How to remove and install a 2013 Honda CRV Radio with touchscreen bluetooth

Honda CRV is a good choice for many families, and some of you might be owners of it. The original radio of Honda CRV has few functions, the wisdom choice is remove it and install a new aftermarket Honda CRV Radio with many useful functions. Here are some instructions for you.

This is the original radio of 2013 Honda CRV.

2013 Honda CRV dashboard

2013 Honda CRV dashboard



1)Nut driver set

2)Torx driver set

3)Battery wrench

4)Small plastic putty knife


2013 Honda CRV radio removal

1)Connect a memory saver unit to your CRV according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Open the hood. Loosen the negative battery cable terminal, using a battery wrench. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.

2)Find the five hidden retainers that hold each vent to the dashboard(one in each upper corner, one on each side and one at the lower point). Pry between the vent and the dash at the aforementioned points to disengage the retainers. Remove the vents from the dashboard.

2013 Honda CRV radio removal step 1

2013 Honda CRV radio removal step 1

3)Remove the two bolts that secure the radio and bracket assembly to the dashboard.

2013 Honda CRV radio removal step 2

2013 Honda CRV radio removal step 2

4)Pull the unit out slowly.

2013 Honda CRV radio removal step 3

2013 Honda CRV radio removal step 3

5)Disconnect the wiring harnesses from the rear of the radio.

2013 Honda CRV radio installation

1)Before connecting,please make sure the ignition is off to avoid short circuit.

2)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.

3)Connected the new aftermarket radio to Honda CRV, I’d like to advice you checking your connections are correct,the new unit is in right position,and you’d better have a tidy for the cables.

4)If everything is OK, make trim panel back on your new unit.

Safety notes

1. Before connecting,please make sure the ignition is off to avoid short circuit.

2. Ensure connect the yellow and red power cable at last.

3. Ensure that all loose wires are isolated with electrical tape

4. Ensure don’t tangle the wire when tighten the moving parts(Such as seat rails).

5. Ensure that all ground is connected to the same place.

6. Using the improper fuse may cause damage of fire,so when replace the fuse, please consult the professional.


By the way, do you have a good aftermarket radio for your Honda CVR? If you haven’t bought it, I’d like to share a good aftermarket Honda CVR Radio with you:



This unit hasintelligent pure android 4.4.4 operation system and high quality RK3188 1.6 GHz Cortex A9 Quad-core processor with great performance.The most attractive point is the 10.1 inch HD 1024*600 multi-touch screen with smooth operation, high sensitivity and abundant interaction for the better view of your road ahead.

It also has great functions such as High Speed 3G&WiFi Internet, App download, 3D Navigation, Radio Tuner, Bluetooth, IPod/IPhone Charging and so on. This is the image of after installation.

2013 Honda CRV Radio after installation

2013 Honda CRV Radio after installation


Wish you can learn something, and have fun with your Honda CVR Radio.

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