FJ Cruiser - Removing and Replacing Radio and Speakers

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FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker

Toyota FJ Cruiser Front Speaker Removal

Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 1.1) Gently pry screw cover from door open handle cavity.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 2.1) Remove exposed screw.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 3.1) Clip at leading edge of door panel.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 4.1) Gently push center pin on clip in approximately 1/4 inch.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 5.1) Gently pry entire clip with base from door panel.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 6.1) Removed clip from door panel.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 7.1) For reinstallation of this door panel clip, gently push center pin back through base of clip approximately 1/4 inch.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 8.1) Place clip back into opening on door panel.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 9.1) Push base of clip flush with door panel.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 10.1) Push center pin in flush with base of clip to secure into place.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 11.1) Gently pry screw cover from under door handle.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 12.1) Remove exposed screw.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 13.1) Gently pry leading edge of arm rest control panel to release clip. All clips release with pressure.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 14.1) Lift leading edge of control panel up.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 15.1) Pull control panel forward to release rear latch from door panel arm rest.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 16.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 17.1) Remove arm rest control panel and set to side.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 18.1) Gently pry rear bottom edge of door panel from door releasing clips.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 19.1) Work across bottom of door panel releasing all clips.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 20.1) Work up front and rear edges of door panel releasing all clips.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 21.1) Lift back edge of door panel up out of window jam.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 22.1) Followed by lifting front edge of door panel up out of window jam.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 23.1) Pull top edge of door panel away from door for access to back of door panel.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 24.1) Locate cables, grasp first cable at white end.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 25.1) Pull cable away from door panel releasing lock. Cable lock releases with pressure.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 26.1) Turn end of cable to release end of cable from lock.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 27.1) Remove released cable from door panel.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 28.1) Grasp second cable at green end.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 29.1) Pull cable away from door panel releasing lock.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 30.1) Turn end of cable to release end of cable from lock.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 31.1) Remove released cable from door panel. Remove door panel and set to side.

NOTE - Repeat this process backwards when reinstalling, White and green end of cable snaps back into lock with pressure.

FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 32.1) Check door for any remaining door panel clips.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 33.1) Pry clips from door panel to remove.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 34.1) Place clips into slots on door panel ready for reinstallation.
Replace, Remove and Install Speakers 35.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
FJ Cruiser Replacing, Removing and Installing Speaker 36.1) Remove screws securing speaker to door panel.

NOTE - Print these instructions. You will need and aftermarket "Riser Ring" to install aftermarket speakers.

Tech Help Note - for determining aftermarket installation polarity of speaker wires for correct hook up see Speaker Phasing above.

   

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