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How to remove the BMW E90 E91 E92 E93 Audio Radio

Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:39 am
by admin
Here is the starting point, its a good idea to lay down a towel over your center console to avoid any accidental scratches while you are working.
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Carefully use a screwdriver or trim removal tool to pop out the trim around the HVAC controls, be careful and use a towel if needed so you dont mar any of the plastic.
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Unplug the HVAC controls, these plugs use a little rotating lever to push the plug out of the controls, If your car has the second row of buttons below the HVAC unclip and unplug these as well.
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Unclip the HVAC controls from its surrounding trim piece.
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Take out the two screws under the stereo, pull it out and unplug it.
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Take out the screws holding the radio bracket in the dash and pull the bracket out.
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Now you have a big hole in your dash, job is done!