Toyota RAV4 Car Audio - Car Radio and Speaker Removal

Car Stereo Repair | Car Stereo Removal | FAQ | Shipping for Repair | Contact US

   

Toyota RAV4
How to Remove Factory Car Radio

1.1) Remove four Allen screws from trim panel around car stereo.
2.1) Gently pry panel from dash.
3.1) Remove trim panel and set to side.
4.1) The top two nuts may fall into the dash when removing dash trim panel.
4.2) Squeeze lightly with pliers and reinstall.
5.1) Remove four 10mm screws securing car stereo to dash.
6.1) Pull car stereo from dash.
7.1) Remove antenna lead, release triggers on connectors to disconnect.
   
Aftermarket Car Stereo
Wire Color Codes
   
Factory Wire Harness, Color Codes and Aftermarket Installation
   
Speaker Phasing
Installing Aftermarket Speakers and Proper Hook-up
   
NO AUDIO
With aftermarket stereo installation?
   
Erratic Volume Control
DIY Repair
   
Toyota Rav 4 How to Remove and Replace Front Speaker

Car Stereo Repair | Car Stereo Removal | FAQ | Shipping for Repair | Contact US

Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install

Toyota Rav 4 How to Remove Front Door Panel Speaker and Tweeter Guide

Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 1.1) With small flat head screw driver, open screw cover in door handle cavity.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 2.1) Remove exposed screw.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 3.1) Gently pry up on trim ring above door lock switch to release lock on trim panel.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 4.1) Gently pry down on trim ring below door handle to release lock on trim panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 5.1) Remove trim panel over door open handle and set to side.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 6.1) Gently pry at bottom of insert panel on door pull handle to release clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 7.1) Pry up edge of insert panel to release all clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 8.1) Remove panel and set to side.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 9.1) Remove one exposed screw at bottom of handle.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 10.1) Remove one exposed screw at top of handle.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 11.1) At leading edge of door panel, gently twist plastic screw to release clip, apply no forward pressure on screw or it will not release.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 12.1) Pry entire plastic screw assembly from door panel when screw is loose.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 13.1) Gently pry edge of tweeter panel from door.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 14.1) Remove panel.
14.2) Check panel to see if all clips were removed with panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 15.1) Gently pry clip from door.

NOTE - When removing door panel, check all clips before reinstalling.

Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 16.1) Place clip into slot on panel before reinstallation.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 17.1) Remove one 10mm screw securing tweeter to door.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 18.1) Gently place flat head screw driver under middle of front edge of panel.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 19.1) Push screw drive in, under panel to release metal clip and gently pry up to release.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 20.1) Pull front edge of panel up and forward to release rear latch on panel.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 21.1) Release trigger on side of connector to disconnect, set panel to side.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 22.1) Starting at front bottom edge of door panel, gently pry panel from door releasing clips.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 23.1) Work your way across bottom of panel then up front and rear sides to release all clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 24.1) Pull bottom edge of door panel far enough away from door for door open handle to clear opening.
24.2) Lift rear edge of door panel up out of window jam.
Rav4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 25.1) Lift front edge of door panel up out of window jam, check for all clips, and set panel to side.
   
Toyota Rav 4 How to Remove and Install Speakers

Car Stereo Repair | Car Stereo Removal | FAQ | Shipping for Repair | Contact US

Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install

Toyota Rav 4 How to Remove Rear Door Panel Speaker and Tweeter Guide

Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 1.1) With small flat head screw driver, open screw cover in door handle cavity.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 2.1) Remove exposed screw.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 3.1) Gently pry up on trim ring above door lock switch to release lock on trim panel.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 4.1) Gently pry down on trim ring below door handle to release lock on trim panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 5.1) Remove trim panel over door open handle and set to side.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 6.1) Gently place flat head screw driver under middle of front edge of panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 7.1) Push screw drive in, under panel to release clip and gently pry up to release.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 8.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect, set panel to side.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 9.1) Gently pry at bottom of insert panel on door pull handle to release clips.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 10.1) Pry up edge of insert panel to release all clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 11.1) Remove panel and set to side.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 12.1) Remove one exposed screw at bottom of handle.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 13.1) Remove one exposed screw at top of handle.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 14.1) Starting at front bottom edge of door panel, gently pry panel from door releasing clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 15.1) Work your way across bottom of panel then up front and rear sides to release all clips.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 16.1) Pull bottom edge of door panel far enough away from door for door open handle to clear opening.
16.2) Lift rear edge of door panel up out of window jam.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 17.1) Check door for any remaining clips.
Rav 4 Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 18.1) Pry clips from door.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 19.1) Place clip into slot on panel before reinstallation.
   

Car Stereo Repair | Car Stereo Removal | FAQ | Shipping for Repair | Contact US

Factory Car Stereo Repair, Inc.
1987 Corporate Square, Suite 159
Longwood, Fl. 32750