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A DIY Guide to Installing a New Head Unit

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It's Like Pulling a Tooth
Kia Rio radio mounting screws

Some stereos are held in by bolts or Torx screws, but this one is a little simpler.

Jeremy laukkonen
Unbolt the Stereo

Some OEM head units are held in with screws, but others use Torx bolts or a proprietary fastening method. In this case, the stereo is held in by four screws. You will need to remove the fasteners, place them in a safe location, and then carefully pull the head unit free of the dash.

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