To replace the factory radio with a new aftermarket head unit which is compatible with a lot of practical features is one of the most popular ways for car owners who want to pursue a more comfortable car life. If you know how to install a new head unit, you may find it easier for you to replace a car radio. Please look at the image below, it’s a great 2003-2009 VW Volkswagen Golf Plus head unit from Seicane. If you have the same dashboard with it, you can take the following 2003-2009 VW Volkswagen Golf Plus head unit installation guide as a reference.
Precautions for this installation:
1.Before you start up any work, park your car well and unplug the negative power cable to avoid any danger.
2.Please make sure that all fastened wires are isolated with electrical tape.
3.Please make sure the ignition is off to avoid short circuit.
2003-2009 VW Volkswagen Golf Plus head unit installation guide
Step1: Remove the trim panel.
Please pry around the trim panel with a lever. While prying, please loosen the trim panel with your hand. When the trim panel is loosened, please remove the trim panel off the dashboard and gently place it aside for further removal.
Step2: Remove the four screws on the radio.
Please unscrew the four screws which are holding the radio at four corners with a screwdriver. Then keep them well in a small box for the installation of a new radio.
Step3: Take the factory radio out of the dash.
After the four screws are unscrewed, you can easily pull the factory radio out of the dash.
Step4: Disconnect the wiring harness.
Before you put the factory radio aside, please disconnect the wiring harness at the back of it.
Step 5: Connect the new Seicane head unit to the original wiring harness as the user manual or the wiring diagram shows.
Step 6: Turn on the new Seicane head unit to have a careful check if everything works well. If it doesn’t, please check whether all the cables are connected correctly.
Step 7: Put the new Seicane head unit into the dash and install four screws.
Step 8: Install the trim panel into its original place.
That’s all the installation instruction for a 2003-2009 VW Volkswagen Golf Plus head unit. If you have no related installation experience before, it’s strongly suggested you have this unit installed by a professional, or incorrect installation method may cause irreparable damage to both your car and the new head unit. If you don’t have a right head unit, I’d like to recommend a high-end 2003-2009 VW Volkswagen Golf Plus head unit from Seicane to you, please click:
This multifunctional VW Volkswagen Golf Plus head unit is the best choice to upgrade your factory radio with GPS navigation function, DVD, Bluetooth, WIFI, radio, USB, SD built in. You can go anywhere without getting lost with the guidance of the turn-by-turn direction and voice prompts.
To sync your Bluetooth-enabled cell phone with this unit, you are able to dial and receive calls without taking your hands off the steering wheel control to keep safe. The best way to stay away from feeling bored on a long journey is to play your favorite music or videos via the iPod/USB wired connection.
Wish you have a wonderful time with this appealing VW Volkswagen Golf Plus head unit from now on!