Ford Expedition How to Replace Car Stereos - Remove and Install
   

Ford Expedition
Car Stereo Removal and Replacement


Ford Stereo Removal Tools
Stereo Removal Tools

   

Ford Expedition
Car Stereo Repair
NO DISPLAY

   

Ford Wire Harness

Factory Wire Harness Codes
Below

   

Aftermarket Wire Color Codes, Hook Up and Install

Factory Wire Connector Codes
Below

   
Speaker Phasing
Installing Aftermarket Speakers and Proper Hook-up
   
NO AUDIO
With aftermarket stereo installation?
   
Ford Expedition - How to Remove and Replace Front Speaker
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How to Install Speakers, Remove and Replace

Ford Expedition Front Speaker
Removal, Replacement and Installation

How to Remove Speaker, Replacing and Installing 1.1) Remove top edge of triangular panel above door panel by releasing clip.
How to Install Speakers, Remove and Replace 2.1) Pull panel up, releasing two clips into door panel.
How to Remove Speaker, Replacing and Installing 3.1) Remove exposed screw.
How to Install Speakers, Remove and Replace 4.1) Pry front edge of control panel up releasing clip, pull up releasing rear tongue clip.
4.2) Disconnect connectors.
How to Remove Speaker, Replacing and Installing 5.1) Remove exposed screw in control panel cavity.
How to Install Speakers, Remove and Replace 6.1) Pry cover off courtesy light.
How to Remove Speaker, Replacing and Installing 7.1) Remove exposed screw.
How to Install Speakers, Remove and Replace 8.1) Pry trim ring from around door open handle and feed trim ring into door panel.
How to Remove Speaker, Replacing and Installing 9.1) Lift door panel straight up, releasing hooks securing door panel.
9.2) Push door panel forward to feed door open handle through opening.
9.3) Disconnect courtesy light connector.
How to Install Speakers, Remove and Replace 10.1) Remove four screws securing 5" x 7" speaker to door.
10.2) Disconnect connector and remove speaker.
   
Ford Expedition - How to Remove and Replace Rear Speaker
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How to Remove Speaker, Replace and Install

Ford Expedition Rear Speaker
Removal, Replacement and Installation

How to Remove Speaker, Replace and Install 1.1) Pry front edge of control panel up releasing clip, pull up releasing rear tongue clip.
1.2) Disconnect connector.
How to Remove Speaker, Replace and Install 2.1) Pry trim ring from around door open handle and feed trim ring into door panel.
How to Remove Speaker, Replace and Install 3.1) Remove two screws along bottom edge of door panel.
How to Remove Speaker, Replace and Install 4.1) Lift door panel straight up, releasing hooks securing door panel.
4.2) Push door panel forward to feed door open handle through opening.
4.3) Remove four screws securing 5" x 7" speaker to door, disconnect connector.
   

Ford Expedition - How to Remove and Replace CD Changer
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How to Remove CD Player, Replacment and Install

Ford Expedition
How to Remove CD Changer

1.1) Lift cover from center console.
1.2) Remove
plastic mat at bottom of pocket.

How to Remove CD Player, Replacment and Install 2.1) Remove two screws.
2.2) Remove CD changer protective cover.
How to Remove CD Player, Replacment and Install 3.1) Remove two screws securing CD changer to console.
How to Remove CD Player, Replacment and Install 4.1) Lift CD changer from pocket.
4.2) Disconnect
connector and remove from pocket.
4.3) Remove plastic mounting attached to CD changer.
   
Ford Expedition Dash Cluster and Odometer Removal and Replacement
(Repair Instructions Below)
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Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair

Ford Expedition How to Remove and Repair

Dash Cluster and Odometer

Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 1.1) Gently pry above control panel in dash.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 2.1) Slide pry tool toward right to release one of two small triggers releasing control panel from dash.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 3.1) Shown, two triggers on panel.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 4.1) When triggers are released toward right, small lock trigger on side of panel is released allowing left side of control to be removed first.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 5.1) Remove control panel from dash, release triggers on connectors to disconnect.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 6.1) Adjust steering column to full down position.
6.2) Gently pry right side of lower dash away from dash releasing clips. All clips release with pry pressure..
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 7.1) Gently pry left side of lower dash away from dash releasing clips.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 8.1) Remove lower dash panel up over steering column and set to side.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 9.1) Remove three screw along top of gauges.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 10.1) Remove one screw right of steering column below gauges.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 11.1) Remove second screw right of steering column below gauges.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 12.1) Remove one screw left of steering column below gauges.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 13.1) Remove one exposed screw in cavity of control panel removed in earlier steps.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 14.1) Pull left side of dash panel from dash.
14.2) Release trigger on connector to disconnect and release panel.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 15.1) Gently remove trim panel from dash and surrounding gauges, set panel to side.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 16.1) Gently pry left side of trim panel from around car stereo releasing clips.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 17.1) Release clips on right side of trim panel from around car stereo releasing clips.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 18.1) Release connector from car stereo trim panel and set panel to side.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 19.1) Remove one screw from dash right of car stereo and AC controls.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 20.1) Remove one screw from upper dash above left of car stereo.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 21.1) Remove one screw right of steering column.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 22.1) Remove upper dash panel and set to side.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 23.1) Remove one screw bottom right of gauges.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 24.1) Remove one screw bottom left of gauges.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 25.1) Check all screws, be sure gauge assembly is not mounted.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 26.1) Gently pull gauge assembly from dash.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 27.1) Reach behind gauge assembly, locate connectors on back of gauges.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 28.1) Release triggers on connectors to disconnect.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 29.1) Lift gauge assembly up gently.
Cluster Replacement, Removal and Repair 30.1) Remove gear display from gauges.
Dash Cluster Removal, Repair and Replacement 31.1) Remove gauges from dash.
   
Ford Expedition Odometer Repair, Remove and Install
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Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 1.1) Remove dash gauge assembly.

NOTE - Choose a clean work area. Placing the face of the gauges on a soft towel will help. Less of a chance of scratching the front panel.

Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 2.1) Lay dash gauge assembly on face and remove screw from cover.
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 3.1) Remove second screw from cover.
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 4.1) Remove remaining screws from cover.
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 5.1) Remove cover and set to side.
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 6.1) Release connector from PCB (Printed Circuit Board).
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 7.1) Check all SMR (Surface Mount Resistors) for good connection. Removing solder and apply fresh solder to all large SMR's on PCB.
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 8.1) Gently lift edge of PCB from gauges. This process will release front gauge connections from PCB.
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 9.1) Work your way across middle of PCB lifting from gauges.
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 10.1) Work your way across to end of PCB lifting from gauges. Then work around entire PCB.
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 11.1) Remove PCB from gauges.
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 12.1) Locate connector on PCB. Mating connector was removed in an earlier step.
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 13.1) Turn PCB over and locate back side of connector.
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 14.1) Flow new solder ALL connections for connector. Look for circles around center of solder joint, poor solder.
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement
... We are missing several steps here. I'd suggest removing white plastic frame from gauge assembly. You want access to the connections for this connector. You can reach them from this small opening, but the end connections are difficult to reach. You may cause a solder bridge and not see it!
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 15.1) When reinstalling, this small pen looking object is the odometer reset button. It will fall out of the gauges at some point and you will wonder what it is.
Ford Dash Repair, Removal and Replacement 16.1) With back plastic cover reinstalled, place odometer reset into opening before installing PCB.
Removing Guages, Replacement and Install 17.1) Odometer reset installed.
   
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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