The panel is now ready for removal. The assemble is easy to replace, but only after you very carefully dissasemble the door. There is a 2 Phillips screw behind the top of each vent at approximately a 45 degree angle. Use of the Ford F150 wiring information is at your own risk. . If you do not follow the exact order you will wind up taking the vehicle to the dealer. It has 6 clips I believe.
The transmission should just drop out and the torque converter will still be attached to the flywheel. Once inserted properly, push slightly outward on the tools and use them as handles to pull out the radio. This radio has been cleaned, serviced as needed and thoroughly checked. Start by taking out the hardest to get at bolts first and work your way around. There are 3 plugs and you need to disconnect the shifter cable and the 4x4 shifter rod. Be careful not to strip the nuts on the back of the flywheel, between the engine block and flywheel because if you do it isn't going to come off. Lots of duct tape required even though it takes a lot of paint thinner to remove the adhesive! One of the most time consuming tasks with installing an after market car stereo, car radio, satellite radio, xm radio, car speakers, tweeters, car subwoofer, crossovers, audio equalizer, car amplifier, mobile amp, car amplifier, mp3 player, ipod or any car audio electronics is identifying the correct color car audio wires for your 2004 Ford F150.
If so, this is the repair for you. Whether your an expert Ford F150 mobile electronics installer, Ford F150 fanatic, or a novice Ford F150 enthusiast with a 2004 Ford F150, a car stereo wiring diagram can save yourself a lot of time. Shopping Cart 0 items Notifications Tell A Friend Tell someone you know about this product. When you want to listen to the radio again, simply unplug the cable! Make sure all the wires are disconnected from each side. Those clips are a strange design.
The little balls on the end of the tools actually click into the clips and hold the radio somewhat. Do this gently but you need to pull pretty hard. Some of these vehicles used more than one style of radio. Any further and most likely what is happening is that the rods slip past the clips and end up doing nothing. In my case and probably very common, the pulley at the motor that winds up the cable is plastic and wears and then the cable gets jammed.
The lift assembly is a complex system of pulleys, cables, slide guides and of course a motor. We know it's tough to go without a radio for a week or more but please be patient. We will typically perform the repair within 5-7 business days of receiving your radio. First, start with the drive shaft, then the transfer case, and then the front cross member holding up the front axle or shift on the fly hub locker. The repair turn-around time is indicated above. Just did this … on my 2003 Explorer.
Available Options: Additional Options: This product was last updated on Thursday 23 January, 2014. Right now you should be looking at a bare transmission mounted to the engine block and a cross member supporting the transmission. It doesn't make sense until you get the radio out and study the geometry of the clip. We put a drive from our inventory into your radio in order to get it back to you as soon as possible. Remove the neg battery cable tehn the aC ducts under the dash. However, should you elect not to have the additional work completed, there will be no refund for time and materials already put into the radio. If you have an electronic 4x4 then there is one more plug.
In any event, the assembly is not repairable and sold as a complete unit. This rear support is also inducing drag. The radio has 2 holes on each side of it, one above the other. Our Ford parts are not from salvage yards, if your Ford radio is not listed, please contact us, we have many more oem Ford audio units, Ford Mustang, Explorer, Expedition, Excursion, F150, F250, Focus, Freestyle, Fusion Edge Escape Ford Taurus, contact information is here in case you need to speak with a tech. After giving up with home made coat hanger tools having jammed them in way too far I gently inserted the real tools and then wiggled the radio.
It will take some doing. Between inventory, repairs, and returns, we get hundreds of items every week. Radio in 2004 ford f150 lariat is not working. There is a wrench that will fit the end of the converter. The 2004 F150 mechanisms were different from most other Ford radios.