How to Install a stereo in your car properly
Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a stereo in your car properly.
When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. When working underneath a vehicle, always secure it with a floor jack and jack stands or drive-on lift ramps. You're going to get greasy as well so keep a healthy supply of rags on hand to sop up the mess!
Grease on Your Hands is an interactive online series that provides easy step-by-step instructions for simple car repair and maintenance at home. In this installment, Fang Huang shows you how to properly install a car stereo.
Before we start, always remember:
Always wear eye protection when working on a car.
Make sure that your working environment has plenty of ventilation.
If you're working under a car, secure it with a floor jack and jack stand or drive-on lift ramps.
Keep a healthy supply of rags on hand in case you get greasy.
To change a radio, you'll need these tools and supplies:
Flat-head screwdriver, basic socket wrench set, Phillips screwdriver, thin shop rag and your new stereo.