To pursue a high-quality car life, you may find it’s a good idea to replace your factory radio. Some car owners may think it is too expensive to replace it. However, if you know how to install a new head unit, you can save possibly hundreds of dollars. Please have a careful look at the picture below which is a Seicane 2005-2009 Opel Vectra car stereo after installation, if it’s the same with or similar to your dashboard, you can take the following Opel Vectra car stereo installation instructions as a reference.
Here are some tips for you before the installation:
1.Please disconnect the power before the installation.
2. A lever and a screwdriver need to be prepared before the installation.
3.Please keep all the separate parts from the car. Please take great care of the dashboard to avoid scratching it during its detachment and installation. Please keep handy any parts from the car and make use of all the original screws from the car as much as possible, so each related part of the unit can be fixed securely.
2005-2009 Opel Vectra car stereo installation guide
1.Insert the removal tools into the small holes in both sides of the original radio.
2.Take the original radio out of the dash by pulling the removal tools a little and pulling it out with your hands.
3.Disconnect the connector at the back of the original radio.
4. Take out the screws and tidy some wires to inner place.
5. Pry the trim panel with a lever, release and remove it.
6. Plug antennas as the pictures show below.
7. Use a screwdriver to pull out the side panel, then take out lower side panel in front of file.
8.Make red long line inserted down through the side panel and up through removed panel in front of file, then firm the side panel.
9. Sort cables and interfaces as the picture shows below, tidy all of them to the right space.
10.Connect the red cable to the right position.
11.Connect the red cable with the removed small panel in front of file and reinstall it.
12.Make connection for cables and interfaces between the new Seicane car stereo and the car.
13.Then connect the two outside cables to the back of the new Seicane car stereo, then put new radio into the dash and install removed panel into its original place.
If you find the dashboard in the pictures above is different from yours, please don’t worry. It’s normal that there are some difference on the dashboard between different manufacture years. The installation is similar, and it won’t have much influence on the installation. If it’s the first time for you to install a car stereo, please do it under the guidance of a professional.
Before you start to install, you also need to be sure your new car stereo can work well with your car. To help you confirm, I’d like to share a car stereo from Seicane specially built for 2005-2009 Opel Vectra with you, please click:
Upgraded to a great deal of advanced components, you’ll get every feature that you’d expect from a car head unit in this Opel Vectra car stereo, like GPS navigation, Bluetooth, DVD, iPod, TV, WIFI, radio, USB/SD connection, etc. The large 7 inch multi-touch screen can greatly facilitates the operation as well as provides you with a better viewing.
Take this wonderful Opel Vectra car stereo as your perfect road companion to have a different driving later on!