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CD Changer cover

Discussion in 'Explorer Audio & Navigation' started by Dave.jj, December 26, 2004.

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      Dave.jj New Member

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      Hi, I want to take my cd changer out, but I cant work out how to remove the cover. can anyone tell me if it just pulls off? or is there a way to prise it off. I dont want to break it by forcing it. Thanks
       
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      If you find the solution let us know , I had a prod about the other month and gave up !thinking It was about to break into thousands of little bits :D

      Dave
       
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      Hi Dave.... I still have had no reply on this, I also asked the question awhile back and got no reply. Do you or anyone else know, if you can buy a blank plate of some sort if you remove the changer, as I want to take mine out (if I find out how) so I can sell it with the ford head unit.
       
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      I wonder if all UK Explorers came with the CD changer ? if not perhaps some earlier models may have a blanking plate there or even another storage hole . Only a guess though, come on guys someone must know the answer ??
       
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      I'm still trying to figure out the question, LOL. What exactly are you trying to do? Remove the changer from the console or what?
       
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      Remove the 6 CD changer from the rear of the car. In my 98' the CD changer unit is located in the rear of the car driver side. I want to take the unit out, but it has a kind of plastic trim all around it, I can't work out if the trim pull's off or has some kind of locating lugs? it is not pulling off very easily and it feels like it will snap with force. Once the trim is off the whole panel with the changer can then be removed (I hope)
       
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      you should go to your auto store and get a manual...the removal has to be in there... here in the states its in the center consle (well atleast in my model/year it is).

      good luck with that
       
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      Yeah I did get the manual.... and guess what.... Nothing in there...Grrrrrrrr :)
       
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      thats wacked, mines in the arm rest
       

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