Would you like to get access to the most advanced and modern features in your car while you are driving? If your answer is yes, then an ideal car radio can meet your different needs. If your factory radio is too old to be compatible with some new features, you can replace it with a new aftermarket car radio. And if you are going to deal with the car radio installation by yourself, you can refer to a related car radio installation instruction. The following is a 2009 2010 2011 2012 MAZDA 5 car radio installation instruction from Seicane, which can be taken as your reference.
Tips about 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.
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2009 2010 2011 2012 MAZDA 5 car radio installation instruction
1. Unclip and remove the cup holder panel in the center console.
2. Unclip and remove the small pocket panel on the back of the center console behind shifter.
3. Remove two 8mm bolts under the cup holder panel holding the back half of the center console to the front half.
4. Unscrew the shift knob and remove it carefully.
5. Unclip and remove the shifter trim panel.
6. Slide both seats forwards and remove two Phillips screws on each side of the center console under the screw covers.
7. Unclip and pull back the panels at the lower front sides of the center console.
8. Remove two Phillips screws from both sides(total of four) of the front lower half of the center console.
9. Unclip and remove the vent panel including the hazard switch above the factory radio. Then it will be much easier for you to get access to the screws. And remove the two screws.
10. Remove two screws from behind the shifter trim.
11. Pull center console forward so as to gain access to two screws under the climate controls. And then remove these two screws.
12. Unclip harness and pull rear center console backwards.
13. Press in shifter to release trigger and pull shifter down, make sure to have a brake on.
14. Use a pry tool to release climate controls.
15. Remove one screw and one 10mm bolt.
16. Pull factory radio out, release clips and unplug radio connectors.
17. Check all the accessories for the new Seicane car radio.
18. Connect the harnesses to the back of the new Seicane car radio.
19. Connect the Seicane car radio to your original car radio ‘s plugs.
20. Turn on the new Seicane radio to have a careful check if everything works well. If it doesn’t, please check whether all the cables are connected correctly.
21. Put the new Seicane radio into the dash.
22. Put everything into their original place. All the installation is done.
Wish the above installation guide can be helpful for you to some extent. If you have any problems and don’t know how to deal with, please feel free to contact your dealer, communicate with someone experienced or turn to a professional for help. Or if you still think it hard for you to install the new car radio, you can directly arrange a professional technician to help you deal with the installation.
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With this car radio installed in your car, you can see that this car radio comes with almost all the main features that you are expecting from a car radio, including 3D GPS navigation system, FM/AM radio tuner, Bluetooth hands-free phone calls, Bluetooth streaming music, DVD player, AUX, file management, etc.
With the assistance of the high-end 3D GPS navigation system, you are able to know where you are and get the right route to reach any locations you would like to go to according to turn-by-turn directions and voice prompts. Additionally, thanks to this unit’s dual zone function, you are able to freely enjoy your favorite music behind the scene under GPS mode. And the music will automatically switch to GPS voice.
Besides, you can also gain great convenience and enjoyment by pairing your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone with this all-in-one unit for Bluetooth hands-free phone calls and streaming music at the same time.
Wish you like this unit and good luck to you!