You will need to undo the 3 screws that hold the fuse box up. On the way out pull the antenna lead and harness off the back. They're all the way in when you feel them hit an indent, or a bit of 'click'. You'll have to make sure that the Sony head unit you are looking at has that capability. Insert the tools into each pair of small holes on either side of the radio face. If you leave it unplugged the only thing that is lost is the radio does not adjust the display for daytime light conditions. Search Peripheral Electronics, type in Ford Five Hundred on their website, and you'll find it.
Follow instructions on package You need to go to Wal-Mart or Best Buy and buy a removal tool for a couple of bucks. The New York Times, Phil Patton, November 5, 2013. In its exterior design, the Freestyle borrowed elements from several vehicles, including the Explorer and Escape. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. Factory wire colors codes are not universal.
Screw the earth wire down with the right hand deck bracket, screw the left bracket in too. Works fine, and lets you adjust the power level to match the volume to the radio. You might even find that it's not as hard as you'd expected. Also, there are a few dip switches similar to an old-style garage door remote that need to be set in a particular pattern to work for a Ford. The new 05-07 superduties are a bit different then the old ones and will require the whole dash to be removed. Don't be afraid of it. So I just wanted to make sure this was all correct? Slotted in between the and in its exterior footprint, the Ford Freestyle was fitted solely with a 3.
Once it's all checked out ok, complete the job by lining up the new deck where you want it to sit, glue it down there with a little silicone and clip the front bezel back over it. This unit can be purchased from any Circuit City and it is installed to the back of your radio and they are car specific. Tape up each wire individually as you do this, and work your way through speakers+,-,Acc,Batt connections. If you still want to go the aftermarket upgrade route then there's a few things to talk about. The bolts for the headdeck and pocket can be undone with a screwdriver. To remove the head deck ,unscrew the side brackets to fit it through the bezel. So I have a 2006 Ford 500.
The pre-stripped ends allow for easy connection. Hook up the battery now and test the deck before popping the trim back together! Strip back 25 mm of the clip wires for the new deck,ready for joining. Installation is really very easy. Wesco, welcome to the site! Insert the tools into each pair of small holes on either side of the radio face. It saves you money, as you won't have to pay someone to do it, and most customers feel a great sense of accomplishment that makes the effort worth it. For the first time since 1979, Mercury sold a completely new full-size car and two full-size Mercury sedans for the first time since 1974.
Washington Post, Warren Brown, October 17, 2004. By the way, I don't think it's going to hurt sales. My only concern is will the buttons on the wheel still work? If the radio has two holes on either side of the unit, you will need a radio removal key. This may take a few tries to get the radio loose, but be patient - maybe get one side at a time released and then sliding it out. Automotive News, Dejan Jovanovic, September 16, 2014.
Each key inserts a certain way and releases the locking mechanism. Plug in the new deck and the antenna socket and do a test fit. Pull up on bezel and the clips will losen. The second one is primarily about sound deadener installation but it has good pictures of the interior taken out for reference. There is a flaw in the design. It is easier if you undo the bottom dash trim under the steering column. I am a little nervous.
Ends are tapered and have a retainer on the end that fits into the radio clips. A few things to help aide you in this process. Then again, if you really don't see yourself upgrading that drastically, then this is a less expensive way to go. In contrast, Mercury sold the Montego in two trim levels Luxury and Premier. I have been looking for the items I'll need and I am not sure if these are correct? Well good luck hope this helps.