How To Replace A Toyota Camry Oem


Many cars come with an in built factory radio inclusive of the speakers. Music lovers might want to have a better clarity receiver and radio system. It is generally easy to change the factory set with the market systems. They might not be as powerful as the other speakers available. They might not have the latest features too. In such cases people would like to replace it. The first step of this process is to remove it. Since this is a very essential part we must know how to remove the in dash receiver in the Toyota Camry. The reason for the removal could be even due to some faults or even because of substituting it with newer technology.

Before knowing how to remove the receiver, the things required for doing are a screwdriver, flathead screwdriver of small size, wrench, and a panel tool. These tools are easy to handle and therefore may be used by anyone. Some knowledge about the connections from the radio must be known to do this.

The receiver of the in-dash is emptied by taking the compact disc or cassettes. The ignition is then turned off. The brake for parking is set. The panels that are present on either sides of the original receiver are pried off. The screws are then unscrewed with the help of the screwdriver.

The shift knob of the gear is unscrewed by turning it to the left. The knob is then removed. The door of compartment for storage that is present in lower part of the dash is opened. The panels that are present around shifter are pulled up and removed. This is started from behind the panel. The remaining part of the trim on console is pulled. After that the harness for wiring that is present underneath is released and trim panel is also removed.

The next step would be to thrust down a shift lock. This button can be found on the left of the handle of shifter. This is pressed down and this shifter is moved to lowest possible gear setting. When the shifter is out of way, the compartment for storage that is found at the bottom of the radio is pulled out.

After the removal of storage compartment, the two bolts of the size 10 millimetres are removed. This is found below the controls controlling the heater. The two vents in upper dash which is above radio are pried out. Then the vents are removed.

After the above step is done, few bolts will be exposed. These bolts are pulled out. The radio controls are then pulled out from the dash. The various wiring harnesses are disconnected that was formerly plugged in the back.

With the help of this article and its above instructions, anyone can learn how to remove the in dash receiver in the Toyota Camry. This article is very specific to the Toyota Camry and cannot be followed for every other car. The Replacing of the OEM Stereo its very simple if you follow the Instructions.


Source by Jack Wylde