2004 GMC 1500 Sierra. Question: How to and what special tool is required to replace radio.

There are no special tools required to remove the radio. Just a couple basic hand tools. First off, you need to remove the instrument panel bezel that goes around the radio, cluster, heater control head and headlamp switches. It is one big piece, but comes off easily. You will want to tilt the steering wheel as far down as possible and move the gear shift down into low 1. Then pull gently at the edges of the trim piece and it will pop out of it's retaining holes. Then, to take the radio out, there are four 7mm bolts that need removing, two on each side of the radio. Pull the radio out and disconnect the antenna and wiring connectors. Reverse steps to reinstall.


2004 Chev Silverado. 4.8L Vortec.
Question: accessory power outlet blown fuse can,t tel from fuse diagram which fuse controls the outlet.

Answer: The fuse for that is in the under hood fuse block, labeled " AUX PWR" Located to the right of starter relay, next to "RR HVAC" in the block. Best to just check all fuses.


Be Social With Us !

Leave your comments

Post comment as a guest

0
    • No comments yet.

    Latest Articles

    Intake Air Temperature Sensor ...

    The intake air temperature (IAT) sensor is a thermistor ...

    2003 Dodge Grand Caravan ...

    2003 Grand Caravan Sport. Engine Size : 3.3Question: Hi, I ...

    fix window cable on 2000 ford ...

    I have a 2000 Ford Contour se and my window cable has came ...

    2005 Ford Focus Central ...

    2005 Ford Focus Engine Size : 1.8 DQuestion: The boot is ...

    How Things Work

    Air Conditioning System Operation

    The A/C system provides the following features:

    Cooled or dehumidified air for the comfort of the occupants
    Power ventilation
    Windshield defrosting
    Side window defrosting

    During most operating conditions, outside air enters the vehicle in the following manners:

    Read more...

    Common Engine Codes

    Code P0420 Catalytic Converter Failure

    To control emissions of hydrocarbons (HC), carbon monoxide (CO), and oxides of nitrogen (NOx), a three-way catalytic converter is used. The catalyst within the converter promotes a chemical reaction which oxidizes the HC and CO present in the exhaust gas, converting them into harmless water vapor and carbon dioxide. The catalyst also reduces NOx, converting the NOx to nitrogen.

    Read more...