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How to Replace a Radio in a Mitsubishi Montero

by Daniel Valladares

The radio in your Mitsubishi Montero can make driving an enjoyable experience, but if it goes bad, you will need to remove it to repair or replace it. The Montero's radio is only held in place by four screws and the plastic trim of the central dashboard. With the appropriate tools, you will only need 20 minutes to remove the old radio and install a replacement unit.

Open the hood and disconnect the negative terminal from the battery of the Montero using a socket wrench.

Open the door and use a flat-head screwdriver to pry off the plastic trim from around the radio.

Remove the four small screws from the radio with a Phillips screwdriver.

Pull the radio out and disconnect its wiring connector by squeezing in on the plastic tabs of the connector and pulling it off the radio. Remove the radio from the vehicle.

Install a new radio into the Montero and reattach the wiring connector. Reinstall the four small screws and the plastic trim. Reconnect the battery and close the hood.

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About the Author

Daniel Valladares began his career as a medical writer in 2008. He has written patient education brochures for several pharmaceutical companies and has worked as an auto mechanic at Kim's Speedy Auto Service since 2007. Valladares holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Rice University and is currently studying to become a personal trainer.

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