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Removing Hazard switch from factory HU

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Burgman, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Apr 17, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    So i had no problem taking the factory HU out but once i had it out i could not seem to remove the Hazard and passenger airbag unit from the factory HU. any help would be great
     
  2. Apr 17, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    I just took out the 4 bolts, unhooked the harnesses and it came out
     
  3. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:01 PM
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    i got the HU out no prob its the hazard switch and airbag indicator that i cant get off the HU
     
  4. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:04 PM
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    Oh just gently push them back from the entire trim piece i believe
     
  5. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:04 PM
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    I believe they are just held in by plastic clips
     
  6. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:20 PM
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    It seems to be catching at the top, i was messin with it for a hour with no luck
     
  7. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:27 PM
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    Mine snapped out pretty easy, i dont want to tell you to use more force and have you end up breaking the plastic off, but I am out of suggestions
     
  8. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    i remember what i did, i put my fingers on the outside of the trim piece, and pushed the hazard and clock assembly from front with my thumbs, i just owrked my way around and wiggled it out
     
  9. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:40 PM
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    thanks man ill work more on it tomorrow no tunes right now though
     
  10. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    Ok good luck, just apply strong, but even pressure all around it. Where in VA are you?
     
  11. Apr 17, 2009 at 11:37 PM
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    ah I'm at VT
     
  13. Apr 18, 2009 at 12:11 AM
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    nice, my mom and brother went there. love there football, esp since vcu has none
     
  14. Apr 18, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    Getting mine out was a PITA as well. Just keep finddling with it and be gentle. It'll come out.
     
  15. Apr 18, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    I just put a new head unit in last night. Getting the factory clock and hazard button was the biggest PIA. I kept trying to pop out the whole thing. I finally got it and the clips around the it stay attached to the factory HU. Here is a pic of the factory unit with it removed. Hope this helps.
    [​IMG]

    Here is a pic of what I put in. Kenwood x693
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  16. Apr 18, 2009 at 2:32 PM
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    I just took mine out, major PITA... I figured out the inner assembly pops out via two major clips on each side, then theres two little click locks on the top and bottom, I used a jewelers screwdriver to seperate them.
     
  17. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    Hey Tex,

    Take a look at my single DIN. It's hard to see in this pic, but I wrapped the inside of the storage compartment with self stick felt. Bought it at Michaels craft store. Cost me $.99. I used a regular file folder to make templates of each side, the bottom, and the back. Worked like a charm.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Got it out finally, i was trying to take the whole thing out. Put a Pioneer 4100 dvd in it, get some pics tomorrow
     
  19. Apr 19, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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    And thanks for everbodies help
     
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    thanks for this thread. Was installing a single DIN Kenwood using the Metra dash kit from Crutchfield.

    Yes, it was a PITA to remove hazard/clock assembly. thing.

    Those four snaps on top and bottom required some wrangling to remove. Pressing with thumbs on the glass and pressing towards the back, working on it for about 10 minutes got it done, eventually they click out and the whole thing slides out.
     
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