As far as I am concerned, a qualified car radio should be integrated with both practical and entertainment features, which can bring both great convenience and enjoyment for you in car. Therefore, if you think your car radio is not up-to-date enough to be compatible with many modern features, it is suggested that you can consider replacing it with a new aftermarket car radio. This article is mainly about how to remove your factory radio and install a new car radio by yourself in a 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class X164 GL300 GL320 GL350 GL420 GL450 GL500 GL550. If you own the same car model and plan to replace your factory radio, you can take the following installation guide as a reference.
Some tips before the installation:
1.Please disconnect the power before the installation.
2.Please prepare a lever and a screwdriver 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.
4.For your convenience, here’s the recommended tools for removal and installation from Seicane, please check for more details: http://www.seicane.com/car-dvd-dismantling-device-srd-400
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class X164 GL300 GL320 GL350 GL420 GL450 GL500 GL550 car radio installation guide
1. The original car radio.
2. Pry the bottoming panel out of the dash with a plastic knife.
3. Pry the air conditioner panel out and remove it.
4. Remove two screws that fixed the radio on the dashboard with a screwdriver.
5. Use your finger to pull the buckles down.
6. Gently pull the factory radio out of the dash.
7. Then unplug the connectors at the back of the factory radio.
8. Check all the accessories for the new Seicane car radio.
9. Connect the harnesses to the back of the new Seicane car radio.
10. Connect the Seicane car radio to your original radio’s plugs.
11. Turn on the new Seicane car radio to have a careful check if everything works well. If it doesn’t, please check whether all the cables are connected correctly.
12. Put the new Seicane car radio into the dash.
13. Put everything into their original place. All the installation is done.
Now do you know how to deal with the whole installation process by yourself with this installation guide? If you meet any difficulties and don’t know how to overcome them, please feel free to contact your dealer, communicate with someone experienced or seek help from a professional. Or you can arrange a professional technician to help you install the new car radio straightly.
If you are still looking for a suitable car radio but don’t have any ideas, here I would like to share a remarkable 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class X164 GL300 GL320 GL350 GL420 GL450 GL500 GL550 car radio from Seicane with you. For more details, please click:
This car radio’s operation system has been upgraded to the intelligent Android 7.1.1 version and it is equipped with a powerful quad-core CPU processor. It can be regarded as one of the best replacements for your factory radio thanks to its exquisite interface and high performance.
With the help of the built-in GPS navigation, through turn-by-turn directions and voice prompts, you can know your current locations and navigate to your desired destinations. Additionally, with dual zone function, this car radio enables you to freely listen to your favorite music while navigating and the music will automatically switch to GPS voice.
While for entertainment options, you can make full of its entertainment features to bring a lot of joyfulness for your driving.
Wish you enjoy your driving experience accompanied by this car radio. Good luck!