As we all know,Santana has a long history.Most of you must be the fans of VW Santana.But most of you might have no idea about VW Santana radio removal and installation.Though Santana is pretty good.In order to have better experience,remove your factory radio and install a new aftermarket radio is necessary.Today I will tell you how to remove the factory radio and install a new one on your VW Santana.
Look at this picture,is it familiar to you?Right,this is 2013-2015 VW Santana radio after installation.Do you think it’s wonderful?
Before factory radio removal and new radio installation,you should have a new aftermarket radio which is fit your VW Santana. If you have not bought the aftermarket radio.I’d like to share a good aftermarket radio with you.
This unit has 8 inch HD 1024*600 multi-touch screen with smooth operation, high sensitivity and abundant interaction for the better view of your road ahead.And High quality RK3188 1.6 GHz Cortex A9 Quad-core processor.The most attractive is it’s intelligent pure android 4.4.4 operation system with 1GB Samsung DDR3.
With a new suitable aftermarket radio.We can start remove factory radio of your VW Santana.
2013-2015 VW Santana radio removal
1)Remove the panel with plastic sled pry tool
2) Use a hex screwdriver to remove four captive screws of the factory radio
3) Pull out the factory radio
4) Unplug connectors
We finally removed the factory VW Santana radio.And next step is install a new aftermarket radio.
2013-2015 VW Santana radio installation
1)Make antennas and cables connected step by step as installation instructions show,and you should be very careful when you are doing this for it will affect whole procedure.
2)Connected the new aftermarket radio to VW Santana,I’d like to advice you checking your connections are correct,the new unit is in right position,and you’d better have a tidy for the cables.
3)When everything is OK,you can turn on your new aftermarket radio.If it works with no problem,and then you can fix four screws on your new aftermarket radio.Finally put trim panel on the surface of your new VW Santana radio.
This is the instructions of 2003-2015 VW Santana radio installation.Is it very easy?But I still have to give you some safety notes.
1)Before connecting,please make sure the ignition is off to avoid short circuit.
2)Ensure connect the yellow and red power cable at last.
3)Ensure that all loose wires are isolated with electricaltape
4)Ensure don’tangle the wire when tighten the moving parts(Such as seat rails).
5)Ensure that all GND is connected to the same place.
6)Using the improper fuse may cause damage of fire,so when replace the fuse,please consult the professional.
Wish you can learn something from this essay.Enjoy your car life with VW Santana radio.