Honda CRV/Odyssey 1995-2000 Repair Information

Radio Receiver/Tape Player

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION CRV Models



Radio removal requires removal of the driver's dashboard lower cover, glove box, center pocket or console and center dashboard lower cover.

Before disconnecting the battery cable(s) or the radio electrical connectors, make sure to note the radio security code. Once disconnected, the radio will not function until the code is entered.

  1. Note the radio security code.
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  3. Remove the glove box, and the driver's side lower dash trim from below the steering wheel, as outlined in Body .
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See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Carefully release the driver's side lower dash panel by pulling it away from the dash

  1. Remove the lower, center console trim, as outlined in Body .
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  3. Remove the center console change box and the cup holder assembly from the center console, as follows:
    1. Open the change box and remove the 6 Phillips screws that mount the change box onto the console.
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    3. Using a small flat-bladed prytool or a small curved pick, pull outward on the hook located on the upper right hand side of the change box, while pulling on the box to remove it from the console.
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See Figure 2

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Fig. Fig. 2: Use a small flat-bladed tool or suitable curved pick, pull outward on the hook on the upper right hand side of the change box, while pulling on the box to remove it

  1. Remove the center console center cover.
    1. Remove the 2 lower and 2 right side Phillips screws from the cover.
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    3. Carefully pull the left side of the console away from the dash to release the left side clips.
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  3. Remove the combination radio and heater control assembly from the center dash.
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See Figures 3, 4 and 5

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Fig. Fig. 3: To access the radio and heater control assembly, remove the left and right side fasteners from the dash brackets with an 8mm wrench or Phillips screwdriver



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Fig. Fig. 4: With the two fasteners removed, carefully pull the assembly from the center dash. The assembly is secured with 6 clips and may require a little patience and finesse to remove it



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Fig. Fig. 5: The radio is held in place by four 8mm/Phillips fasteners. Disconnect the radio wires, antenna, and the mounting fasteners to remove the radio

  1. Use an 8mm wrench or Phillips screwdriver to remove the left and right side bolts that mount the assembly to the dash brackets.
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  3. Once both bolts are removed, carefully pull the combination radio and heater control assembly from the center dash. The assembly is secured with 6 clips and may require a little patience and finesse to release it from the console.
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  5. Once the assembly has been loosened, reach behind it to release the two wire terminals from the heater controls, and the wire terminal and antenna lead from the radio.
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  1. To remove the radio, remove the two bolts on the left and right sides using an 8mm wrench or Phillips screwdriver.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of the removal.
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  5. Enter the radio security code and radio station presets.
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Odyssey Models

4-CYLINDER ENGINES
  1. Note the radio security code.
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  3. Remove the center console. For specific details, refer to Body .
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  5. Remove the cup holder. For specific details, refer to Body .
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  7. Remove the two mounting bolts from the underneath back portion of the radio, and remove the radio.
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  9. Detach the electrical connectors and antenna lead and remove the radio.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Once installed, enter the security code.
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v6 ENGINES
  1. Note the radio security code.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the center console panel. For specific details, refer to Body .
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  7. Remove the bolts securing the radio bracket to the center panel, detach the electrical connector and the antenna, then remove the audio unit.
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  9. Remove the mounting hardware from the mounting brackets and separate the audio unit and the case.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Once installed, enter the security code.
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