How to Replace a 2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251) Radio with an Aftermarket Radio GPS

2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251)car stereo after installation

What you cannot deny is that every car driver wants to create a comfortable in-car environment and improve an exciting driving experience. And the simplest way to achieve both two goals is to upgrade your factory radio to a multifunctional car radio which can bring you much convenience and enjoyment. Today I’d like to introduce you detailed 2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251) car radio installation steps from Seicane. If you happen to have a 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Ford Explorer(U251), you can refer to the following steps.

2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251)car stereo after installation

2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251)car stereo after installation

Before and during installation, you should notice:

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.

7. For your convenience, here’s the recommended tools for removal and installation from Seicane, please check for more details:http://www.seicane.com/car-dvd-dismantling-devicesrd-400

2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251)radio installation steps

Step 1: Remove the trim around gear shifter.

Remove the trim around gear shifter

Remove the trim around gear shifter

Step 2: Remove screws securing center console lid with a screwdriver.

Remove screws securing center console lid with a screwdriver

Remove screws securing center console lid with a screwdriver

Step 3: Remove the center console trim.

Remove the center console trim

Remove the center console trim

Step 4: Remove console side panels on both driver and passenger sides.

Remove console side panels on both driver and passenger sides

Remove console side panels on both driver and passenger sides

Step 5: Remove bolts securing radio bezel and AC controls.

Remove bolts securing radio bezel and AC controls

Remove bolts securing radio bezel and AC controls

Step 6: Unplug AC controls (from passenger side).

Unplug AC controls (from passenger side)

Unplug AC controls (from passenger side)

Step 7: Remove the radio bezel and AC controls.

Remove the radio bezel and AC controls

Remove the radio bezel and AC controls

Step 8: Remove screws securing radio to the vehicle, and take the original radio out of the dash.

Remove screws securing radio to the vehicle, and take the original radio out of the dash

Remove screws securing radio to the vehicle, and take the original radio out of the dash

Step 9: Check all the accessories for the new Seicane radio.

Check all the accessories for the new Seicane radio

Check all the accessories for the new Seicane radio

Step 10: Connect the harnesses to the back of the new Seicane radio.

Step 11: Connect the Seicane radio to your original car radio’s plugs, and put the new Seicane radio into the dash.

Step 12: Turn on the new Seicane radio and check whether the radio is working properly.

Step 13: Install all screws, trims, panels, bolts and the radio bezel and AC controls into their original place.

 

Before you start the installation, please make clear every step to guarantee a successful upgrading. If you come across any problems during the installation process, you may communicate with your dealer or a professional to find the solutions. If you haven’t chosen an ideal car radio for your car yet, you can refer to the following link, an amazing unit from Seicane which can fit your 2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251).

http://www.seicane.com/quad-core-pure-android-dvd-gps-in-dash-radio-system-for-2006-2010-ford-explorer-u251-with-16g-flash-3g-wifi-bluetooth-mirror-link-obd2-rearview-camera-s127302

This in-dash car radio designed for a 2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251) can perfectly replace your factory radio since it is featured with a wide range of features, such as built-in navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, CD/DVD player, USB and SD card connection, etc. With a large 7 inch HD 1024*600 multi-touch screen, this unit enables you to enjoy its perfect display effect when you watch a TV program or a fantastic movie in car. And you can have a better view of your road ahead. Since this radio is with plug-and-play feature, you don’t need to modify and cut any wires in your car. After installation, your original car’s steering wheel controls will still work after installation.

Just purchase this 2006-2010 Ford Explorer(U251) to your cart and install in your car for a brand new driving experience.