Ford Escort Car Audio - Stereo and Speaker Remove and Replace
Car Stereo Repair
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Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install

Ford Escort How to Replace Car Stereo
Removal and Aftermarket Installation

How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing

1.1) "Din Tools".

How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing
Stereo Removal Tools

Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 2.1) Insert "Din Tools" into openings on both sides of face plate in dash.

DO NOT REMOVE STEREO!

How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 3.1) Under dash, on driver's side is one of the AC control cables.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 4.1) Release trigger at center of cable head to release.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 5.1) Remove car stereo face slightly from dash.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 6.1) At back of car stereo, release triggers on black and gray connectors to release.
6.2) Remove antenna lead from stereo.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 7.1) At AC controls, the vacuum connector can be removed by pulling triggers away from connector to release.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 8.1) At AC controls, release trigger on connector to release.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 9.1) At AC controls, release trigger on connector to release.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install

10.1) At AC controls, release trigger on final connector to release.
10.2) Remove entire assemble, guide released cable from under dash through car stereo opening to remove.

How to Replace Factory Car Stereo, Removal and Installation Below.

   

Ford Wire Harness

Factory Wire Harness Codes
Below

   

Aftermarket Wire Color Codes, Hook Up and Install

Factory Wire Connector Codes
Below

   
NO AUDIO
With aftermarket stereo installation?
   
Speaker Phasing
Installing Aftermarket Speakers and Proper Hook-up
   
How to Install Car Stereo, Removing and Replacing
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How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing

How to Install Aftermarket Car Stereo

Ford Escort requires kit and wire harness

Metra kit 99-5720
Metra wire harness70-5720

Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 1.1) Remove three knobs from AC control.
1.2) Remove screws at spring bracket from both sides of car stereo and set brackets to side.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 2.1) Release small triggers at base of control.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 3.1) Remove control and mount into provided kit.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 4.1) Remove screw securing center control with with cable.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 5.1) Twist control to release from face.
5.2) Mount control into provided kit.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 6.1) Remove screw securing remaining control.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 7.1) Twist control to release from face.
7.2) Mount control into provided kit.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 8.1) Slide car stereo into kit from front.
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 9.1) Side mounting screw holes on car stereo mate to openings on side of kit.
9.2) Install screws provided with car stereo to secure to kit.
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 10.1) Remember spring brackets removed in an earlier step?
Replacing Car Stereo, Remove and Install 11.1) Install side spring brackets
How to Replace Car Radio, Removing and Installing 12.1) Splice wire harness provide with kit to aftermarket car stereo.
12.2) Check installation tips provide with kit and wire harness for rear window defrost switch hook up.
12.3) Install car stereo into dash.
   

How to Replace Speakers, Removing and Installation
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Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions

Ford Escort
Front Speaker Removal, Replacement and Installation

Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 1.1) At top leading edge of door panel, pull center tab from panel pin.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 2.1) Remove entire panel pin.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 3.1) At front lower leading edge of door panel, pull center tab from panel pin.
3.2) Remove entire panel pin.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 4.1) At door handle cavity, gently pry screw cover from screw.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 5.1) Remove exposed screw.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 6.1) Pull door open handle to release back edge of assembly.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 7.1) Pull door open handle away from door to allow front hook on assembly to release. Let this assembly hang in place.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 8.1) Remove screw from arm rest cavity.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 9.1) This may be a difficult step.
9.2) Push door panel in to view clip on window crank. (Remember position of window crank when reinstalling)
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 10.1) With a pick tool or needle nose pliers pull clip from window crank to release.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 11.1) Remove window crank from door.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 12.1) Removed window crank and clip.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 13.1) Immediately install clip on to window crank. Window crank can be pushed back onto window crank shaft and will lock into place when reinstalling.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 14.1) Pull bottom edge of door panel from door, all clips will release with pressure.
14.2) Work your way up front and rear sides of door panel releasing remaining clips.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 15.1) Lift back edge of door panel up out of window jam and over door lock.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 16.1) Slightly pull front edge of door panel away from door and up at the same time to release.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 17.1) Feed door open handle assembly through opening in door panel.
17.2) Remove door panel and set door panel to side.
Ford Escort Front Speaker Removal Instructions 18.1) Remove screws securing car stereo speaker to door panel.
Replacing Car Stereo, Removing and Installing 19.1) Before installation of door panel, check ground and door panel for any clips that may not have been removed with door panel. Insert panel clips back onto door panel before installing.
   

Ford Escort How to Replace Speakers - Removal and Installation
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How to Replace Speakers, Removal and Installation

Ford Escort Rear Speaker Removal and Replacement

How to Replace Speakers, Removal and Installation 1.1) Lower rear seats to down position.
1.2) Lift up center tap on all three clips across leading edge of rear deck.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Install 2.1) Remove entire clip from panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Install 3.1) At rear brake light, push center tab on clip in.
How to Replace Speakers, Removal and Installation 4.1) Remove clip from brake light assembly.
4.2) Repeat steps for second clip on brake light assembly.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Install 5.1) When reinstalling this clip, push center tap back through clip. Install clip, then push center tab flush to lock in place.
How to Replace Speakers, Removal and Installation 6.1) Remove rear brake light housing.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Install 7.1) Release trigger on connector to remove.
How to Replace Speakers, Removal and Installation 8.1) Remove two 10mm bolts from brake light assembly.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Install 9.1) Remove brake light assembly and set to side.
How to Replace Speakers, Removal and Installation 10.1) Bow rear deck panel to release end of panel over remaining seat ends.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Install 11.1) Pull rear deck panel toward front of car, lift rear edge of deck panel up to release over brake light bracket.
How to Replace Speakers, Removal and Installation 12.1) Remove screws securing speakers to rear deck and remove.
   
Ford Car Audio - Wire Diagrams - Wire Color Codes
Factory Wire Harness Codes

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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.
 
Diagram 1
Ford Wire Color Codes and Diagrams
   
Diagram 2
Ford Wire Color Codes and Diagrams
   
Diagram 3
Ford Wire Color Codes and Diagrams
   
Diagrams NOT ACCURATE for 100% of vehicles.
   

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