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2007 Jetta: you remove the factory radio

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How do you remove the factory radio from a 2007 Jetta? I need a step by step process with photos. Thanks.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  dan replied 8 years ago.



  • Switch off all electrical consumers.
  • Switch ignition off and remove ignition key.
  • Remove any CDs which may have been left in CD player Owners Manual .

Remove center instrument panel trim with air outlets so that radio panel screws are accessible.




  • Remove screws -arrows-.



Use trim removal wedge 3409 to carefully pry out center instrument panel trim in area of -arrows- and remove.





  • Remove screws -arrows-.
  • Pull radio unit from opening until electrical connections on rear of unit are accessible.




  • Disengage electrical connection lock -arrows-.



Rotate mounting bracket up -arrow- and disconnect electrical connection.




  • Disengage antenna cable electrical connection lock -arrows- and disconnect.