With the improvement of technology, the aftermarket head unit gradually arouse more and more attention from the car owners, for it is the best choice for them to upgrade their car capabilities and improve the in-car life. Please look at the following picture, it’s a popular 2008-2009 Ford Escape head unit from Seicane, if you have the exactly same or similar dashboard, you can read this passage carefully to help you install your new head unit.
Here are some tips for you before the installation:
- Please apply the parking brake and remove the negative cable on the vehicle battery before the removal to ensure safety.
- A lever and a screwdriver need to be prepared before the installation.
2008-2009 Ford Escape head unit installation guide
Step 1: Remove the trim around gear shifter.
Step 2: Remove screws securing center console lid with a screwdriver.
Step 3: Remove the center console trim.
Step 4: Remove console side panels on both driver and passenger sides.
Step 5: Remove bolts securing radio bezel and AC controls.
Step 6: Unplug AC controls (from passenger side).
Step 7: Remove the radio bezel and AC controls.
Step 8: Remove screws securing radio to the vehicle.
Step 9: Take the original radio out of the dash.
Step 10:Make antennas and cables of the new Seicane head unit connected step by step as installation instructions show, and you should be very careful when you are doing this for it will affect the whole procedure.
Step 11: Put the new Seicane head unit into the dash.
Step 12: Turn on the new Seicane head unit and check whether the radio is working properly.
Step 13: Install all screws, trims, panels, bolts and the radio bezel and AC controls into their original place.
It’ s normal if you have any questions during the whole process of installation, you can ask your dealer or a professional for help. If your dashboard is different from that shown in the guide, please don’t worry, it won’t have much impact on the installation which is similar on the whole. Please make sure you are clear about every step before the installation.
In addition, a suitable head unit plays an important role in a successful upgrade. Or an incorrect head unit can’t be seamlessly installed in your car. If you don’t have a fitting one, I’d like to recommend an intelligent 2008-2009 Ford Escape head unit from Seicane to you, please click:
With this Ford Escape head unit in your car, you can easily find your way to the destination with the help of the most accurate guidance displayed on the large 7 inch multi-touch screen with 1024*600 pixel resolution. You can make and receive calls without taking your hands off the steering wheel control and stream music by wirelessly connecting your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone with this unit. A rearview camera can also be connected to gain assistance when you are parking.
Wish you like this fantastic Ford Escape head unit and enjoy all your trips from now on! Good luck to you!