Mazda Miata Speaker and Radio Removal and Replacement
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*NOTE - BE CAREFUL! We warn customers before attempting removal, these consoles are brittle, it will crack! Usually at a bottom corner. The dealership cost is $75+ for a new one!

   
Mazda Miata Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation near me.

Mazda Miata How to Remove and Replace Car Stereo

Mazda Miata Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation near me. 1.1) Remove (2) screws from inside the center console box.
Mazda Miata Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation near me. 2.1) Remove (2) screw, one from each side of the console bezel and (1) screw under ashtray/drink holder.
2.2) Remove gear shift knob and remove the center console, use caution, be careful of gas cap and trunk open latches.
Mazda Miata Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation near me. 3.1) Remove one screw exposed from panel removal at bottom left of front dash panel.
Mazda Miata Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation near me. 4.1) Now! I've bent a thick coat hanger, (Special Tool) with a hook on one end and a handle. The handle is for better leverage when pulling on AC vents for removal.
Mazda Miata Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation near me. 5.1) Insert special tool into AC vent to catch back edge of vent.
5.2) IMPORTANT! When pulling vent from panel, be sure to apply pressure to top of front dash panel around vent to hold to dash. This is important because of trim panel mounting.
Mazda Miata Stereo Replacement, Removal and Installation near me. 6.1) Remove two exposed screws in top of vent openings. (Not holding trim panel to dash while removing vents will break this mounting hardware!)
6.2) Pull trim panel from dash releasing clips. Check dash to see if clips were removed with panel. Remove clips and place back onto panel.
6.3) Remove four screws securing car stereo to dash.
6.4) Pull car stereo forward, disconnect antenna and connectors.
   

Color Codes for Aftermarket Installation

Factory Wire Harness Codes
Below

   
Speaker Phasing
Installing Aftermarket Speakers and Proper Hook-up
   
NO AUDIO
With aftermarket stereo installation?
   
Erratic Volume Control
DIY Repair
   
Mazda Miata Front Speaker Removal and Replacement
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Mazda Miata Stereo Service, Do It Yourself Removing Front Door Speaker with Installation

Mazda Miata
How to Remove and Install Front Speakers

Mazda Miata Stereo Service, Do It Yourself Removing Front Door Speaker with Installation 1.1) From front edge of speaker panel, begin lifting panel releasing clips. All clips release with pressure.
Mazda Miata Stereo Service, Do It Yourself Removing Front Door Speaker with Installation 2.1) Remove three screws securing car speaker to door panel.

Tech Help Note - for determining correct aftermarket speaker wire installation see Speaker Phasing above.

   
Mazda Car Audio - Wire Diagrams - Wire Color 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
Car Stereo Repair - Wire Harness Codes - Bose Car Stereo, Speaker, Amplifier Repair
 
Diagram 2
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Diagram 3
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Wire diagrams may not be 100% accurate for your vehicle.
   
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