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As both technology and society improve, life has become better and better. Therefore, people are getting more and more ideas to improve their life. Since cars are a common transportation nowadays, some car owners choose to upgrade their factory radio for higher performance. If you have a 2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164, then a 2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio with a number of advanced configuration to make your interior up to a notch.

2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio after installation

2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio after installation

To upgrade or replace a car radio both require removal and installation. Some car owners may think it hard to remove and install a car radio. Actually, both the removal and installation are not very complex. With correct guide and some related experience, you can easily finish the installation on your own. The following is the detailed instruction for a 2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio.

 

Tips about the installation:

  1. Please disconnect the power before the installation.
  2. Please prepare a lever and a screwdriver before the removal and the installation.
  3. Please keep all the separate parts from the car. Please take great care of the dashboard to avoid scratching it during its detachment and installation. Please keep handy any parts from the car and make use of all the original screws from the car as much as possible. so each related part of the unit can be fixed securely.

 

The below is the step-by-step instruction on how to install a 2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio :

  1. Pry out the air conditioner panel along gap with a lever.

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio  installation step 1

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio installation step 1

  2. Remove the air conditioner panel.

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio  installation step 2

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio installation step 2

  3. Remove two screws holding the stereo in the dashboard frame with a screwdriver.

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio  installation step 3

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio installation step 3

  4. Pull the buckles down.

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio  installation step 4

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio installation step 4

  5. Carefully take the original CD player out of the dashboard.

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio  installation step 5

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio installation step 5

  6. Disconnect the ISO plug of the car in the socket of the DVD player.

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio  installation step 6

    2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio installation step 6

  7. Connect the cables of the new Seicane radio as the user manual shows.
  8. Connect the ISO plug.
  9. Put the new Seicane radio back into the dash.
  10. Put the buckles back into its original place.
  11. Install two screws and the air conditioner panel.
  12. Turn on the new Seicane radio and have a comprehensive test if everything works well.

 

The above is all the instruction guide on how to install a 2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio in your vehicle. If you have any question during the whole process, you can turn to your dealer for help. Only a right car stereo can be installed in your car without any gap. If you don’t know which type radio can fit your car, please take the following excellent radio from Seicane:

 

http://www.seicane.com/car-dvd-player-for-benz-gl-class-with-gps-radio-tv-bluetooth-srd-8823

 

What is worth your attention of this unit is that an optic fiber decoder can be supported. If your car comes with an optic fiber Harmon Kardon system located under the main or assistant driver’s seat,  you can choose a decoder to make all your speakers and optic fiber work. It is easy to install the decoder and is just plug and play. On the other hand, if your car doesn’t come with optic fiber amplifier, then this radio is plug and play.

 

Besides, this radio is equipped with a wide range of functions for you to upgrade your car radio, such as GPS navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, DVD player, DVD and CD player,                   iPod, Analogue TV, USB/SD connection, etc. You can easily find your way with the precise GPS navigation system which can provide you with route planning as well as spoken turn-by-turn direction. To sync your bluetooth-enabled cell phone with this unit, you are able to dial and receive calls without taking your hands off the steering wheel control to keep safe. The best way to stay away from feeling bored on a long journey is to play your favorite music or videos via the Ipod/USB wired connection. Just Take this amazing 2005-2012 Mercedes-Benz GL CLASS X164 radio with you on all trips! Good luck!