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To remove the stock stereo

How to remove the stock stereo to install custom one???

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  • bcp1 Jul 24, 2008

    please help

  • bcp1 Aug 02, 2008

    very, very helpful...

    instructions you gave were very to the point.

    got the stock stereo out and installed the new one in 20 minutes!

    thank you for the help....

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Basically:

1: remove center console - 2 parts where the shifter is located... all of em use clips - just give it a nice pull and it'll pop off
2: remove driver side panel attached to radio console( 2 clips only)
3: remove screw found behind center pocket under a/c control
4: pop out a/c unit (4 clips - 2 on top 2 on bottom) just give it a nice pull... (was scary at first but easy and won't break anything)
5: pull entire front center panel (silver piece that covers radio/ac etc etc)
6: radio is attached via 4 screws - 2 on bottom - 2 on side
7: remove radio
8: make sure u have the AI install kit to install radio w/
9: reattach everything n you're done!

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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i dont know about that but be carful because iv read that there are security sensors in the wiring of the radio its called rats radio anti-theft system if tampered with it may cause ur car to lock up and not start until u take it to a mazda dealer or mechanic and they do a factory reset which may be very costly

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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