How to Remove Car Speaker Covers

by Heather Topham Wood

The car speaker covers adjusts the sound quality as well as protects the speakers from debris and damage. Before you can change the speakers of your car, you will have to first remove their covers. You may also decide to remove the speaker covers if they have become damaged or require cleaning. Depending on the placement and style of your car speaker system, some of these steps may vary.

Step 1

Locate the speakers in your vehicle. The speakers can be in several places, depending on your car model. They may be in the car doors or below the rear window. Older vehicles may have the speakers situated under the dashboard. You may have to remove the door panel in order to access different speakers in your car.

Step 2

Remove the screws for the speaker cover if necessary. Use the appropriate screwdriver type and size for the screws. Place the screws in a plastic bag so that you do not lose them.

Step 3

Find the releasing clip underneath the cover for the speaker. These release clips will likely be found at the four corners of the speaker cover. You will be able to feel for them with a screwdriver.

Step 4

Use a flat-head screwdriver as a pry bar to help remove the speaker covers from the release clips. Situate the screwdriver under the base of the speaker cover and then gently pry it off. You can use another type of pry tool if you have one handy.

Step 5

Continue this process until all of the release clips have been pried away from the speaker. You can then pull the speaker cover away from the speaker.

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