How To Install A Car Audio System
If you need to know how to install a car audio system, this will answer all of your questions. Before starting the installation, you need to know what a car audio system is. A car audio system usually consists of a car stereo, speakers, and sometimes a sub-woofer and amp as well. Installing a car stereo should be done with precision and care. Make sure to follow the manual for your car audio system and read through the stereo portion of your car's manual.
You Will Need:
- wire cutter
- electric tape
- wire stripper
- Choosing a car audio system is the first thing to do; it should be according to your car’s compatibility, because some cars have small stereo openings while others have larger ones.
- You should thoroughly go through the instructions of your new stereo and car manual before starting the installation. Make sure you disconnect the car’s battery when starting off with any kind of installation related to car electronics.
- Start off with de-installing the old car audio system. For that you will need tools like screwdrivers, wire cutter, electric tape and wire stripper. Disconnect the black colored cable, also known as negative cable, from your car’s battery. Take out the dash board cover, draw out the stereo and disconnect all the wires connected to it and completely pull the stereo out of the car.
- The easiest way of installing a car audio system is with the help of wiring equipment which will usually fit in most vehicles. It connects your stereo with your speakers very easily.
- After connecting the wiring equipment with the car’s audio system, install your new stereo. Move the mounting bracket and bring the stereo closer to the stereo opening. Now connect the stereo’s wiring equipment with the back of the second stereo.
- Now connect the antenna cable with the back of the car audio system. After connecting all the wires, fix the car audio system into its place. Before putting the dashboard cover on, connect the negative cable to the car’s battery again and switch on the car as well as the radio. If everything is perfectly working, you may tighten the bolts in the car audio system and place your dash board cover.