I tried to remove my factory radio from my 2002 Mazda tribute with a local removal wire and now the radio is not coming on nor can it be removed from its location. Can anyone advise me what to do next

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Asked by Jan 15, 2015 at 04:14 PM about the 2002 Mazda Tribute LX V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I did not have access to a Din removal tool and so I used a coat hanger wire to remove
the radio.  The was not successful but the radio is not coming on anymore. I have to
remove it to check the problem and all I did to no avail.. Can anyone advise or suggest
what I should do to remove the radio..

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are there any screws that go to it to hold it in the dashboard

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All I have read is that it can only be removed with this Din tool and I have no access to it, Are there no other means?I cant see any screw. Thanks

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None that I can see thanks

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You have to remove the trim pieces to access the holes and or screws. Get a set of nylon interior pry bar interior removal tools to help.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5oD5PTXp-M

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Is that the only means of removing the radio from the dash? I have no access to this tool, thanks

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Anyone can tell why the radio no longer comes on after I try to insert the coat hanger tool which I imitated locally into the holes?

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