You’re sick and tired of listening to cassettes and only having the capability to enjoy the radio, while your smartphone is full of your preferred music but you don’t have a 3.5mm or usb port on your car radio, so you can’t enjoy your car journeys to the fullest… That’s exactly why we’ve made this content to help you, because right now you’re going to learn about how to install a car radio on your Mitsubishi Pajero 3. To do this, first of all we will see how to remove the old car radio, then how to install a car radio on Mitsubishi Pajero 3 and finally, how to connect it.
How to install car radio on Mitsubishi Pajero 3: Removing the old car stereo
Before we begin the serious business of how to install a car stereo on your Mitsubishi Pajero 3, there is one necessary task, take out the audio set you currently have on your car. There are two scenarios, either you have an original headunit, or you have an universal set. Before you start taking out, always don’t forget to remove the negative wire from the battery to prevent any risk of short-circuit or electrocution. Once this is done, here are the two ways according to the stereo that equips your Mitsubishi Pajero 3:
- Original car radio:
In this case, you’ll have to be persistent, generally speaking, the simple use of extracting clamps in the 4 holes in the corners of the car radio should be enough to remove it. But on some particular models of specific years, this operation will not be enough to remove the old car radio from your Mitsubishi Pajero 3. In fact, you will need to remove certain parts of the centre console to access the car radio itself. To make this happen, you will need to use a screwdriver to remove the plastic covers that are in the way. Once you have access to the station, don’t forget to disconnect all the connections.
- Aftermarket radio :
In this situation the procedure is much easier, you will just have to use the extracting clamps and press on the 4 corners of your station to make it come out of its place. Once this step is done, don’t forget to unplug it and remove the metal frame that supports it in the notch of the center console. That’s it, you’ve finished dismantling your old car radio, all you have to do is install the new one!
How to install car radio on your Mitsubishi Pajero 3: Fitting and connecting the car radio
Let’s go to the most important section for you, how to install a car stereo on your Mitsubishi Pajero 3. Ahead of time, take some time to verify the suitability of your car and your headunit, and to read the installation information, which may give you specific instructions.
Here are the various steps involved in installing an aftermarket car radio. Firstly, put in place the metal frame provided with your new car radio, this frame has the job of holding your car radio in place on your Mitsubishi Pajero 3, once installed, don’t forget to press the locking tabs on each side of the frame. Once this step has been achieved, you will need to connect the three plugs of your car radio, two ISO connectors for power supply and sound transfer to the speakers of your Mitsubishi Pajero 3, then the radio antenna socket. For the latter, on some models you may need an adapter to transform it from male to female to be able to adjust it to the socket of your new radio. Finally, all you have to do is push your car radio into the metal frame, snap it into place, and position the plastic or metal frame provided with it on its contour. That’s it, you’ve just discovered how to install a car radio on Mitsubishi Pajero 3, don’t forget to check that the radio is switched on, that the sound is working and that you’re picking up the radio and you’re ready to enjoy your new car radio. If you have other problems, or want to learn more about your car, don’t hesitate to visit our page dedicated to it.
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