Introduction

This guide will teach how to safely remove and replace the radio head unit of the car.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the dashboard panel around the radio head by pulling on the bottom of the unit. Remove the dashboard panel around the radio head by pulling on the bottom of the unit.
  • Remove the dashboard panel around the radio head by pulling on the bottom of the unit.

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Remove the wire header connected to the panel by pressing inward on the tabs. Remove the wire header connected to the panel by pressing inward on the tabs.
  • Remove the wire header connected to the panel by pressing inward on the tabs.

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Remove the four #2 12mm screws securing the head unit in the housing
  • Remove the four #2 12mm screws securing the head unit in the housing

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Remove each bundle of wires that is connected to the back of the head unit. Remove each bundle of wires that is connected to the back of the head unit.
  • Remove each bundle of wires that is connected to the back of the head unit.

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Locate the metal brackets on the side of the head unit. Use a Philips head screwdriver, remove the three #2 25mm screws from both support brackets on the side of the head unit
  • Locate the metal brackets on the side of the head unit.

  • Use a Philips head screwdriver, remove the three #2 25mm screws from both support brackets on the side of the head unit

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Screw the support brackets to the new radio head unit
  • Screw the support brackets to the new radio head unit

  • Note that the brackets are unique to the car. They will not come with your new head unit.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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