Installing A CD Player
below provided by "capri4me",
modified by TeamCapri)
will need a "DIN tool" for this task, which is 2 metal pins that are
placed in the holes on either side of the radio (purchased from advanced
auto). Place the pins in until it clicks and then pull them back at the
same time. This may take a couple tries, but be careful not to slip and
scratch the radio. Radio should release and pull forward at least
it out the rest of the way and unconnect the unit from the electrical
you will need to buy a wire harness adapter to fit the Capri. Make sure
you get the right one for the car (ii got mine at sears) This piece will
wire directly to your radio, with the other end connecting to the car.
your radio out, observe its wiring schematics (usually located on the top
of the new unit) and match them to the corresponding wire of the harness
These connections are all important, but there are a few main
ones you have to be especially careful with. Black wires are usually
negative, while red, yellow, and orange are usually all power wires. DO
NOT let these wires touch, they will spark and you will blow fuses and
possibly damage your brand new radio! Other wires include: power antenna -
this wire doesn't need to be connected unless you have an aftermarket
power antenna. A series of colored wires (in pairs). These wires
correspond with positive and negative wires for the speakers. The solid
wire will be positive, and the striped one negative. Be sure to hook solid
to solid and striped to striped.
Secure wires with electrical tape and wire caps.
Carefully tuck any wires out of the way, so you'll have room to slid the
units fit in nicely for the Capri, but you may find yourself using the
radio cage which slides in were the radio will and then slid the radio
into the cage.