It’s easy to upgrade a Dodge Dakota radio to a latest head unit. Hundreds of aftermarket head units are on the market for your choice. You just need to go to the market and pick the suitable one for your car and install it in your car.
However, the installation should be professional for the reason that in dash radios are embedded in the car and have many wires connections. It’s not recommended to upgrade the head unit yourself if you didn’t have training before. Wrong installation may bring damage to the new unit or even worse. Please go to a car stereo upgrade shop to do the upgrade, or ask a professional for help.
The following is the removal and installation instruction for Dodge Dakota radio. Please disconnect the negative cable on the vehicle battery to ensure security. And, please protect the front seats and trim panel during upgrade.
- Remove the trim panel. Remove the screws on the trim panel and pry around the trim panel gently until it is loosened. Take the trim panel off the dashboard by disconnecting the wires at the back of it.
- Remove the radio. Unscrew the screws at the four corners of the radio. Then, put them in a box. Take the radio out of the dash and disconnect the wiring harness at the back of it.
- Install the new radio. Connect the new radio to the original wiring harness. The detailed connections of wires should be according to the instruction of the new radio. There would be a little difference between different units.
- Test the new radio. Connect the negative cable on the battery and turn on the new radio. Test whether all the functions are compatible with your car. Please pay attention to the installation of GPS antenna, radio antenna and TV antenna if you meet problems in these functions. If everything’s good, install the trim panel back to the dashboard.
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The dual zone function in this unit supports navigation system working with entertainment functions. If you are in another interface but the GPS map, the voice cue will remind you of the road conditions as well.
The navigation system in this unit supports 3D GPS maps with voice cues, distance information, POIs, road planning and so on. You will never get lost with this function.
It has DVD player for 1080p HD videos and format DVD±R, DVD±RW, CD-R/RW, VCD, HDVD, DVCD, DIVX. And, all the set parameter can be memorized and restored automatically.
It has Video/Audio/Aux input and output ports. You can connect to amplifier, headrest LCD monitor, rearview camera and other external media devices. It also has USB port and SD card slot for music and movie play, photo view, E-book Reading and so on.
It is equipped with backup camera input for connecting rearview camera or intelligent security systems. You can install a rearview camera in the car and watch the video of the back of your car when reversing the car.
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