How to Install a Car Stereo
Knowing how to install a car stereo can save you unnecessary expenditure on mechanic services. The following how to makes this simple task even easier.
1- Remove the existing stereo using the appropriate removal tools.
2- Connect the cars stereo wiring into the new player’s adapter harness.
3- If an output converter is required to make the new radio work with the car’s other components, plug it in.
4- You may require an antenna adapter to convert a female to a male end.
5- Plug in the radio’s wiring harness and turn the head unit on. Test to make sure that all of the stereo’s systems are working before finishing the install.
6- Slide the radio into the frame until the latches click back in place. Install a faceplate adapter if it’s required, and reapply any trim or fittings that you had to remove in order to free up the old stereo.
Untangle all cables before you start. This should make things easier to get your head around.
Tuck completed wiring into the back of the console as you go in order to keep things clear and visible.