Do It Yourself Buick Regal Car Stereo Removal and Install
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Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation

Buick Regal
How to Remove and Replace Car Stereo

Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 1.1) Gently pry panel insert from center console and disconnect connector.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 2.1) Lift center console top insert up releasing clips and remove.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 3.1) Remove two screws from center console.
3.2) Remove rubber insert from bottom of arm rest cavity and remove two screw.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 4.1) Remove one screw on passenger side of car from bottom of side panel.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 5.1) Remove fuse panel cover from side of dash.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 6.1) Pull bottom side panel forward releasing clip and remove.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 7.1) Remove one exposed screw from panel on passenger side of car.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 8.1) Release plastic tab on drivers side of car at bottom of panel next to hood release.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 9.1) Remove one screw at bottom of panel on drivers side next to center console.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 10.1) Set parking brake, shift to low gear.
10.2) Surrounding assemble around gear shift has spring suspension, push down on forward edge while pulling center console toward back of car. For small clearance from dash.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 11.1) Pull left side panel toward back of car releasing clips and set toward floor.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 12.1) Gently pull entire dash trim from dash and around car stereo
12.2) Remove panel from car.
Regal Car Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation 13.1) Remove screws securing car stereo to dash.
13.2) Pull car stereo from dash, disconnect antenna and connectors.
   
Factory Wire Color Codes
See Diagrams Below
   
Aftermarket Wire Color Codes
See Diagrams Below
   

Speaker Phasing
Installing Aftermarket Speakers and Proper Hook-up

Speaker Phasing
Font Left   Front Right
+ Tan   + Light green
- Gray   - Dark green
     
Rear Left   Rear Right
+ Brown   + Dark blue
- Yellow   - Light blue
   
NO AUDIO
With aftermarket stereo installation?
   
Buick Regal - Wire Diagrams - Wire Color Codes
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Wire Diagrams, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Corvette, Geo, GMC, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Saturn.
DO NOT CUT FACTORY WIRE HARNESS
   
Aftermarket stereo installation? Why purchase the aftermarket wire harness? Installation is easier, no guess work with wire color codes and a Headache Saver! Factory wire colors codes are not universal. See Aftermarket Videos above.
We discourage cutting the factory wire harness.
This section aids in troubleshooting and determining wire color codes, phasing for speaker hook up, locating power wires for installing external devices and add-ons.
Diagrams may not be applicable to Bose Audio Systems
   
GM Wire Harness Diagram, Wire Color Codes and Pin Configuration Wire color codes and wire diagrams
IMPORTANT - There are two (2) yellow*, two (2) gray and two (2) brown wires in this harness. Locate the +12 volt constant wire first. Label it or splice to constant wire on aftermarket stereo first. Swapping yellow wires will cause damage to any aftermarket stereo. Check fuses if your unable to find +12 volts.
1   Gray Left Front Speaker (-)
2   Tan Left Front Speaker (+)
3   Dark Green Right Front Speaker (-)
4   Light Green Right Front Speaker (+)
5   Black Ground
6   Brown Illumination
7   Gray Dimmer
8   Blank  
9   Yellow* (Green) Switched +12 volts
10   Orange Constant +12 volts
11   Light Blue Right Rear Speaker (-)
12   Dark Blue Right Rear Speaker (+)
13   Yellow Left Rear Speaker (-)
14   Brown Left Rear Speaker (+)
   
All wire diagrams and color codes are not 100% accurate.
   
Front and Rear Speaker Removal and Replacement presently not available.
   

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