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Can I switch my 1999 Ford f250 radio to a 2006 Radio? If so how, plug and play?

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Some radios have an additional "universal" adapter that plugs into the radio harness and has the correct harness plug for your exact application. There are also "face plate" adapters available to make up for any size differences between old and new. (all cost extra but are worth it) Make sure these are available when you buy the radio. If you can't figure out how to remove dash cover, detailed instructions can be found in any inexpensive vehicle specific manual (good for other repairs as well) The only dimensional problem you may have is depth...Make sure that the radio you are buying will fit all the way into the dash without hitting an air box or other item you can't move. Wiring on all new radios are tagged so you know what they are. Tape over any unused wires to avoid shorts and static. Any fused wires should be positioned low where you can get to them if necessary for service without removing everything. When you need to tap a wire for power, use fuse block accessory port instead...otherwise you can overload an important circut, or trigger the airbag system.
Good luck

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

  • Richard Scordino Apr 14, 2009

    Factory radio swaps may require some alterations to harness. be careful doing this or you can damage vehicle electronics.

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