A new car stereo can do many things for car owners now. Compare to the original head unit, a new one has more functions and is not only for entertainment but also for convenience during driving. For example, a new head unit may support rearview camera for car reversing. Drivers can see the back of the car clearly on the head unit’s screen. Besides this, you will find a new head unit can help a lot. It’s never too late to upgrade your Dodge Viper radio to an aftermarket GPS navigation stereo.
The upgrade steps are simple. But, it’s not recommended to upgrade the head unit yourself if you didn’t have training before. Please ask a professional for help. Here are upgrade steps of Dodge Viper radio from 2002 to 2008 for your reference.
Warnings: please remove the negative cable on the vehicle battery to ensure security. Please protect the trim panel and seats during upgrade.
Preparation: please prepare a lever and a screwdriver for the upgrade.
- Remove the two screws beneath the trim panel.
- Use a lever to pry the trim panel until it’s loosened.
- Take the trim panel off the dashboard by hands gently.
- Remove the screws on the original radio.
- Take the radio out of the dash.
- Disconnect the wiring harness at the back of the radio and place the radio aside.
- Connect the new unit to the wiring harness and slide it into the dash.
- Test the new unit.
- Install the trim panel back to the dashboard.
Now, you have upgraded a Dodge Viper radio. There’s something you should pay attention to during upgrade. The wires connections may be different in different units. You should according to the installation instruction from the dealer and connect them. Some units need wiring harness adaptor. If you need one, you can get it from the aftermarket. Please don’t connect the wires or accessories when in the boot-up state to avoid the host computer and accessories being damaged.
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It has GPS navigation system for 3D maps with voice cues, distance information, POIs, road planning and so on. After installed a map in the unit, you can set routes to where you want to go. Some maps now can re-plan routes for you when you drive off the route you have set before. You will never get lost with this function.
It has PLL tuner with AM/FM preset. You can listen to radio by RDS function. It also has TA, AF, ST functions and so on. You will never be bored with this function.
It supports Bluetooth hand free, music, phone book and so on. You can answer call on the head unit’s screen or by clicking steering wheel control buttons.
It also supports IPod music, Digital TV, rearview camera and so on. The Digital TV function and rearview camera is options to the unit. You can add them to it when ordering. You will get fun and help with these functions during driving.
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