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Old 06-01-2012, 06:29 AM   #1
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Question How to access dash behind radio, 2012 Ford E450

Does anyone know how to pop the center dash panel off to access the radio. I need to plug in an accessory wire to the radio's wiring harness.
I was told you have to pop off the air vents? Anyone done this?

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Old 06-01-2012, 09:39 AM   #2
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Yours is a Fix Or Repair Daily but my good Chevvy (LOL) I just put my finger nails behind the trim bit and pulled the trim out... it just pops in and out... I will assume F.O.R.D.s are the same

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Old 06-01-2012, 11:02 AM   #3
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If it is a standard Ford radio or one with a common type mount there is a tool available. A very small slot on each side of the radio. Slide the tool in and presto the radio pops out. I spoke to the radio guy in the back of Best Buy and he sold me the tool. That was a couple of years ago. Don't know if that type tool has changed or not.
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Old 06-07-2012, 10:17 AM   #4
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If it's like ours with the standard Ford radio, dvd, navigation combo unit. Our actual unit is the Magnadyne M4-lcd. There are 2 curved metal wires in with your radio. They should be included along with removal instructions in your owners manual. I haven't actually done it but it appears to be a simple operation.

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