Although car stereo install kits are not needed for the earlier models of Nissan, you will need one for the later models. There's instructions to remove everything around it but not the radio!! The year ranges that this car audio guide will help you with cover run from 1992-2016. On the gear shifter, pull down on the chrome piece underneath the leather covered shifter. Plan to find more under there that needs replacement. Pull the old head unit out and push the new unit into place. Fourth Gen Altima Stereo Wiring Guide 2007—2012 The evolution of the Nissan Altima car stereo continues in the fourth generation.
You would probably have to solder the wires directly. Remove the four screws holding the radio in place using a Philips head screwdriver and pull the radio out. In Work Factory Car Stereo Repair, Inc. Thanks I'm sure it will be posted shortly. You insert these two keys and apply pressure outward and the radio will slide out.
Some Altima amplifiers are located under the rear deck in the trunk, while some of the earlier models in this year range put the amp under the passenger seat. If your convenience lights, turn signals, seat warmers, stereo, headlights or other electronic components suddenly stop working, chances are you have a fuse that has blown out. There are two wiring harnesses to unplug. Remove the four screws that secure the stereo into the Nissan Sentra dash. That's what I found out, there's no aux input behind, but I put my receiver in the storage bin with all the wires hidden except that one I have to plug into the front of the radio. There is one wire to unplug.
Sharing many similarities with the 350Z, the center console again requires a car audio install kit. This panel is around the air-conditioning knobs. Once you've removed these four screws, the radio will pull right out of the dash. I could cut the circuit and put an outside switch connected to pin 4 and 5 but my car is rented and I would'nt want to do any damage. The manual usually does not show what is inside the radio.
Note - remember to feed courtesy light connector back through door panel when reinstalling. Plug the wiring harness adaptor and antenna wire into the back of the new stereo. Unplug the electrical connections in the back of the stereo and finish removing the stereo. Find a replacement prior to starting so you know what you are taking off. The panel extends to the center air vents and a few inches on top of the dash. Place the trim panel back around the stereo assembly. These connectors are plug-style connectors.
Unhook the antenna cable and the factory wiring harness from the rear. There is two screws holding it on. You may also need the adapter for the aftermarket radio. You will be doing body work, and mechanical. Disconnect the wires from the back of the head unit and pull the assembly free. Disconnect the black cable from the car's battery with a pair of pliers or a wrench.
If checking and replacing the fuse for the component in question doesn't work, we recommend seeking assistance from a trusted professional mechanic. Lift the panel and set it aside. If there's no input I'll go inside and plug directly on the aux connector. Remove the screw on the driver's side foot well panel below the ignition. Nissan car owners who choose to replace their factory stereo can choose from a variety of aftermarket options. Most of the time spent installing a Altima stereo will be spent identifying the correct color audio wires for your Nissan.
Connect the wiring harness adaptor to the original harness. Replace all of the screws and trim pieces. Do anyone think I may have loose wires or maybe a speaker is blowed? I've read the service manual and can't find the method to remove the radio. Pull the radio out of the dash and disconnect the wires from the back of the head unit. Pull the remaining trim piece below the Nissan Altima steering wheel free and locate the single screw that holds the stereo in place. Replace the trim, screws and air conditioning control wire, if necessary. Pry the trim panel surrounding the gear-shift from the center console with the trim panel removal tool.
Grip the rectangular trim panel under the radio firmly. Work your way around the outside of the trim piece until the trim pops off. Remove the metal braces on each side of the Pathfinder stereo and take them out. That's what I found out, there's no aux input behind, but I put my receiver in the storage bin with all the wires hidden except that one I have to plug into the front of the radio. Buy or rent a spot welder, or just plan to bolt it back in. Remove the two screws at the top of the panel surrounding the stereo assembly. Squeeze the end of the connector, and pull it out of the back of the stereo.
This generation of Nissan comes with a premium navigation system with optional rear camera control. If you want to save time and money, and do the car audio install yourself, this Altima stereo wiring guide will get the job done. Look under the trim and there is 2 more screws. This center mounted stereo can be accessed by removing the front faceplate. Fifth gen Altima Stereo Wiring Guide 2013—present There are several improvements to the last generation of Altima.