How to Upgrade the 2014-2016 Subaru WRX Factory Radio?

The work to install an upgraded touchscreen Android car stereo in your 2014-2016 Subaru WRX may take you some time, but in fact it’s not so difficult as you imagine. With the following detailed guide, you are able to do the installation work even yourself.

Before doing anything, do the best preparation including preparing tools like plastic pry tools, screwdrivers and powering the car to ensure safety. While the most important is there should be a new car stereo you got. For new radio, we would recommend the Seicane Android car radio navigation system. Seicane is one of popular and quality car radio brands in the market. Let’s see how to install the new radio for Subaru WRX.

5-step to remove Subaru WRX’s original radio

Step 1, We go to remove the panel device firstly. Use the pry tool to pry up the panel device, then take it down with suitable forces.

Step 2, There are connectors on the panel, one for tabs, one for A/C controls, you need to unplug them.

Step 3, For these tabs, A/C vents, A/C controls of the panel, we need to remove them to use them on the new aftermarket car stereo.

Step 4, Now we are going to remove the radio unit. Get to remove these six screws with the screwdriver.

Step 5, Take down this small metal sheet, then pull out the radio unit and unplug its connectors. For now, the removal job is done.

4-step to install the touchscreen car stereo

Step 6, Get the new stereo system (Seicane), have a check for the package to make sure everything(the stereo unit, wiring harness and other accessories) you need is in good condition.

Step 7, Install the tabs, A/C vents, A/C controls in the new stereo system.

Step 8, Use the new wiring harness to connect the new radio to the car. Be patient and careful. Check at the radio user manual to recognize interfaces if you are not sure how to connect.

Step 9, After connecting all the cables, for the convenience of follow-up work, you can turn on the car to test whether the new radio system functions normally; If no problem, fix everything back. If not working, check again the cables whether connected correctly.


Enjoy wonderful drive with Seicane car stereo navigation system

  • One of amazing features of this Seicane car stereo is it comes with built-in 15EQ DSP that provides you with perfect sound effect when listen to music or watch videos, and you can adjust it freely according to the needs.
  • Based on the latest Android system(version 10.0), 8-core CPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, the product always keeps stable performance while you won’t be troubled by any big breakdown.
  • There is built-in 3G and WIFI module, you can connect the radio to the Internet via 3G/WIFI network to enjoy online music, videos, movies and browse the webs, more fun on your drive.
  • With an integration with smartphone, the radio is equipped with built-in Carplay that supports the latest IOS system, Siri microphone voice control etc. You can use the phone applications freely on the radio display. This is also the best way to use smartphone while drive safe.
  • The 9 inches touchscreen gives you the ability to collect more and detailed navigation information at a best viewing sight, you won’t get lost wherever you go.
  • On the other hand, the product also supports rear view camera, DVR, steering wheel control and air condition system information display etc, which will greatly increase driving safety.

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