That doesn't look quite right. There's no need to move the instrument
panel, for one instance, and they've neglected to mention removal of the
trim ring around the shift lever, for another.
If you follow those directions, you may end up breaking something really
expensive. And ALL interior trim is stunningly costly.
Honda has very extensive and very detailed instructions for radio removal
on their Techinfo site.
If it were just one page, I'd send it to you, but there are pages and pages
I recommend you spend ten bucks to get the proper instructions for
yourself. If you break something, you'll spend a lot more than $10
Remember that you've got a "3.2TL", not just a "TL".
Choose your car, then "Symptom/Repair & Body Info", then "Audio-Visual and
Communications Systems". Once you choose that, remember to hit the Search
button one more time!
My 3-day subscription runs out tonight, so you're on your own after that.
Well there you go. You're more careful than most. Good work.
Honda had/has lots of problems with their audio units. I don't think they
spent/spend much on them. But they seem to spend an awful lot on warranty
Make sure they use an "aftermarket harness". This is an add-on piece which
allows you to avoid cutting into (damaging) the factory wiring. It has the
necessary factory plugs on one end, and bare wires on the other. These you
solder onto your new radio's wires.
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