If you have a Vauxhall Astra from 2010 to 2013 and are going to upgrade your factory radio with a modern car stereo for higher performance and better experience in your car, then this article can do great help for you. The following picture is a top Seicane 2010-2013 Vauxhall Astra radio after installation, if your dashboard is the same as it, you can follow the step-by-step installation instructions of this Vauxhall Astra radio to help with your installation. For the installation is quite easy, you can achieve it on your own with a correct installation guide and some related experience.
Here are some tips for you before the installation:
1.Please disconnect the power before the installation.
- A lever and a screwdriver need to be prepared before 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.
2010-2013 Vauxhall Astra radio installation guide
Step 1: Remove the panel as the picture shows with a plastic tool.
Step 2: Pull out the shifter cover.
Step 3: Remove two screws of each side with a Phillips screwdriver.
Step 4: Remove the whole trim panel and set it aside.
Step 5: Pry two chips at each side of the center control.
Step 6: Remove eight 10mm bolts holding the center control panel in place.
Step 7: Pull out the center control panel.
Step 8: Unplug the connectors behind it.
Step 9: Remove two 10mm bolts.
Step 10: Pull out the factory radio and unplug the connectors behind it.
Step 11: 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.
Step 12: Put the new Seicane radio into your car, you should check whether your connections are correct, and you’d better have a tidy for the cables.
Step 13: If everything is OK, firm bolts and screws then make trim panel back on your new Seicane radio.
There might be some differences between the above dashboard and yours, please don’t worry, because the installation is similar, it won’t have much impact on the installation. If you have any questions, you can turn to your dealer or a professional for help. A wiring diagram will do great help for you.
If you don’t have an ideal radio for your car, you can refer to the following link which is an attractive 2010-2013 Vauxhall Astra radio for your car, you are welcome to click:
This Vauxhall Astra radio with a GPS navigation system and a DVD player is loaded with a large 7 inch multi-touch screen which makes the operation easier and the viewing clearer. Provided by accurate guidance and voice prompts, you won’t have trouble in even travelling all over the country or finding a nearest gas station. The Bluetooth technology for hands-free calls and streaming music is available in this unit. The USB connection for portable devices allows you to play your favorite programs when you are outdoors.
It’s wise of you to take this Vauxhall Astra radio right now with such a reasonable price. Wish you like it and good luck to you!