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Go to a car parts store and get the Ford radio removal tools. It's two
U-shaped rods that fit into those 4 holes. You put in the rods, tip them
slightly outwards, then use them to pull the radio or whatever towards
You could cheat by using 4 nails or small screwdrivers, but the danger
is if you go in too far, you risk bending the clips, making it extremely
difficult to remove. The rods usually only go in so far.
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Sure, the Ford dealer can remove your factory-made stereo and replace it
with another factory-made stereo. If you want a better sounding car stereo,
Crutchfield would be your best source. They have brand name car stereos and
speakers. If you seek a better sounding car stereo system, it best to
contact Crutchfield before buying them because they know exactly what models
fits perfectly in your car without damaging anything in your car. They
tested every vehicles themselves in their "garage". The car stereo system
comes with a FREE instaltion kit for your vehilcle with a do-it-yourself
instruction sheet. The kit comes with propper tools for removing your old
stereo and installing a new one as well as harness fasteners that fits
perfectly into your car wiring system. Crutchfield offer 24 hour technical
support on car stereo instalation if you get stuck or confused on the
intructions. Their staff are very friendly and helpful. You wouldn't need to
have a professional install it for you. Their technical support are trained
professionals willing to help you install your system yourself. Here's the
link to their website:
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