Removing Kia Optima Car Audio - Car Stereo and Speaker
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Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation

Kia Optima How to Remove and Replace
Car Radio

Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 1.1) Open pocket below AC controls.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 2.1) Gently pry bottom left edge of dash trim panel from dash above pocket opening releasing clips. All clips release with pressure.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 3.1) Gently pry bottom right edge of dash trim panel from dash above pocket opening releasing clips.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 4.1) Gently pry bottom right side of dash trim panel from dash releasing clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 5.1) Gently pry middle left side of dash trim panel from dash releasing clips.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 6.1) Gently pry top left side of dash trim panel from dash releasing clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 7.1) Gently pry top right side of dash trim panel from dash releasing clips.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 8.1) Gently pull dash trim panel from dash.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 9.1) Reach behind panel at bottom, release trigger on connector to disconnect and remove connector.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 10.1) Reach behind panel at bottom, release trigger on second connector to disconnect and remove connector.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 11.1) Reach behind panel at bottom, release trigger on third connector to disconnect and remove connector.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 12.1) Lift bottom edge of dash trim panel up for access to top connectors.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 13.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect and remove connector.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 14.1) Release trigger on second connector to disconnect and remove connector.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 15.1) Remove dash trim panel and set to side.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 16.1) Check all clip openings on dash for any remaining clips not removed with dash trim panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 17.1) Grasp beck of clip at opening.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 18.1) Push clip out front of opening to remove.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 19.1) Place clip onto dash trim panel ready for reinstallation.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 20.1) Remove two screws securing left side of car stereo to dash.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 21.1) Remove two screws securing right side of car stereo to dash.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 22.1) Pull car stereo slightly from dash.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 23.1) Remove antenna jack from car stereo.
Kia Optima Stereo Removal, Replacement and Installation 24.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect and remove connector..
Replacing, Removing and Installing Kia Radios 25.1) Remove car stereo.
   
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