTORR ecommended Installation:Please read all of these instructionsand all of the Instructions includedwith your VDO Instrument Kit beforebeginning the to help identifywhich connector goes to which gauge . Plug the gauge Harness connectors intothe gauges. Plug the large 8-position and 4-positionharness connectors into their matingvehicle Harness connectors, if youhave not already done so. Using the COLOR CODE CHART asa guide, route the loose ends of thewires from the vehicle Harness to theirconnection points (fuse panel, sensors,etc.)
4 Dress and secure the Harness with zipties (not included) or other means foran attractive installation that meetsyour liking. Before cutting any wires, double checkyour routing. Make sure the wiresroute to the correct connections andterminals. Cut wires to an appropriate length tomake the final connections. Use carenot to make the wires too short so thatthe connections are not strained. Make the final to follow the COLORCODE table on the opposite page, andthe CONNECTOR ILLUSTRATIONCHARTS on the inside +12v (power)Chassis ground,battery ( )(Illumination requiresseparate groundconnection)Illumination powerSpeedometersensor power(supplied by gauge )Speedometer signalOil pressure sensorsignalTemperature sensorFuel level sensorTachometer (optional)Speedometer signal (usedfor speedometer sensorincluded with your kit)COLORORANGEBLACKWHITEREDBROWNBLUEGRE ENGRAYVIOLETYELLOWCONNECT TO.
5 Dash power, fuse panel, or otherswitched and fused +12 volt vehiclepower sourceFrame, engine ground strap,or battery ( ) terminal(Other chassis ground)Dash light switch or other switchedand fused +12 volt vehicle powersourceRED wire from speedometer SENSORCABLE (refer to VDO ProgrammableSpeedometer Instruction Sheetincluded with your kit)WHITE wire from speedometerSENSOR CABLE (refer to VDOP rogrammable Speedometer Instruc-tion Sheet included with your kit)Engine oil pressure sensor terminalEngine temperature sensor terminalFuel level sensor terminalIgnition coil ( ) terminal, GM HEI TACH terminal, or other ignitiontach output terminal (refer toignition manufacturer s Instructions )PREWIRED (in most cases you willnot do anythingwith the yellow wire)COLOR12345678(9)PREWIREDvIf you choose to use a different speedometer sensor than the one supplied in your VDO Instrument Kit, youmay be required to disconnect or change the yellow wire connection.
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