Original car stereo of 2010 2011 2012 Mazda 5 can be considered an old friend to you because you will meet a new friend here.After people got an aftermarket car stereo that matches Mazda 5,then learning about specific installation steps for 2010 2011 2012 Mazda 5 navigation system with RDS BT USB function may be the most troubled thing they are facing.
Some people don’t think so because they will ask professional workers to do it,however,there are a lot of people can achieve it by themselves.Isn’t it a good thing?
These people make the decision because they have known how to use the unit and act according to right installation guide.Of course it can be better if we can finish it ourselves especially for our beloved car.If not,I think you can surf the Internet to get a better understanding,for example: http://www.seicane.com/8-inch-multimedia-sat-nav-system-for-2010-2011-2012-mazda-5-with-3g-wifi-radio-tuner-dvd-bluetooth-music-usb-sd-auto-av-in-out-hd-1080p-video-aux-backup-camera-c117 .
Next are general operations for car stereo removal and installation,and you can read them patiently to rich yourself.The following content will show you right installation instructions for Mazda 5 navigation system,and remember to turn off your radio before you begin your work.
And here is an image of head unit after installation,HD radio dvd nav system with touch screen of 2010 2011 2012 Mazda 5.
2010 2011 2012 Mazda 5 factory stereo removal and new audio nav system installation:
1.Remove the panel that is in the center console
2.Make off the small pocket panel which is on the back of the center console behind shifter,unplug antennas between them
3.Remove two 8mm bolts under cup holder panel holding the back half of the center console to the front half
4.Fasten and remove the shift knob
5.Slip both seats forward and remove 2 Phillips screws on each side of the center consoles under the screw covers
6.Remove and shrink the panels that locate lower front sides of the center console
7.Remove two Phillips screws from both sides(total of 4) of the front lower half of the center console
8.Make off the vent panel including the hazard switch above the original radio
9.If you set this piece on top of the dashboard to access the screws,that will be easier ,then remove 2 screws
10.Take out 2 screws from behind shifter trim
11.Pull forward center console,which will help gain access to 2 screws under the climate controls
12.Make out 2 screws that are under climate controls
13.Remove harness and pull rear center console backwards
14.Press in shifter to loosen trigger and pull down shifter,make sure
to have a brake on!
15.Push in side prongs to fasten climate control buttons and then remove climate controls
16.Get out 1 screw and 1(10mm) bolt
17.Get out factory stereo to fasten clips unplug stereo connectors
P lease be soft and gentle to your car series especially when you are removing dashboard and CD player of head unit.In addition, be more careful when you are pluging the antennas to right positions because it is a key job.Car gps radio installation can be a self-done thing but on the condition that we take it serious and we are careful enough.
This aftermarket unit has increased some other features,such as navigation system which can show you a map on the screen,bluetooth function,and you can also watch videos when you are sure that it’s very safe to do that.