How do i get the radio/CD player decks out?

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  1. Yellow4.6

    Yellow4.6 New Member

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    OK i'm replacing my A/C panel and need to know how to get the trim piece off so i can access the panel to replace it.

    Are their any tricks to taking the radio and CD player so i can get the trim piece off? I know you have to have a tool to put into the 4 holes, just didn't know if theirs an "at home" method?

    Thanks
     
  2. The Green GT

    The Green GT Active Member

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    Ive never taken it out with a stock radio, but there is a long arm on the back side of the bezel with a torx head on it holding it in the dash. Once you get that off, it should pull out if the radio is out.
     
  3. Yellow4.6

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    yeah i know how to get the a/c panel out..............just can't get the radio and CD out........only thing thats holding me up :mad:
     
  4. Fets

    Fets Legend

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    you need to get a coat hanger or something skinny and bend it like a "U" and put them in the 2 holes on each side and pull it out
     
  5. Outlaw97GT

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    Or go to your local autoparts store and spend 5 bucks and get the tool to do it...... O0
     
  6. 94twinscrew

    94twinscrew Active Member

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    ...and once the U's are in,to pull the unit out you have to pull towards you,along with a steady outward pressure on the tools.
     
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    I coat hanger works just as good. Good luck!!
     
  8. GDawg

    GDawg Well-Known Member

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    You guys still have wire coat hangers...? :D

    All mine are plastic and different colors...! ;D Times are changing.

    If you have a wire coat hanger you can just cut off a small piece and bend it into a "U" shape. And that will work.
     
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    Thats what I did. Push them in and pull on the radio at the same time.
     
  10. Yellow4.6

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    Thanks for the help....i went to Walmart and picked up the tool for $4
     
  11. DropTopPony

    DropTopPony Administrator Staff Member Admin SN95 Supporter

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    my clothes from the dry cleaner come back on wire hangers so i usually have a few in the closet.