Are you familiar with above image?Maybe you can recognize it because you went to shopping in car market and saw it before.You may want to install a new one at that time,but you are not clear which one to choose or don’t know how to remove 2011 2012 KIA K2 radio stereo sound system.
Don’t worry,I think this is why you come here and I will try to help you solve this kind of problem.A stereo as the picture show is one specially for 2011 2012 KIA K2,because the trim panel of it is same to factory one’s.And you know that one car can install not only one dvd,and one dvd can also be installed in some cars.
Therefore there’s no need to feel upset,you can choose a right one at last,now most cars have corresponding car stereos,and principles of removal and installation are generally same.Whatever whether this unit is suitable for your car,you can also have a patient look at following installation instructions for KIA K2 radio which will benefit you a lot.
And there are 2 tips for you before I show you removal steps to avoid unnecessary damage or any danger to car or even people.Don’t be afraid,it’s ok in normal condition.
Precautions before installation:
1.Please accomplish all parking series and turn off your radio before you start up any work
2.To ensure security please disconnect the negative battery cable
2011 2012 KIA K2 radio removal and installation:
1.Original head unit of KIA K2
2.Prize trim panel which is upper with a lever,and you may use your hand to prize it after it is fastened
3.After all parts can be removed,you can get it out totally
4.Use a pry tool to lever dashboard surround it and then remove it by disconnecting cable
5.Take four screws out which firmed the radio with a screwdriver
6.Then you can easily take radio out and unplug all cables
7.Make cables connection between new radio and vehicle
8.Release rubber’s this part as the picture show
9.Take screws out which lay on two sides and pry the lower position with a knife
10.After those two steel are removed,put cables in it
11.Make cables connection between new player and car system,fix screws to it,then put it well in
12.Reinstall trim panel to its original place
After reading these 12 specific steps and do according it,you can turn on your installed dvd player and check whether your installation is all right.If you feel difficult to finish all these,you can get help from websites,for example:http://www.seicane.com/7-inch-2011-2012-kia-k2-touch-screen-gps-dvd-player-auto-a-v-radio-rds-bluetooth-music-wifi-rearview-camera-aux-dvr-steering-wheel-control-ipod-hd-1080p-c106.
Precautions after installation:
1.Please do not use strong chemicals, cleaners, strong detergent wash the machine,if you need to make a tidy,you can use a clean and dried cloth
2.Please use the touch screen pen to operate new radio, without using other sharp objects, or it will cause damage to screen
3.Please keep well the original cd player when the staff is dismounting the original CD for original screw’s once again use