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TIM
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Jeep Wrangler sport: How do i get to the front speakers in

Customer Question

How do i get to the front speakers in the 2012 wrangler sport JK. i want to upgrade the speakers with 6.5 kickers. i cant figure how to get the grills off. if you could direct me to pictures as well, it would be great

thanks
richard
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  TIM replied 4 years ago.

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INSTRUMENT PANEL - DRIVERS SIDE

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Disconnect the negative battery cable.









2.Remove the instrument panel end cap (1).
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Remove the steering column opening cover

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Remove the driver side lower instrument panel retainer (1) next to the DLC connector

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Remove the instrument panel cover steering column opening cover retainers (1).

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Remove the speaker mounting fasteners (1).

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7.Remove the driver side lower speaker mounting retainer (1).









8.Disconnect the speaker electrical connector.
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.Remove the speaker by carefully pulling the left side of the instrument panel (1) outward until there is sufficient room to remove the speaker through the end cap area
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give me a minute or so and i will get passenger side

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INSTRUMENT PANEL – PASSENGER SIDE

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Disconnect the battery negative cable.









2.Remove the glove box.









3.Remove the instrument panel end cap.









4.Disconnect the speaker connectors.









5.Remove the speaker fasteners.









6.Remove the passenger side instrument panel (2) trim screw (1).









7.Remove the speaker by carefully pulling the right side of the instrument panel outward until there is sufficient room to remove the speaker through the end cap area.









8.Remove the speaker.
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any more infor required--please let me know---- if all set--please click the accept button,thanks-tim

Customer:

the speakers are 6.5 rounds?

Customer:

should i just let jeep service do this and how much would you figure labor would be?

TIM :

proably safer - this way nothing gets broken

Customer:

the speakers are 6.5 rounds?

TIM :

figusre about an hour for left and 1/2 hour for pass side

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DESCRIPTION


The standard equipment speaker system includes four full-range speakers. The two front speakers are mounted behind a removable bezel located on each outboard end of the lower instrument panel. With the premium speaker system, the standard front speakers are replace with an enclosure assembly that includes a 4 inch speaker and a 1 inch tweeter. The two rear speakers are mounted behind a grille located on each outboard end of the sport bar, above the rear seating area of the vehicle.

Customer:

thank you for your help. looks like not a job for me. looks breakable.

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