How do I remove the radio

25

Asked by Nov 13, 2007 at 05:05 PM about the 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat Crew Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Radio removal instructions

10 Answers

look on all 4 corner,s and see if their are 4 squares at each corner if so go to wal mart ,buy raido remover for ford they being 2 look like a square missing one end. you will see ,if so push each one in slots gently push out while pulling out radio.

7 out of 7 people think this is helpful.
20

The complete front dash panel needs to be removed, it simply pops loose by pulling it forward. You will then had to disconnect all of the wiring harness connectors, headlamp,powerpoint,4x4 selector, pedal adjust switch, AC controls, rear window switch, and info/setup/reset switch. Each connector has a push retainer release on it. The radio is held in place by (4) screws and can be slid out after removal. Put the shift lever, and tilt whell in the full down positions to help with dash removal. You might also want to remove the pillar post handle for added clearance.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

if you dont know how to change it,you can screw up a lot of things,what you should do is take it to your local independent raido shop and let them install one for you,wont cost that much,but you will know it was done right.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
175

These first three aren't even close... The two square panels at the lower left and right corner come off and there are screws under this. The square panels I'm talking about are the one on the left with the cigarette lighter and the one on the right with (if equipped) the 3.5" line in audio input. There are small recessions on the underside of these you can grab with a flathead screwdriver. Under these are two 7mm screws. Remove and then pull out and up to remove the bezel. Have fun trying not to break the snaps/clips that hold the rest of that bezel in place. The radio then has 4 more of those 7mm screws holding it in place

14 out of 14 people think this is helpful.
40

I have a 2014 Ford F250 and needed to pull the dash to replace the factory radio. Mr Andy was exactly correct on taking the dash apart. The hardest part was getting all the wires unclipped with out breaking anything. Took all of 5 minutes counting tool hunting. Thank you Mr Andy!

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.
175

No problem! I hate when people put blah blah out there just to see themselves talk so I had to set this simple task straight. Good luck with your SuperDuty!

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

What did u replace the factory radio with? Im needing to replace mine but cant find one to fit my truck. I have a 2013 f250 king ranch. If you can please email me if you can help. rbbrosceola@gmail.com thanks in advance

You're my hero Mr. Andy! I would have been buying my customer a new dash panel on his brand new Thor Motorhome had I not read your blog. Agreed about the blah blah. Thanks again.

Glad to be of help. Lots of Internet know it alls put garbage out there and have no clue. Just glad I could help a couple of y'all

175

The big factory radios are what are known as 'double DIN' (6" height) size and the sky is the limit with how much you can spend on various replacements, usually all with nav systems, backup camera screens, etc. My trucks all have 5,000 watt plus systems in them and I stick with oldschool Alpine 'single DIN' (about 2.5" normal size) head units. For under ten bucks you can get a Scosche or Metra adapter blank that accommodates the radio then the extra space is usually a little compartment or tray that's perfect for a pack of cigarettes and your sunglasses or a couple CD cases. Here's an example ... http://m.ebay.com/itm/111010567440?fits=Model%3AF- 350+Super+Duty Most out there, especially Metra and Schosche even come with the wiring harness that plugs into the factory harness and leaves you with all the pigtails to splice in speaker wires if you're not running RCA cables to an amp or several. Sonic Electronix is the company I've dealt with forever, their support and warranty service beats any FleaBay outfitter, I just happened to be on at the same time I posted this so I grabbed the first thing that came up in a search. Point being, for around $10 you can put a normal radio in your truck with those goofy oversized things everyone insists on these days. I don't need a backup camera screen, that's what mirrors and turning my head around are for. GPS? Nah, my Ranger training learned me how to read a map. Watching movies in a car? Sorry, I work for a living so that yuppie crap is above my pay grade. Good luck!

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • How do I remove the radio out of my f250 superduty.I have a cd caught inside. 1 answer

    I have a ford f250 superduty 2004,and I need to remove the radio.There is a cd caught in the player.

    2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How to remove a stereo 1 answer

    2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat Crew Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Bad radio or Fuse? 2 answers

    2003 Ford F250 - radio has power - dials work but no sound.

    2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 4WD Crew Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2008 ford f250 radio 1 answer

    the volume does not change on the radio. it is at the high volume. should I have it repaired or replaced. or anything I can do to fix?

    2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How to remove radio or get to audio in plug-in 1 answer

    Do you have to remove the radio to access audio-in plug? I'm trying to hook up a direct line from a Sirius Radio. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks tghelfi@netscape.net

    2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat SuperCab SB

    -

    Car Customization

F-250 Super Duty

Looking for a Used F-250 Super Duty in your area?

CarGurus has 46,626 nationwide F-250 Super Duty listings starting at $1,495.

ZIP:

Search Ford F-250 Super Duty Questions

Ford F-250 Super Duty Experts

#1 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 820
#2 kbro
kbro
Reputation 600
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
405 Great Deals out of 26,351 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford F-150
2,212 Great Deals out of 205,203 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
312 Great Deals out of 27,530 listings starting at $1,250
Used Dodge Ram 2500
157 Great Deals out of 5,248 listings starting at $2,990
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
115 Great Deals out of 13,949 listings starting at $2,650
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,662 Great Deals out of 174,420 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Tundra
440 Great Deals out of 34,115 listings starting at $3,200
Used GMC Sierra 1500
809 Great Deals out of 67,783 listings starting at $2,484
Used Dodge Ram 1500
473 Great Deals out of 11,175 listings starting at $700
Used Dodge Ram 3500
94 Great Deals out of 2,156 listings starting at $4,999
Used Ford Mustang
454 Great Deals out of 45,548 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford F-450 Super Duty
36 Great Deals out of 2,604 listings starting at $7,937

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.