How to Install an In-dash Car DVD Player

Dec 23 10:01 2014 Janice Wei Print This Article

It is easy to buy a car dvd player, but we know, car dvd is just semi-manufactured product, it is required installation after receive it. Well, many people would ask, how to install the car dvd player to their car? Especially the in-dash car dvd player?

The steps needed to install an in-dash DVD player in your car depend on the type of player that will work with your car. If you have a faceplate stereo,Guest Posting for example, you can get a faceplate DVD player, take off the stereo, and connect the DVD in its place. Some car types will require you to completely install the DVD player in the radio's place in the dashboard, and wire it to the car's power. You might need professional assistance, depending on your vehicle type and what must be done to make the player fit in the dash.

  1. Disconnect the battery on your vehicle by loosening the clamp on the black battery cable with a wench and removing the cable from its battery terminal.
  2. Remove the trim panel surrounding the radio. Sometimes, you can just grasp and pull the panel off its clips. In many other cases, you must pry it off with a flat trim tool.
  3. Remove the radio. The tools needed for the clips/fasteners can vary. Disconnect the wiring harness and antenna lead in the back.
  4. Remove the steering column covers, usually by unscrewing the screws at the bottom with a screwdriver and separating the two halves, to access the wiring harness for the ignition switch/starter.
  5. Feed the DVD's constant power wire (usually the yellow one) through to the engine compartment; there should be a hole in the firewall. Loosen the cable clamp for the positive battery cable, fit the wire lead on the terminal, and tighten the cable.
  1. Insert the DVD's switched power wire -- usually the red -- into an available slot on the ignition switch's wiring harness.
  2. Mount the DVD's black ground wire to a screw on the chassis -- loosen the screw with a screwdriver, and place the wire lead under it -- or a similar metal ground.
  3. Install and fit the DVD player within the dashboard where the radio was, using its fasteners and your screwdriver/wrench. Reconnect the trim panels.
  4. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

Hope these info helps! No matter your device is car gps, android car stereo or specific car dvd player, make sure the necessary wiring are well connected, then the corresponding function can be realized without problem. By now, you may find, it is easy to install a car dvd too.

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Janice Wei
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Eonon is the international Hongkong brand and professional in Car GPS and Car DVD player over 12 years. It is warmly welcomed by millions of friends all over the world with their Car DVD, especially in the US, Europe and Japan. Definitely it is the brand you can trust!

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