Jeep CJ/Scrambler 1971-1986 Repair Guide

Radio

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Through 1975

The only factory installed radio available on these models was offered in 1975. It is a simple underdash unit, similar to those dealers installed in earlier models. Removal and installation are obvious.

1976-86
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
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  3. Remove the control knobs, nuts, and bezel.
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  5. On 1976 and early 1977 models, you may have to detach the defroster hose. With air conditioning, remove the screws and lower the assembly.
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  7. Disconnect the radio bracket from the instrument panel.
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  9. Tilt the radio down and remove it toward the steering wheel.
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  11. Detach the antenna, speaker, and power wires.
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  13. Reverse the procedure for installation.
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