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Mazda RX7 Car Stereo and CD Player Removal and Repair
Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install

Mazda RX7
Car Stereo and CD Player Removal

Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install 1.1) With small flat head screw driver, gently pry bottom edge of small side panel from CD player releasing clips. All clips release with pressure..

Note - If you do not have the CD player, only car stereo will be removed.

Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install 2.1) Pry along edge of small side panel releasing clips.
Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install 3.1) Remove side panel and set to side.
Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install 4.1) Pry along edge of small side panel releasing clips on opposite side of CD player.
4.2) Remove side panel and set to side.
Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install 5.1) Pry along edge of small side panel releasing clips on side of car stereo player.
5.2) Remove side panel and set to side.
Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install 6.1) Pry along edge of small side panel releasing clips on opposite side of car stereo player.
6.2) Remove side panel and set to side.
   
IMPORTANT NOTE - This car stereo has TWO antennas, they can ripped from the car stereo when removing from dash. See Front Tweeter and Bose Amplifier Removal below, removing side panel also accesses antenn connections, disconnect beforer removing stereo.
   
Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install

7.1) For car stereo only, one set of "Din Tools", for car stereo and CD player two sets of tools are needed.

Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install
Stereo Removal Tools

Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install 8.1) Insert first tool into exposed opening on side of CD player until it clicks into place.
Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install 9.1) Insert second tool into exposed opening on side of car stereo until it clicks into place.
Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install 10.1) Insert third tool into exposed opening on side of CD player until it clicks into place.
Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install 11.1) Insert fourth tool into exposed opening on side of car stereo until it clicks into place.
Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install 12.1) Grasp ends of tools.
Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install 13.1) Pull tools toward outside of of units and pull out from dash.

Note - Car stereo and CD player have spring clips behind edge of dash. Pulling tool toward outside of units pulls springs behind dash in toward car stereo.

Factory Bose Stereo Repair, Remove and Install 14.1) Grasp left side tools simultaneously with right side of tools.
Mazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and InstallMazda Factory Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Install 15.1) Pull tools toward outside of of units and pull out from dash.
15.2) Remove units, remove connectors and antennas.

Note - Both units have a rubber stop on the back for securing the unit in place. This rubber stop mates to a small opening in the back of the dash. With age these stops may stick and may cause difficulty when removing. Also, both units are attached by cables and need to be removed simultaneously.

IMPORTANT NOTE - This car stereo has TWO antennas, they can ripped from the car stereo when removing from dash. See Front Tweeter and Bose Amplifier Removal below, removing side panel also accesses antenn connections, disconnect beforer removing stereo.
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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 RX7 Center Tweeter Bose Amplifier Removal
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Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair

Mazda RX7 Front Tweeter Bose Amplifier Removal

Note - There are two possible locations for the Tweeter Bose amplifier. The most common location is shown first.

Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair

Location One of Two

1.1) Below glove box, left side, remove one screw.

Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 2.1) Below glove box, right side, remove one screw.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 3.1) Open glove box.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 4.1 Push left side of glove box in to release latch.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 5.1) Push right side of glove box in to release latch.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 6.1) Remove glove box assembly and set to side.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 7.1) Passenger's side of center console, pull center tab on clip out to release.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 8.1) Pry outer edge of clip to release.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 9.1) Remove clip.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 10.1) Locate second clip along edge of center console panel.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 11.1) Remove clip.
11.2) Remove side center console panel.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 12.1) In glove box cavity, locate screw and remove.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 13.1) Remove small panel from glove box cavity.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 14.1) Remove one 10 mm screw securing Bose amplifier exposed from small panel removal.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 15.1) Remove second 10 mm screw securing Bose amplifier.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 16.1) Lower Bose amplifier from behind side center console panel.
Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install 17.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect and remove.
Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 18.1) Remove Bose amplifier.
   
Mazda RX7 Tweeter, Bose Amplifier Removal and Repair
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Replacing Bose Speaker, Remove and Install

Location Two of Two

1.1) Unscrew the gear shift knob and lift up the small section of the center console. It pops up easily. No need to remove.
1.2) This exposes two screws at the center of the console. Remove these and the two screws to the rear of the console on either side behind the seats.

Bose Speaker Replacement, Removal and Repair 2.1) Lift the rest of the console up to one side. The center amp will be in sight.
2.2)Two screws hold the amp in place. When these are removed the assembly is free.

Note - The amp assembly includes the harness that secures rear
console screws.

 

   
Mazda RX7 Front Door Panel and Bose Speaker Removal
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Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation

Mazda RX7 Front Door Panel Bose Speaker Removal

How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 1.1) Pry cap from door handle cavity.

Note - for passenger's door panel removal see step 37.

Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 2.1) Remove cover and set to side.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 3.1) Remove exposed screw.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 4.1) Pry edge of insert panel releasing clips. All clips release with pressure.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 5.1) Pry front edge of insert panel releasing clips.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 6.1) Pry back edge of insert panel releasing clips.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 7.1) Remove insert panel and set to side.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 8.1) Remove one screw front top edge of door panel.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 9.1) Remove one screw front bottom edge of door panel.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 10.1) Remove one screw back bottom edge of door panel.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 11.1) Gently pry edge of small triangular panel from door releasing clips.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 12.1) Remove small triangular panel and set to side.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 13.1) Gently pry edge of panel at back of door panel releasing clips.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 14.1) Pry down edge of panel releasing all clips.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 15.1) Remove panel and set to side.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 16.1) Pry back edge of door panel from door releasing clips.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 17.1) Pry along bottom edge of door panel to front of door panel releasing clips.
17.2) Pry up front and rear edges of door panel releasing all clips.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 18.1) Pull bottom edge of door panel away from door verifying all clips have been released.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 19.1) Lift back and front edges of door panel up out of window jam at same time, this will release two clips along the top of the door panel.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 20.1) Grasp top edge of door panel.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 21.1) Pull top edge of door panel back for access to control panel connectors.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 22.1) Squeeze trigger in center of connector into connector to release and remove.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 23.1) Release trigger on second connector to remove, remove door panel and set to side.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 24.1) Check door for any remaining door panel clips.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 25.1) Pry door panel clips from door to release.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 26.1) Slide door panel clips into slots on door panel ready for reinstallation.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 27.1) Squeeze trigger on connector at Bose enclosure to release and remove.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 28.1) Remove first screw securing Bose enclosure to door with speaker and amplifier.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 29.1) Remove screw securing Bose enclosure.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 30.1) Remove screw securing Bose enclosure.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 31.1) Remove screw securing Bose enclosure.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 32.1) Remove screw securing Bose enclosure.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 33.1) Remove screw securing Bose enclosure.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 34.1) Pull top edge of Bose enclosure from door panel.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 35.1) Lift Bose enclosure up out of opening to remove.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 36.1) Bose speaker enclosure removed.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation

Passenger's Door Panel Removal

37.1) Pry small cover from door panel below arm rest.

Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 38.1) Remove exposed screw.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 39.1) Pry control panel from top of hand hold releasing clips.
Removing Bose Speakers, Repair and Installation 40.1) Pull control panel from hand hold.
How to Remove Bose Speakers, Repair Bose Amplifiers and Installation 41.1) Remove exposed screw.

Note - Return to step 8 to continue.

   
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Mazda RX 7 Bose Acoustic Wave Removal and Installation Instruction

Mazda RX-7 '93-95
Rear Bose Amplifier Removal
with Acoustic Wave System
(Pictures shown with Acoustic Wave removed)

1.1) Remove all screws and wing nuts from rear drivers side.
1.2) Disconnect Bose amplifier power connector.

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Mazda RX 7 Bose Acoustic Wave Removal and Installation Instruction 2.1) Remove all screws and wing nuts from rear passenger side.
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Mazda RX 7 Bose Acoustic Wave Removal and Installation Instruction 3.1) Remove Bose Acoustic Wave.
3.2) Remove screws securing bracket for Bose amplifiers to Acoustic Wave.
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Mazda RX 7 Bose Acoustic Wave Removal and Installation Instruction 4.1) Remove two connectors to Bose amplifiers.
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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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