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A DIY Guide to Installing a New Head Unit

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Don't Rush It
Kio Rio dash trim.

Trim pieces can be brittle, so treat them gently.

Jeremy Laukkonen
Pull the Trim Back Carefully.

The trim piece will be loose after you undo all the catches, but it may still be connected to components under the dash. You might have to disconnect various switches, and it's vital not to yank out the wires. Some vehicles also have climate controls that are connected to rods, vacuum lines and other components.

After you have unplugged all the switches, you can pull the trim piece free.

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