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How do I remove the radio in my 2005 Volkswagen Jetta?

I need to get to the rear of the radio and I need to remove some of the dash panels to do it but I'm not sure how to attack it. Please help.

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It takes two specialty "U" shaped tools inserted into the sides of the radio. If you look closely you will see two vertical holes on the left and right side of the radio.

Your best bet is to go by a car audio store and most of the time they will let you use them or take it out for you for a small charge.

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