Nowadays, 2005-2010 Skoda OCTAVIA II is a good choice for us.Some of you might be owners of 2005-2010 Skoda OCTAVIA II. But you may have no idea how to remove and install Skoda OCTAVIA II radio. Skoda OCTAVIA II is pretty good, if you have a new aftermarket radio can make your drive more convenience and comfortable.And here is the dashboard of 2005-2010 Skoda OCTAVIA II.
By the way, if you didn’t have a new aftermarket radio yet. I’d like to share a good one with you.
This aftermarket radio has High quality RK3188 1.6 GHz Cortex A9 Quad-core processor with 1GB Samsung DDR3. And 8 inch HD 1024*600 multi-touch screen with smooth operation, high sensitivity and abundant interaction for the better view of your road ahead. The most attractive is it’s intelligent pure android 4.4.4 operation system with exquisite and user-friendly user interface. You can set any of your favorite application icons as shortcut on the main menu and set the position of the icons according to your preference.
Do you think this unit fits your Skoda OCTAVIA perfect? Let’s remove the factory radio now.
2005-2010 Skoda OCTAVIA II radio removal
1) Pry up the panel around the original Skoda OCTAVIA II radio with crowbars
2) Pick up the panel on the original car radio
3) Remove the four screws around the radio with a screwdriver
4) Pull out the original radio
5) Disconnect the radio antenna in the back of the radio
6) Unplug the electrical plugs running to the back of the radio
The original Skoda OCTAVIA II radio has been removed. After a few munites rest, we can start install a new aftermarket radio next.
2005-2010 Skoda OCTAVIA II radio pre-installation
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 electricaltape
4)Ensure don’tangle the wire when tighten the moving parts(Such as seat rails).
5)Ensure that all GND 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.
2005-2010 Skoda OCTAVIA II radio installation
1)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.
2)Connected the new aftermarket radio to your Skoda OCTAVIA II, you should check whether your connections are correct, the new unit is in right position,and you’d better have a tidy for the cables.
3)Finally, you can turn on your new aftermarket radio. If it works with no problem, and then you can fix four screws on your new aftermarket radio.Finally put trim panel on the surface of your new Skoda OCTAVIA II radio.
This is the instructions of 2005-2010 Skoda OCTAVIA II radio installation.Is it very easy? But if you still can’t do these steps by yourself, you’d better ask someone professional to help you. Here is a image of after installation.
Wish you can have a good time with your Skoda OCTAVIA II via upgrade the original radio.