Like change a cell phone, remove the original car radio and install a new one has becoming a popular trend. Though original 2007-2009 Skoda OCTAVIA II Radio is good, it has few functions can not meet needs of us. If you want to have a new driving experience, you should install a new aftermarket radio on your Skoda OCTAVIA. And here is intructions of installation.
2007-2009 Skoda OCTAVIA II Radio installation
1) Pry up the panel around the original Skoda OCTAVIA II Radio with plastic tool.
2) Pick up the trim panel on the original car radio.
3) Remove four screws around the radio with a screwdriver.
4) Pull out the original radio.
5) Disconnect the radio antenna in the back of the radio.
6) Unplug the electrical plugs running to the back of the radio.
7)Make antennas and cables connected step by step as installation instructions show,and you should be very careful when you are doing this for it will affect whole procedure.
8)Connected the new aftermarket radio to your Skoda OCTAVIA II, you should check whether your connections are correct, the new unit is in right position,and you’d better have a tidy for the cables.
9)Finally, you can turn on your new aftermarket radio. If it works with no problem, and then you can fix four screws on your new aftermarket radio.Finally put trim panel on the surface of your new Skoda OCTAVIA II Radio.
2007-2009 Skoda OCTAVIA II Radio pre-installation
1)Before connecting,please make sure the ignition is off to avoid short circuit.
2)Ensure connect the yellow and red power cable at last.
3)Ensure that all loose wires are isolated with electricaltape
4)Ensure don’tangle the wire when tighten the moving parts(Such as seat rails).
5)Ensure that all GND is connected to the same place.
6)Using the improper fuse may cause damage of fire,so when replace the fuse,please consult the professional.
By the way, if you didn’t have a new aftermarket radio yet. I’d like to share a good one with you.
This Seicane aftermarket radio has High quality RK PX3 with 1.66 GHz frequency Quad-core processor with 1G DDR III. And 7 inch HD 1024*600 multi-touch screen with smooth operation, high sensitivity and abundant interaction for the better view of your road ahead. The most attractive is it’s intelligent pure android 4.4.4 operation system with exquisite and user-friendly user interface. You can set any of your favorite application icons as shortcut on the main menu and set the position of the icons according to your preference.
If you still can’t do these steps by yourself, you’d better ask someone professional to help you. Here is a image of Seicane Skoda OCTAVIA II Radio after installation.
Good luck to you! Wish you can have a good time with your new Skoda OCTAVIA II Radio.