Vehicle Wiring Details for a
1996 Mercury Sable
Item Wire Color Polarity Wire Location
12V lt.grn/ppl or yellow Positive (+) ignition harness
Starter red/lt. blue Positive (+) ignition harness
Starter 2 none
Ignition red/lt. green Positive (+) ignition harness
2nd Ignition
3rd Ignition none
Accessory gry/yel & red/blk Positive (+) ignition harness
Accessory 2 black/lt green Positive (+) ignition harness
Tachometer yellow/white[4] at coil 2 cyl. setting
Power Door (Lock)
Wiring Diagram for
[Negative (-)] Door Lock
pink/yellow Negative (-) drivers kick panel
Power Door (Unlock)
Wiring Diagram for
[Negative (-)] Door Unlock
pink/green Negative (-) drivers kick panel
Door Trigger black/lt. blue Positive (+) under dash light[1]
Dome Supervision
Wiring Diagram for
[] Dome
Headlights red/yellow Positive (+) headlight switch
Parklight Positive brown Positive (+) switch or fuse box
Parklight Negative
Wipers wht , dk. blue/org Positive (+) wiper motor [5]
Left Front Window
blk/wht - tan/ltblue drivers door at switch
Right Front Window
wht/yel - tan/ltblue drivers kick panel
Left Rear Window
yel/ltblu-gray/org A drivers kick panel
Right Rear Window
yel/blk - red/blk A drivers kick panel
Trunk/Hatch Pin black/pink Negative (-) at trunk light
Hood Pin none
Trunk/Hatch Release
Wiring Diagram for
[[2]] Trunk/Hatch
pnk/yel or gry/red [2] at release switch
Factory Alarm
Factory Alarm
pink/white Negative (-) drivers kick panel
Horn purple/orange Negative (-) [3]
Brake red/lt. Green Positive (+) Brake switch or DKP
Door Motor
pink/black drivers kick panel
Door Motor
red/white drivers kick panel
Disarm pink/orange drivers kick panel
Disarm No Unlock none
Additional Info:
This vehicle is equipped with PATS (Passive Anti Theft System). Use Commando module TransMod to over-ride during remote start. [1] Also found lt. green/orange (-) at headlight switch. Black/orange at GEM (instrument fuse panel) will get all doors and hatch on wagon. Rests at ground through ignition, cut and diode isolate. [2] There are 2 wires at the switch. If the switch has a pink/yellow and a gray/red use the pink/yellow as a negative trigger. If the swich has a gray/red and a purple/yellow, use gray/red as a positive trigger. [3] Four pin plug to right of steering column. [4] Coil & Harness behind intake manifold at back of engine compartment. [5] Also found at the fuse/relay box under hood.

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