Pontiac G6 Car Radio and Speaker Removal and Installation

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Pontiac G6 How to Remove Car Stereo and Replace
   
Factory Wire Color Codes
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Aftermarket Wire Color Codes
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Speaker Phasing
Installing Aftermarket Speakers and Proper Hook-up

Speaker Phasing
Font Left   Front Right
+ Tan   + Light green
- Gray   - Dark green
     
Rear Left   Rear Right
+ Brown   + Dark blue
- Yellow   - Light blue
   
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Pontiac G6 How to Remove and Replace Front Speakers

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How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment

Pontiac G6 How to Remove Front Speakers

Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 1.1) Pry top edge of small triangular panel from top front of door panel releasing clips. All clips release with pry pressure.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 2.1) Pull top edge of triangular panel back check for released clips.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 3.1) At door handle cavity, pry small cover to open.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 4.1) Swing cover to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 5.1) Remove exposed Torx screw.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 6.1) Pry top edge of door handle panel from door panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 7.1) Pull leading edge of door handle panel from door panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 8.1) If there is difficulty removing front edge of panel, push pry tool in behind front edge of panel releasing front clip.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 9.1) Release trigger on connector at door lock switch.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 10.1) Remove connector.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 11.1) Locate door handle linage cable.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 12.1) Lift edge of lock on cable to allow linkage to release from door handle panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 13.1) Release door handle linkage from door open handle.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 14.1) When reinstalling linkage, place metal tab into small plastic loop.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 15.1) Place metal tab into opening on door handle panel and lock end into place.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 16.1) Locate tab at back edge of door.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 17.1) Push center pin of tab in approximately 1/8 inch.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 18.1) Grasp tab to remove from door panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 19.1) Removed tab and center pin.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 20.1) When reinstalling tab, push center pin back though tab approximately 1/8 inch.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 21.1) Place tab back into opening on door panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 22.1) Push center pin in, flush with tab to lock in place.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation  

Driver's door steps 21 - 33.
For passenger's door, skip to Steps 54 - 66.

23.1) At hand hold cavity on arm reset, pry edge of insert panel up to release.

How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 24.1) Remove insert panel and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 25.1) Remove exposed screw.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 26.1) Remove second exposed screw.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 27.1)Pry front edge front edge of control panel up to release clips.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 28.1) Lift front edge of control panel up to release remaining clips.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 29.1) Remove control panel from arm rest.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 30.1) Release trigger on first connector to disconnect.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 31.1) Remove first connector.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 32.1) Release trigger on second connector to disconnect and remove.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 33.1) Release trigger on third connector to disconnect and remove.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 34.1) Remove control panel and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 35.1) Pry back bottom edge of door panel from door releasing clips.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 36.1) Work across bottom of door panel releasing clips.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 37.1) Work up front and rear edges of door panel releasing clips.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 38.1) Pull bottom edge of door panel away from door check for all clips being released.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 39.1) Lift back edge of door panel up out of window jam.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 40.1) Pull back on small triangular panel at front of door panel then lift front edge of door panel up out of window jam.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 41.1) Pull top edge of door panel away from door for access to back of panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 42.1) Locate connector on wire bundle attached to door panel, lift trigger on connector.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 43.1) Disconnect and set door panel to side.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 44.1) Styrofoam on door along with securing clips may remain on door.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 45.1) Remove clip.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 46.1) Remove all clips around edges of Styrofoam.
46.2) Check door panel for any remaining clips.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 47.1) Styrofoam is part of door panel.
47.2) Peel Styrofoam from door, place onto door panel and use all removed clips to secure to door panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 48.1) Check door for any remaining clips.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 49.1) Pry clips from door.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 50.1) Place door panel clip back onto door, sliding them into slot.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 51.1) Remove top screw securing speaker to door.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 52.1) Pry top edge of speaker from door.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 53.1) Grasp top edge of speaker and pull up to release bottom edge of speaker from door.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 54.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect and remove speaker.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 55.1) Passenger's side door panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 56.1) Gently pry top edge of insert panel on door hand hold releasing clips.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 57.1) Work along top edge of insert panel releasing clip.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 58.1) Work down edge of insert panel releasing clips.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 59.1) Work to end of insert panel releasing clips.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 60.1) Remove insert panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 61.1) Remove one exposed screw at top of opening.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 62.1) Remove one exposed screw at bottom of opening.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 63.1) Pry at front edge of switch on arm rest.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 64.1) Lift front edge of switch up releasing clip.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 65.1) Lift switch from arm rest.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacment 66.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
Replacing Speakers, Removal and Installation 67.1) Remove switch and set to side.

Continue to step 34.

   
Pontiac G6 How to Remove and Replace Rear Speakers

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How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement

Pontiac G6 Speaker Removal and Installation

Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 1.1) From trunk, release both rear seat backs.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 2.1) Inside of trunk, bottom or rear package shelf at center of rear seat release assembly, gently pry side of lock away from edge of car.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 3.1) Gently pry opposite side of lock away from edge of car.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 4.1) Release rear seat latch assembly for bottom of rear package shelf.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 5.1) Set assembly to floor of trunk.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 6.1)  Fold rear seat backs down.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 7.1) At rear seat lock assembly driver's side, remove one screw along back of seat.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 8.1) Remove second screw at lock assembly.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 9.1) Passenger's side rear seat lock assembly, remove one screw.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 10.1) Remove second screw at lock assembly.
10.2) Push rear seats back up, do not lock into position.

Note - Possibly during the removal process you may lock the rear seat back into position. Hold base assembly in trunk and pull cables to release rear seat backs.

How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 11.1) Grasp bottom front edge of rear seat cushion driver's side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 12.1) Pull cushion up to release locking clip. All clips release with pressure.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 13.1) Grasp bottom front edge of rear seat cushion passenger's side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 14.1) Pull cushion up to release locking clip. All clips release with pressure.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 15.1) Pull front edge or rear seat cushion up.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 16.1) Remove rear bottom seat cushion from car and set to side.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 17.1) Locate plastic cover along front edge of rear bottom seat cushion frame driver's side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 18.1) With screwdriver, gently pry edge of plastic cover away from mounting bracket.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 19.1) Remove exposed mounting bolt.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 20.1) Edge of plastic cover will release.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 21.1) Remove plastic cover.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 22.1) Plastic cover has two locks. Prying edge of cover away from center of cover release locks.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 23.1) Passenger's side, with screwdriver, gently pry edge of plastic cover away from mounting bracket to release.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 24.1) Remove plastic cover.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 25.1) Remove exposed mounting bolt.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 26.1) Along bottom edge of rear seat back, passenger's side, remove one mounting bolt at seat belt strap.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 27.1) Remove bolt and release seat belt strap.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 28.1) Fold seat belt strap and place onto rear package shelf.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 29.1) Along bottom edge of rear seat back, remove bolt.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 30.1) Remove seat belt straps from screw and set to side.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 31.1) Along bottom edge of rear seat back, remove second bolt.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 32.1) Release seat belt strap from screw.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 33.1) Fold seat belt strap and place onto rear package shelf.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 34.1) Along bottom edge of rear seat back, driver's side, remove one mounting bolt at seat belt strap.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 35.1) Remove bolt and release seat belt strap.
35.2) Fold seat belt strap and place onto rear package shelf.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 36.1) Grasp bottom front edge of frame assembly.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 37.1) Hinge frame assembly back toward rear seat cushions.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 38.1) Lift entire rear seat frame and cushions up to release over two center mounting bolts.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 39.1) Remove rear seat cushions and frame from car.

Note - This may be a two person job, be careful, frame may scratch door panels on the way out.

Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 40.1) Bottom part of frame is flimsy, you may have to bend back in place if not remove from car with help.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 41.1) Driver's side, side panel at door jam, middle back edge of panel, pry under panel at clip to release.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 42.1) Remove clip and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 43.1) Bottom edge of side panel, pry behind panel to release clip.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 44.1) Remove clip and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 45.1) Side panel where it meets bottom door jam panel, pry up on front edge of panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 46.1) Lift edge of panel up to release from lower door jam panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 47.1) Pull lower edge of side panel up away from lower door jam panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 48.1) When reinstalling side panel, tab at bottom edge of panel fits into slot on lower door jam panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 49.1) Push side panel toward front of car.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 50.1) Panel will release from clip through slot.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 51.1) Remove panel and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 52.1) Pry front edge of small cover from rear side panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 53.1) Swing cover open.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 54.1) Remove exposed screw.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 55.1) Grasp bottom edge of side panel and pull to release lower clip.
55.2) Work up front edge of panel releasing second clip.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 56.1) Slide your arm down back side of panel toward clips, push panel away from side of car to release.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 57.1) When reinstalling rear side panel. guide (at thumb) mates to hole (at finger) in side of car.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 58.1) Grasp edge of side panel and pull up to release from rear package shelf.
58.2) Remove panel and set to side.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 59.1) Rear side panel has two tongues along bottom edge of panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 60.1) Rear side panel tongues mate to two openings in rear deck panel, align tongues when reinstalling.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 61.1) Pry remaining clip from rear side panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 62.1) Remove clip and set to side for reinstallation.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 63.1) When reinstalling rear side panel, pull edge of weather stripping from behind panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 64.1) When reinstalling lower side panel, install clip (removed in step 62) to secure panel when holes match up.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 65.1) Passenger's side, side panel at door jam, middle back edge of panel, pry under panel at clip to release.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 66.1) Remove clip and set to side.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 67.1) Bottom edge of side panel, pry behind panel to release clip.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 68.1) Remove clip and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 69.1) Side panel where it meets bottom door jam panel, pry up on front edge of panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 70.1) Pull lower edge of side panel up away from lower door jam panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 71.1) When reinstalling side panel, tab at bottom edge of panel fits into slot on lower door jam panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 72.1) Push side panel toward front of car.
72.2) Panel will release from clip through slot.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 73.1) Remove panel and set to side.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 74.1) Pry front edge of small cover from rear side panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 75.1) Swing cover open.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 76.1) Remove exposed screw.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 77.1) Grasp bottom edge of side panel and pull to release lower clip.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 78.1) Work up front edge of panel releasing second clip.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 79.1) Slide your arm down back side of panel toward clips, push panel away from side of car to release.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 80.1) When reinstalling rear side panel. guide (at thumb) mates to hole (at finger) in side of car.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 81.1) Grasp edge of side panel and pull up to release from rear package shelf.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 82.1) Rear side panel has two tongues along bottom edge of panel.
82.2) Remove panel and set to side.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 83.1) Rear side panel has two tongues along bottom edge of panel.
83.2) Rear side panel tongues mate to two openings in rear deck panel, align tongues when reinstalling.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 84.1) Pry remaining clip from rear side panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 85.1) Remove clip and set to side for reinstallation.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 86.1) When reinstalling rear side panel, pull edge of weather stripping from behind panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 87.1) When reinstalling lower side panel, install clip (removed in step 85) to secure panel when holes match up.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 88.1) Along front edge of rear deck panel passenger's side, pry behind edge of panel to release clip.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 89.1) Remove clip and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 90.1) Along front edge of rear deck panel driver's side, pry behind edge of panel to release clip.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 91.1) Remove clip and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 92.1) Passenger's side, lift bottom edge of front panel to allow seat belt strap to pass through opening and release from rear deck panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 93.1) Center seat belt strap, lift bottom edge of front panel to allow seat belt strap to pass through opening and release from rear deck panel.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 94.1) Driver's side, lift bottom edge of front panel to allow seat belt strap to pass through opening and release from rear deck panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 95.1) Grasp front edge of rear deck panel.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 96.1) Lift edge of panel up to allow plastic covers on rear deck tie downs to clear tie down mounts.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 97.1) Pull rear deck panel toward front of car.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 98.1) Remove rear deck panel and set to side.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 99.1) Reach through rear seat opening into trunk to bottom of rear speakers.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 100.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
100.2) Disconnect both rear speaker connectors.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 101.1) Remove first screw securing speaker to rear deck.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 102.1) Remove second screw securing speaker to rear deck.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 103.1) Remove third screw securing speaker to rear deck.
How to Install Speakers, Removal and Replacement 104.1) Remove fourth screw securing speaker to rear deck.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 105.1) Lift rear speaker from rear deck.
Replacing Speakers, Removing and Replacing 106.1) Remove rear 6 x 9 speaker.
   

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