how to remove stereo

Asked by Nov 17, 2006 at 04:48 PM about the 2005 Honda Accord Coupe EX

Question type: Car Customization

Where can I find some photos or documentation how to remove dashboard and car stereo?
I would like to install some kind of AUX device to interface with my mp3 and i-pod.
Also I need access to antenna from factory radio.
Any idea?

8 Answers

18,355

Hello, Here are a couple of links from people who have done similar things to their Accords: http://www.beaufordbuddy.com/ipod_install_1.htm http://wam.umd.edu/~alukyane/HondaAudioInstall/index.html I hope this helps! CarGrrl

16 of 16 people found this helpful.
205

If you have any H h gregs in the area, try the radio install team and see if they will tell you. acmexman

0 of 1 people found this helpful.
835

i'm not exactly sure but here is a great site that can probably answer your question hope this helps www.installdr.com

3 of 4 people found this helpful.
5,205

Go to Best Buy or Circuit City and tell them that you need to have an RF Modulator installed. Should cost you less than $100 (parts and labor) and saves a lot of frustration.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Thanks for the page, It worked !!!!Both sites were very helpful

Great links! I have a 2005 as well and those were very helpful. My friend has a 2007 Accord, and just for an FYI - on the 2005, the plug i needed was on the BOTTOM. On the 2007, Honda moved it to the BACK of the radio. If you have smaller hands you can still reach it without removing the entire radio but its a little extra work. I saw Georgino mentioned connecting an iPod. Thats what i did (from www.ipodcarpros.com) and i am able to have my iPod text on the radio w/o losing my XM radio - which is very cool. My friend and i bought adapters together and his radio doesnt have XM capabilities, but they also had one for him too. Just in case anyone is wondering, we purchased: http://www.mp3carpros.com/product_info.php?products_id=148 AND http://www.mp3carpros.com/product_info.php?products_id=68 Best part is, the idiots at best buy tried to sell me an FM transmitter bc there wasn't anything for my car! Ha!

Thanks for the tip, this worked like a charm!

To get the lights for existing heating, A/C and stereo/clock to illuminate, purchase a reverse (male) harness (Metra 71-1721) through sonicelectronix.com for $12, and plug it into the back of the factory stereo and wire to correct illumination wires for the climate control buttons on the dash. Rather than dismantling the dashboard again after I installed my new car stereo myself, I took my car to to Best Buy, where they wired it for $21 including tax. Works great. It was not real safe to operate the vehicle at night, while trying to adjust heating and A/C until I did this. Hope this is helpful to fellow do-it-your-selfers! On a different note, I was also told by the guys at Best Buy that Metra now has a dash kit that allows new stereos to be installed higher in the dash, where the factory stereo was mounted, which improves the line of site to the new stereo. Metra still makes the older dash kit that mounts the stereo unit closer to console for the shifter knob of the vehicle. The only downside is that it costs approx. $300. I had already purchased and installed the older kit from Metra, so my new stereo is mounted low and closer to the shifter console. I think it is just fine mounted at the lower location, especially since the clock in my factory stereo now serves as my clock, and I use the display of my new stereo exclusively to display the radio station/CD track information.

Your Answer

Accord Coupe

Looking for a Used Accord Coupe in your area?

CarGurus has 9,122 nationwide Accord Coupe listings starting at $1,750.

ZIP:

Honda Accord Coupe Experts

  • #1
    wsampson4
    Reputation
    260
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    220
  • #3
    Joe Finis Sr.
    Reputation
    210
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
1,099 Great Deals out of 61,485 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Civic Coupe
218 Great Deals out of 14,567 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda Civic
826 Great Deals out of 72,772 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
1,056 Great Deals out of 71,326 listings starting at $295
Used Ford Mustang
710 Great Deals out of 38,301 listings starting at $895
Used Acura TL
138 Great Deals out of 4,694 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Maxima
282 Great Deals out of 23,068 listings starting at $899
Used BMW 3 Series
1,141 Great Deals out of 33,037 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,047 Great Deals out of 75,008 listings starting at $1,200
Used Dodge Charger
445 Great Deals out of 27,662 listings starting at $1,989
Used INFINITI G35
92 Great Deals out of 2,966 listings starting at $2,300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Accord Coupe EX For Sale
697 listings starting at $19,888
2016 Honda Accord Coupe EX For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 72 listings starting at $15,995
2015 Honda Accord Coupe EX For Sale
96 listings starting at $14,984
2014 Honda Accord Coupe EX For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 143 listings starting at $12,900
2013 Honda Accord Coupe EX For Sale
46 listings starting at $10,437

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.