Honda Accord: Audio Unit Removal/Installation - Audio System - Audio, Navigation, and Telematics - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Audio Unit Removal/Installation

With Navigation

SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations (see page 24-23), and the precautions and procedures (see page 24-25) before doing repairs or service.

NOTE: • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

• Take care not to scratch the dashboard and related parts.

• Lay a workshop towel under the parts when working on them to protect the face panel from scratches or other damage.

• Eject all the discs before removing the audio unit to prevent damaging the CD player's load mechanism.

• If you are replacing the audio unit, write down the audio presets (if possible), then enter them into the new audio unit.

1. Make sure you have anti-theft codes for the audio system and the navigation system.

2. Remove the center console panel (see page 20-157) and the center pocket (see page 20-168).

3. Remove the audio disc changer (see page 23-118).

4. Remove the center pocket frame (see page 20-188).

5. Remove the driver's inner dashboard trim (see page 20-167), and passenger's dashboard trim (see page 20-173).

6. Remove the dashboard center vent (see page 20-178).

7. Remove the self-tapping screws and bolts (A), then pull out the audio unit (B).

8. Disconnect the connectors (C), then remove the audio


8. Disconnect the connectors (C), then remove the audio unit.

9. Remove the interface dial (see page 23-239).

10 Remove the audio switch panel (see page 23-117).

11 Install the audio unit in the reverse order of removal.

• Make sure all the connectors and the antenna lead are secure.

• Enter the anti-theft codes for the audio system and the navigation system.

• Give the new anti-theft codes to the customer if you are replacing the navigation unit.

Without Navigation

SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations (see page 24-23), and the precautions and procedures (see page 24-25) before doing repairs or service.

NOTE: • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

• Take care not to scratch the dashboard and related parts.

• Lay a shop towel under the parts when working on them to protect the face panel from scratches or other damage.

• Eject all the discs before remove the audio unit to prevent damaging the CD player's load mechanism.

• If you are replacing the audio unit, write down the audio presets (if possible), then enter them into the new audio unit.

1. Make sure you have anti-theft codes for the audio system.

2. Remove the center console panel (see page 20-157) and the dashboard center pocket (see page 20-168).

3. Remove the driver's inner dashboard trim (see page 20-167), and passenger's dashboard trim (see page 20-173).

4. Remove the self-tapping screws and bolts (A), then pull out the audio unit (B).

5. Disconnect the connectors (C), then remove the audio


5. Disconnect the connectors (C), then remove the audio unit.

6. Remove the climate control unit (see page 21-191).

7. Remove the mounting screws and bolts (A) from the audio unit (B), then remove the audio unit from the audio switch panel (C).

8. Install the audio unit in the reverse order of removal,


8. Install the audio unit in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: • Make sure all the connectors and the antenna lead are secure.

• Enter the anti-theft codes for the audio system.

• Set the clock.

• Give the new anti-theft codes to the customer if you are replacing the audio unit.

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