How to remove a BMW X3 car stereo – (2004 Onwards)

How to remove a BMW X3 car stereo – (2004 Onwards)

The following is a guide on removing a car stereo or car radio from the above vehicle.

Vehicle specifications may change depending on the year of manufacture.
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Tools and equipment required to complete the job

  • Screwdriver Set
  • Panel Removal Tools


Original Stereo Image for this Vehicle:

How to remove the stereo step by step:

Remove the upper air vents which are on pressure clips.



Now undo the 2 screws to remove the trim surround of the stereo.



Now you can undo the 2 screws holding the stereo in place.



Remove radio and disconnect aerial and ISO wiring plugs from back.