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You can install the radio but it will not work until it is programmed to match the body control module in your car. Each radio is set up to only work in the car it was installed in and has to match the control module in that car because of the theft system. You will need to have the dealer program the unit to match your car when you are done. You may even want to write down all the numbers on the radio in case the dealer needs them for reference. Instructions below. Thanks
Notice: Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.
Tighten Tighten the screws to 2 N·m (18 lb in).
Important: Perform the radio set up procedure for new and reinstalled radios.
Important: If the radio locator tab is difficult to align to the instrument panel locator opening, pull the radio toward you and reposition the antenna cable.
Tighten Tighten the radio screws to 2 N·m (18 lb in).