Mazda Pick-Up Truck Removing and Replacing Car Stereo
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Ford Ranger How to Remove and Install Car Radio Mazda Truck Stereo Removal and Replacement
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 1.1) A set of "Din Removal Tools" or "Ford Stereo Removal Tools" are needed.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install
Stereo Removal Tools
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 2.1) Locate two small openings on left side of car stereo.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 3.1) Insert removal tool, tool should click into place when seated.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 4.1) Locate two small openings on right side of car stereo.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 5.1) Insert removal tool, tool should click into place when seated.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 6.1) Grasp ends of removal tools.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 7.1) Spread end of tools apart from each other.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 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.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 9.1) Grasp base of antenna connector.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 10.1) Pull to remove from car stereo.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 11.1) At main connector, locate locking trigger at bottom of connector.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 12.1) Squeeze locking trigger into connector to release and remove.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing How Removal Tools Work
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 13.1) Spring clip attached to side of car stereo locks edge of dash between face of stereo and clip.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 14.1) Removal tool when inserted locks into spring clip.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 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.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 16.1) To remove tools from car stereo, push down on spring clip.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 17.1) Remove tool from car stereo.
How to Replace Car Radios, Removing and Installing 18.1) When installing car stereo, locate mounting slide bracket.
Radio Replacement, Removal and Install 19.1) Opening on sides on slide bracket mate to slide bar in dash to secure the stereo from vibrations and bumps.
Radio Replacement, Removal and InstallRadio Replacement, Removal and Install 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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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 - Ford 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
Ford Wire Color Codes and Diagrams
   
Diagram 2
Ford Wire Color Codes and Diagrams
   
Diagram 3
Ford Wire Color Codes and Diagrams
   
Wire diagrams may not be 100% accurate for your vehicle.
   
Front and Rear Speaker Removal and Replacement Presently Not Available
   

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