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How to upgrade a 1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio with DVD Navigation System Bluetooth

 

As time goes by, you may find your factory radio is far enough to meet all your needs due to its single function, or you may be dissatisfied with its malfunction sometimes. In that case, you can consider replacing it with a new aftermarket head unit. If you own a 1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class, you can look at the below picture which is a Seicane Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio after installation. If you have the same or similar dashboard, you can refer to the below steps to help you with the installation.

 

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio after installation

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio after installation

 

Some tips before the installation:

1. Please disconnect the power before the installation.

2. Please prepare unlock tools r before the removal and 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.

 

 

 

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation guide

 

1. The picture of the original CD player and 6-disc CD player.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 1

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 1

 

2. First detach the gear shift panel.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 2

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 2

 

3. Use a screw driver to remove the screw marked with a red circle to release the car charger and ashtray.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 3

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 3

 

4. Remove the car charger and ashtray assembly.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 4

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 4

 

5. Use a screw driver to remove the screw marked with a red circle.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 5

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 5

 

6. Pry the air conditioner panel out with a plastic lever.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 6

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 6

 

7. Remove the original air conditioner panel.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 7

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 7

 

8. Remove the heated seat and control panel assembly.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 8

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 8

 

9. Pay attention to this buckle.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 9

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 9

 

10. Remove two screws.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 10

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 10

 

11. Pull out the original CD player.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 11

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 11

 

12. Please be careful not to stretch the wiring harness behind the assembly.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 12

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 12

 

13. The wiring diagram as follows. Put the plug of the car in the socket of the unit.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 13

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 13

 

14. The wiring diagram.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 14

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 14

 

15. The wiring diagram.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 15

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 15

 

16. Radio antenna lead.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 16

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 16

 

17. Install the new Seicane radio back after the wiring harness has bee connected. Fasten the four screws.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 17

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 17

 

18. Install the air conditioner panel, the car charger, the ashtray, the heated seat and the control panel back.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 18

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 18

 

19. Reinstall cigarette lighter.

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 19

1998-2004 Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio installation step 19

 

20. Turn on the new Seicane radio and have a careful check if everything works well.

 

There are a little difference on the dashboard between different years of cars. Therefore, it’s normal if you find the above dashboard is different from yours. But the installation is quite similar, it won’t have much impact on the installation. If you find the whole process is too complicated to you, you can do it under a professional technician or directly install it in a car stereo upgrading center.

 

Before the installation, you need to make sure that you have a right car stereo for your car. If you have no idea which car stereo can fit your car, you can click the following link which is a wonderful Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio from Seicane.

 

http://www.seicane.com/seicane-s127507-1998-2004-mercedes-benz-clk-class-c209-clk200-clk230-clk320-android-radio-dvd-navigation-system-with-bluetooth-music-mirror-link-obd2-3g-wifi-flash-hd-1024-600-multi-touch-screen

 

This popular Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio comes with high configuration as well as a wide range of practical and entertainment features, including GPS navigation, DVD player, Bluetooth connectivity, iPod, TV, WIFI, USB, SD card, etc.

 

The GPS navigation system will help you easily reach your destination on time by providing you the correct and best way. You can still stay focused on the road ahead and keep your hands on the steering wheel control for phone calls as well as enjoy streaming music by simply pairing your enabled cell phones with this head unit.

 

Hopefully you like this amazing Mercedes Benz CLK Class radio and enjoy your all trips with it!

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