If you have a VW Volkswagen Passat CC and want to upgrade your factory radio, then this article will be of great help for you. Buying an ideal car radio may cost you a lot of money, while installing it by a professional will even cost you more. If you want to save money, it’s a good idea for you to install it by yourself. You can achieve it with a correct installation guide and some related installation experience. Look at the following picture, which is a popular 2008-2013 VW Volkswagen Passat CC radio from Seicane after installation, if you have the same dashboard, you can follow the following installation guide to install your new car radio.
- Please apply the parking brake and remove the negative cable on the vehicle battery before the removal to ensure safety.
- A lever and a screwdriver need to be prepared before the installation.
Please refer to the below step-by-step removal and installation instructions for 2008-2013 VW Volkswagen Passat CC radio as a reference:
Step1: Remove the trim panel.
Please pry around the trim panel with a lever. While prying, please loosen the trim panel with your hand. When the trim panel is loosened, please remove the trim panel off the dashboard and gently place it aside for further removal.
Step2: Remove the four screws on the radio.
Please unscrew the four screws which are holding the radio at four corners with a screwdriver. Then keep them well in a small box for the installation of a new radio.
Step3: Take the factory radio out of the dash.
After the four screws are unscrewed, you can easily pull the factory radio out of the dash.
Step4: Disconnect the wiring harness.
Before you put the factory radio aside, please disconnect the wiring harness at the back of it.
Step 5: Connect the new Seicane radio to the original wiring harness as the user manual or the wiring diagram shows.
Step 6: 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.
Step 7: Put the new Seicane radio into the dash and install four screws.
Step 8: Install the trim panel into its original place.
You may encounter some questions during the whole process of the installation, please seek help from your dealer or a professional. Make sure you are clear about every step before the installation. If you think it too hard to install it on your own, it’s suggested you go to a car stereo upgrade center or ask a technician for help.
Most importantly, you also need to make sure your new car radio can be compatible with your car. If you don’t have a suitable one, I’d like to share a modern 2008-2013 VW Volkswagen Passat CC radio from Seicane for you, please click:
Coming with a large 8 inch multi-touch screen with HD 1024*600 pixel resolution, it makes the operation easier and provides a clearer viewing to watch videos. The built-in GPS system can tell you where you are and help you find the way to your destination within the least time. To connect your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone with this unit, you can stream your favorite music as well as dial and receive calls with your hands on the steering wheel control, ensuring the safety of you and your passengers all the way.
Enjoy all your trips from now on with this excellent VW Volkswagen Passat CC radio in your car. Good luck to you!