How do you take a dashboard off a 2004 Chevy Cavalier to install new radio?
You must remove the entire dashpad. Remove the fuse panel on the driver's side, there is a screw there. Also remove this panel on the passenger side, screw there too. Then several screws on top holding pad in. Sounds like a lot but not bad.
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You have to remove the top of the Dash before you start.(bolts located in the access panels on the sides) Then You can remove the vents. Caution....in any cavalier 2000 and up you will need to purchase a relocation harness to mount the stock deck in the trunk as the air bag control module is built into it. These cost around $150 just for the harness. The other option is to bypass your airbags all…
You have a 2002 Chevy cavalier your CD player wont work it just displays error mess but motor continues to run and radio still works?
The dash does not need to come off to install a new radio. The area where the radio is installed has its own panel that can be easily removed. Grab a flat-head screwdriver and pop the cover off (there are 4 pins that grab the panel to the dashboard body). Don't forget to unplug the plug that controls the passenger air bag light before completely removing it.
Start of Chevy Astro cable replacement. I have a 2001 Chevy astro and have been able to lift up the grill on the side of the antenna using a star screwdriver. Underneath the grill the antenna mount removes with a socket wrench. On the end of the radio I have found that the part of the dashboard over the radio just pops off and then there are just a couple clips you push in on…