Obviously, the application of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto provides drivers with the easiest and safest way to use their phones while driving. Just connect the phone to the car radio, drivers can use the phone apps at the radio screen easily, such as to use Siri and Apple Maps, select the tunes, make phone calls etc. And to achieve this, there should be a radio supporting Carplay in your car. If you still use a standard factory radio, it’s high time for you to install an Apple Carplay aftermarket radio in your car. At this post, we’re going to assist you to replace your Subaru WRX factory radio by yourself.
Removal and installation steps of Subaru WRX radio
The tools for removal and installation are basic pry tools and screwdrivers. As to the new radio, it’s a touchscreen Seicane navigation radio with Carplay. Before working, it’s necessary to cut off the car power to keep safety since we will work on different power plugs.
Step 1, Remove the panel device: Use the pry tool and feed it down the side until the panel device pried up, then you can take it out.
Step 2, Unplug connects of the vent and the AC controllers on the panel device.
Step 3, Remove the tabs, vents, AC controllers of the panel as we need to use them on the new aftermarket radio.
Step 4, Remove six screws that fixed the original radio unit.
Step 5, Take down this metal slat, pull out the radio unit and unplug its connectors.
Step 6, Have a check for the cables and other accessories of Seicane car radio with Carplay.
Step 7, Install the tabs, vents, AC controllers in the new radio system.
Step 8, Correspondingly connect the harness cables between the new radio and the car. If you are not sure about the interfaces, check with the radio user manual.
Step 9, Turn on the car to test whether the new radio can work normally; if not, check again the cables whether connected correctly.
The Seicane aftermarket car radio with Apple Carplay
Since the product comes with a 9 inches large touchscreen, everything you do on it is easier and more convenient. There is comfortable and clear navigation UI for you to see information, allowing you to go everywhere quickly and safely. With the built-in DSP sound system, you are able to enjoy quality sound effects when listen to music, watch videos etc.
In Seicane Apple Carplay aftermarket radio, there are two methods of using Carplay, by wired and wireless, both are easy to do, giving drivers new way to use their phones while keeping a safe drive. With this fantastic design, you get to make phone calls, use phone maps, enjoy phone songs on radio screen freely.
The Seicane radio also helps increase driving safety when you add DVR, rear view camera, TPMS and so on to it. The DVR can record the whole process of traffic accidents, take photos for front of vehicles and store the video in real-time while driving. After installing the rear view camera, the radio screen will automatically display rear situation when you reverse the car, to assist you park it easily. The TPMS can report real-time tire-pressure information via a pictogram display or a simple low-pressure warning light to help you save fuel consumption, extend the tire life.