Whilst doing so, gently force it towards the gear lever to ease releasing of 2 lugs. Again, since the plugs are different on the mk6 style radio, see the radio swap article linked at the top if you are swapping a mk6 style radio in. Make sure you insert them correctly, so that they release the unit securing mechanism. Got my little cubby hole fitted. They are labeled L and R. The stereo below is the base stereo, but there are different options available Sony and Satellite Navigation upgrades.
You're supposed to disconnect the battery whenever connecting plugs but I didn't feel like resetting the one touch windows and memory power seats see , and see for details so I didn't disconnect it. Introduction The 2010 Golf and wagon used the mk6 style dashboard and are slightly different. Make sure you insert them correctly, so that they release the unit securing mechanism. Any help would be appreciated. It could even be a bent connector or a dodgy motor. However if theserial number is prefixed with a V it all gets more complicated. Steps for removal of ashtray in order to change bulb etc.
Once out, this exposes the two holes on the left and two holes on the right side of the radio. Using your trim tool, prise the plastic trim off held in with plastic clips On some models, the trim closest the steering wheelcontains a starter button. It cannot retrieve the radio code though. The bolts are under the plastic trim behind the grab handle, and another screw behind the plastic trim of the door handle. Though I was worried when I bought them by reports of them being flimsy and poorly constructed, I was very content with the package of four keys. I also have a Sony 6 cd-changer and would like to connect it to the unit in the car. Absolutely could not have done it without this — so cheers for taking the time to put this up.
I'm having a new system installed, head unit, speakers, amps, subs etc. The yellow arrow shows the T20 Torx screw. The antenna connections are color coded so be sure to install them on the right connections. By the way, the other trims net optic etc ; do they suffer from the peeling too or is it just the plain black finish? Note If only the glove box is to be removed the centre console must be removed first, otherwise the bolt -2- is not accessible. So guys, if I source the parts for myself, is it possible to replace the radio cage without doing anything like removing the steering wheel? Pry the grille assembly up. When re-installing the pillar trim, simply pop the clip back into the appropriate hole in the frame of the vehicle.
I needed to get the reset code which was writen on the side of the unit. Definitely not junk as one review implies. I like the holes at the top. I have a new keyless fob for my 2008 keyless start Mondeo which needs to be tuned in. I pulled out the old stereo too and had a good look round. Need to buy parts for this project? I am possibly changing my non-touchscreen sat nav to the touchscreen version, the new satnav obviously includes the new fascia plate! Press the tab and pivot the lever up to release it. Speciality tools are required in order to remove the stereo in a safe and easy manner.
The tool performed beautifully, and I save the cost of the repair shop. If so, it will not be a plug and play operation into the back of the stereo. It gives them loads of space to do the work properly and saves a bit of time too. Installation is the reverse of removal. Dealers must make the radio code available to the legal owner for free.
Finally if I could get your opinion. So, I ran to my kitchen and found some cheap wooden. Thin flat blade to help ease out the triangle shaped covers. Other sites selling this adapter specify it for mondeo Mk3 up to Feb 2007. Once you get towards the ash tray, pull the trim towards the rear of the car, to release two pop clips that are found each side of the ash tray.
Fortunately I know the heater surround is easy to replace, it simply pulls off, and the drinks holder flap shouldn't be too hard though I read one post that suggested you might need to remove the whole radio cage to get it out? Lifting up the tab see above helps to release 4 lugs. The newer flaps have clips at the side, but the old models had the clips on top. Figure 21 Squeeze in the connections for the antenna red arrows. Separate the unit from the trim. Depending on the project, it is possible to void your factory warranty, disable a safety feature, create a hazardous condition, be injured or killed. Plus, it turns out the wire just needed disconnected and reconnected — so everything is back to normal. Go to measuring block 81-1.
Now there are two options for this… 1. While it's not required, I removed the trim around the air vent dial to make it easier to pry the grille up. Be sure to re-install the clip exactly as was it was removed. Can you pop out these switch clusters and just change them into the new one or not? I can only speak for my experience of course, and I had zero problems. New videos are always being uploaded every week! Removal of unit does not require removal described in steps 1 to 8. Headlight switch In order to remove the switch, access it from the back, squeeze horizontal bars to release it. You do need the anti theft radio code when installing a new or used radio in another car.
If you don't have the 4 digit radio code the head unit will be locked. I was hoping that the fuse was the problem and I would not have to replace the radio. Thanks James Great guide, James! Note: Some factory radios will require a security code if they are unplugged or lose power. He also says that it is Bluetooth ready with the appropriate module would I already have this as my existing unit works with my phone or is it built in to the unit, do you think I will need any other wiring plugs etc,and would the car need to be reprogrammed by ford for the new unit to work with steering wheel controls ,and convers + screen Your help is very much appreciated many thanks Richard Hi James I have an 08 Mondeo estate with the 6000cd unit. Personally if it was me, I would chop the current plug and fit the new quadlock connector onto the wires, which would then get the stereo working a bit harder if you do not know what your doing. Remove them by pressing the lock tabs up and then pulling the plug straight out.