How to Install an Android Head Unit in 2009-2017 Audi Q5?

More or less, we like to make some changes to our loved car. Some car owners add decorations such as car pendants, dolls, some may install useful car gadgets like driving recorder, car charger, car refrigerator etc, while some even choose to modify car parts. All these are for comfortable and convenient in-car life.


We have many ways to enjoy better driving. In my opinion, a good car stereo head unit is the most important as no one can bear without any music in the car. If there is already a nice stereo in your car, you don’t need to do anything; If it’s just the basic stereo with few function, it’s time for you to consider upgrading it. After reading this stereo installation guide for 2009-2017 Audi Q5, you may get help for your decision.

Removal and Installation of 2009-2017 Audi Q5 Radio

In the market, you are given a wide range of external stereo brand and model choices. Here we installed the Seicane android car stereo in Audi Q5.

  • Tools: Plastic pry tools, screwdrivers.
  • Note: Cut off the car power before working to ensure safety.

Step 1, Pry to open the trim panel of the screen, remove the panel, and unplug the connectors.



Step 2, Remove 4 screws that fixed the screen, take out the screen, and unplug its connectors.



Step 3, Pry to open the A/C outlet, take down the outlet, and disconnect the plugs.



Step 4, Pry to remove the A/C button panel, take it down and unplug the connectors.



Step 5, Remove 4 screws that fixed the CD unit, pull it out and disconnect its plugs.



Step 6, Take a check at the wiring harness and other accessories of Seicane android stereo head unit.



Step 7, Correspondingly connect the new wiring harness to the car plugs.



Step 8, Connect the original CD unit and install it back to the dashboard.



Step 9, Install the screen bracket, connect the screen, and tighten the screws to fix it.



Step 10, Power on the car to test the new stereo system. If it works well, install all car parts back; if there is a problem, double check the wiring conditions.



Improve driving experience with Seicane touchscreen stereo GPS system

  • Wide viewing sight – With the 12.3 inches large touchscreen, you see everything very clearly and operate it easier. When you use GPS navigation, you get to know all road situation in real time.
  • Stable performance – Applied the Android 10.0 system, Samsung-A53 8-Core CPU and 4GB RAM, this head unitalways provides with you stable performance and smooth response.
  • Multiple functions – Not only can you enjoy lots of songs  offline/online at quality sounds, but you can watch videos at HD 1080P resolution, use Carplay, stream Bluetooth music etc. With DVR, backup camera connected to the radio system, you drive safer on the road.

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