Ford Ranger Car Audio - Car Stereo and Speaker Removal and Replacement
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Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio Ford Ranger Removing and Installing
Car Stereo
Ford Stereo Removal Tools

1.1) A set of "Din Removal Tools" or "Ford Stereo Removal Tools" are needed.

Ford Stereo Removal Tools
Stereo Removal Tools

Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 2.1) Locate two small openings on left side of car stereo.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 3.1) Insert removal tool, tool should click into place when seated.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 4.1) Locate two small openings on right side of car stereo.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 5.1) Insert removal tool, tool should click into place when seated.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 6.1) Grasp ends of removal tools.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 7.1) Spread end of tools apart from each other.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 8.1) Pull car stereo from dash. Depending on how snug stereo may be fitted to dash, you may have to wiggle the stereo side to side to remove.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 9.1) Grasp base of antenna connector.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 10.1) Pull to remove from car stereo.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 11.1) At main connector, locate locking trigger at bottom of connector.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 12.1) Squeeze locking trigger into connector to release and remove.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools How Removal Tools Work
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 13.1) Spring clip attached to side of car stereo locks edge of dash between face of stereo and clip.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 14.1) Removal tool when inserted locks into spring clip.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 15.1) When pushing ends of tools away from each other, this pulls the spring clip into the side of the stereo releasing the lock to allow car stereo to be pulled from dash.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 16.1) To remove tools from car stereo, push down on spring clip.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 17.1) Remove tool from car stereo.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 18.1) When installing car stereo, locate mounting slide bracket.
Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio 19.1) Opening on sides on slide bracket mate to slide bar in dash to secure the stereo from vibrations and bumps.
Ford Stereo Removal Tools 20.1) Make all connections to back of car stereo including antenna, slide car stereo into dash, push to lock into dash..
   

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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 Ranger How to Remove Front Door Panel Speaker and Replacement
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Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install Ford Ranger How to Remove Front Door Panel and Speaker
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 1.1) Remove two screws from under hand hold.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 2.1) Remove one screw back bottom of door panel.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 3.1) Roll window down and not directions of window crank.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 4.1) Gently pry edge of window crank, between plastic washer and window crank.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 5.1) With pry pressure, release clips securing window crank cover.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 6.1) Pull window crank cover way from window crank.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 7.1) Turn window crank cover to side of window crank.
7.2) Remove exposed T-20 Torx screw at opening on window crank.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 8.1) Remove window crank and plastic washer, set to side.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 9.1) Pry bottom edge of hand hold panel on door panel from door panel releasing clips. All clips release with pry pressure.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 10.1) Pry along all edges of hand hold panel releasing all clips.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 11.1) Remove hand hold panel and set to side.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 12.1) Remove exposed screw from hand hold panel removal.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 13.1) Grasp edge of door panel tightly.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 14.1) Pull entire door panel straight up, then back from door to release and remove.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 15.1) Remove screws securing speaker to door, remove and disconnect speaker. See Speaker Phasing above.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 16.1) Back of door panel has many hooks along edges of panel.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 17.1) During door panel reinstallation, all hooks mate to openings in door.
Ford Ranger Front Door Panel and Speaker Removal, DIY Repair and Install 18.1) Align hooks from door panel to door, push door panel down to lock panel into place.
   
Ford Ranger How to Remove Rear Door Panel Speaker and Replace
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Ford Ranger Rear Door Speaker Removal, DIY Remove and  Install Speaker How to Remove Ford Ranger Rear Door Panel and Speaker
Removing and Replacing

1.1) Gently pry bottom edge of top seat belt restraint cover to release clip. Clip releases with pry pressure.

2.1) Lift seat belt restraint cover.
3.1) Remove exposed nut.
4.1) Remove seat belt from bolt and allow to hang from door.
5.1) Gently pry top left corner of door panel releasing clips. All clips release with pry pressure.
6.1) Pry down edge of door panel releasing clips.
7.1) Pry down edge of door panel releasing clips.
8.1) Pry along top edge of door panel releasing clips.
9.1) Pry down along edge of door panel releasing clips.
10.1) Pull door panel back away from door.
11.1) Bottom corner of door panel at seat belt restraint will release by pulling door panel up and away.
12.1) Door panel can be moved to the side for access to door.
13.1) Check door for any remaining door panel clips. In many cases, there will be more than one clip remaining on door.
14.1) Pry door panel clips from door to release.
15.1) Slid door panel clips into corresponding slots on door panel, ready for reinstallation.
16.1) Remove screws securing speaker to door, remove speaker and disconnect. See Speaker Phasing above.
17.1) During reinstallation of door panel, tuck bottom corner of panel behind seat belt restraint first. Be sure all door panel clips mate to openings in door before pushing door panel back into place.
18.1) Along outside edge of door panel, lift rubber weather stripping from behind panel to cover edge of door panel.
   
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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