INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
APPLICATIONS
Mazda RX-8 04-08
CT24MZ11
CT24MZ12
KIT FEATURES
• DIN Radio Provision with Pocket
• ISO Mount Radio Provision with Pocket
KIT COMPONENTS
• A) Radio / Climate Control Housing • B) ISO Brackets • C) ISO Trim Plate
• D) Interface • E) Wiring Harnesses
C
A
B
D
E
TOOLS REQUIRED:
Small Flat Blade Screwdriver/ Panel Removal Tool
• Phillips Screwdriver • Socket Set • Cutting Tool
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Dash Disassembly
- Mazda RX-8 2004-2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,2,3
Kit Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Kit Assembly
- DIN Radio Provision with Pocket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
- ISO Mount Radio Provision with Pocket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Final Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,7,8
Display Customization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
*Note:
Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
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1 Disconnect the negative battery terminal to prevent an accidental short
circuit.
2 Unscrew the shift knob counter clockwise to remove. (Figure A)
3 Unclip and remove the shifter trim
panel. (Figure B)
4 Remove (2) Phillips screws from the
bottom of the ashtray assembly then
unclip and remove the assembly.
(Figure C)
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5 Unclip and remove the knee panel on
the driver’s side under the steering
column (Figure D) then remove (1) 10
MM bolt from the side of the radio
bracket. (Figure E)
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6 Remove (2) Phillips screws from the
bottom of the radio/climate control
panel. (Figure F)
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7 Unsnap radio/climate control panel
including radio chassis. Unplug and
remove panel and chassis. (Figure G)
8 Remove (3) Phillips screws securing
the factory display harness to the
radio chassis. Unplug and remove
display harness. (Retain display harness for re-use during kit assembly.)
(Figure H)
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9 Remove (4) screws securing the radio
chassis to the radio/climate control
panel. (Figure I)
10 Remove (6) screws securing the climate controls from the radio/climate
control panel. Unplug and remove the
climate controls. (Retain the screws
and climate controls for re-use during
kit assembly.) (Figure J)
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11 Remove (17) screws securing the circuit board to the radio/climate control
panel to access the plug for the hazard switch assembly. (Figure K)
12 Remove (2) screws securing the hazard switch to the radio/climate control
panel. Unplug and remove hazard
switch. (Retain the screws and hazard
switch for re-use during kit assembly.) (Figure L)
13 Trim the sub dash to allow clearance
for the 99-7510 interface. (Figure M)
REMOVE (2) SCREWS PER SIDE
J
Continue to kit assembly.
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K
L
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KIT PREPARATION
MAZDA RX-8 2004-2008
*Note: Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
A
1 Cut the top (2) mounting locations off
of the climate controls to provide
clearance for the aftermarket radio.
(Figure A)
2 Secure the climate control to the
radio/climate control housing using (4)
of the factory screws removed in step
(10) of the dash disassembly. (Figure B)
3 Secure the hazard switch assembly to
the radio/climate control housing using
the factory screws removed in step
(12). (Figure B)
B
Continue to final assembly.
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KIT ASSEMBLY
DIN RADIO PROVISION WITH POCKET
*Note: Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
1 Slide the DIN cage into the
Radio/Climate Control Housing and
secure by bending the metal locking
tabs outward. (Figure A)
A
2 Slide the aftermarket radio into the
cage until it snaps into place. (Figure B)
Continue to final assembly.
B
ISO MOUNT RADIO PROVISION WITH POCKET
1 Mount the ISO Brackets to the radio
using the screws supplied with the
radio. (Figure A)
A
2 Slide the radio into the Radio/Climate
Control Housing until it snaps into
place. (Figure B)
3 Snap the Trim plate into the Radio
Housing. (Figure B)
B
Continue to final assembly.
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FINAL ASSEMBLY
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B
(A) Strip wire ends back 1/2"
B) Twist ends together
C) Solder
C
D) Tape
D
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Locate the factory wiring harness in the dash. Use the supplied wire harnesses and
make the connections as shown. (Isolate and individually tape off the ends of any
unused wires to prevent electrical short circuit). Refer to Wiring Code below.
FINAL WIRING CONNECTIONS
Make wiring connections using the color code chart shown below and the
instructions included with the head unit. We recommend making connections as
shown below; Strip, Splice, Solder, Tape. Isolate and individually tape off ends of any
unused wires to prevent electrical short circuit.
WIRING CODE
12V Ignition / Acc. . . . . . Red
Right Front (+) . . . . . . . . Gray
12V Batt / Memory . . . . . Yellow
Right Front (-). . . . . . . . . Gray/ Black
Ground . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Black*
Left Front (+) . . . . . . . . . White
Power Antenna . . . . . . . . Blue
Left Front (-) . . . . . . . . . . White / Black
Amp Turn-On . . . . . . . . . Blue / White
Right Rear (+). . . . . . . . . Violet
Amp Ground . . . . . . . . . . Black / White
Right Rear (-) . . . . . . . . . Violet / Black
Illumination . . . . . . . . . . Orange
Left Rear (+) . . . . . . . . . . Green
Dimmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Orange / White
Left Rear (-) . . . . . . . . . . Green / Black
*NOTE: When a Black wire is not present, ground radio to vehicle chassis.
All colors may not be present on all leads due to manufacturer’s specifications.
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WARNING!
FAILURE TO INSERT THE HVAC CABLES INTO THE CORRECT
LOCATION WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE INTERFACE AND MAKE
THE DISPLAY AND HVAC CONTROLS NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY
2 Plug the Temperature Control cable from the factory climate control into the port
on the interface that reads “TEMP”.
3 Plug the Fan Control cable from the factory climate control into the port on the
interface that reads “FAN”.
4
Plug the Display cable removed in step 8 of the dash disassembly into the port
on the interface that reads “DISP”.
5
Plug the Hazard Switch extension cable into the end of the hazard switch and
the other end of the extension cable into the port next to the “DISP” port.
TEMP
FAN
DISP
HAZARD
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OBDII CONNECTOR FACE VIEW
PINK WIRE
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9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
BLUE/PINK WIRE
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When using the Nav features of the interface you will need to connect the 2 pin
harness and run the 2 wires to the OBDII connector and connect them in the
position shown. (Figure A)
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The following wires on the 10 pin harness are for the aftermarket radios that have navigation built in:
A. Connect the green wire to the parking brake wire of the aftermarket navigation radio.
B. Connect the blue/pink wire to the VSS or speed sense wire of the aftermarket navigation radio.
C. Connect the green/purple wire to the reverse wire of the aftermarket navigation radio.
NOTE: Reverse output is NOT present on manual transmission vehicles.
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Re-connect the negative battery terminal and test the unit for proper operation.
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Reassemble radio and dash assemblies in reverse order of disassembly.
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*Note: Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
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1 Press and hold the A/C Mode button to scroll through the various kit options (AMB
TEMP ON or OFF, AMB TEMP C or F, SET TIME 12/24H, and SET TEXT).
2 When you see the option you want just let the button go and the action on the
screen will be performed. (ie: To turn the ambient temperature on you would scroll
through until the display says “AMB TEMP ON” and let the button go.)
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3 To set the time hold down the A/C Mode button until the display says “SET TIME
12/24H” then let the button go.
4 To switch between 12H and 24H press the front defrost button to the left of the
A/C Mode button.
5 To change the Hour press the rear defrost button to the right of the A/C Mode
button.
6 To change the minute press the A/C button at the top of the A/C Mode button.
7 At any time if you do not press any buttons for 5 seconds the display will save and
return to the default screen and the climate control buttons will return to their
normal configuration.
8 If you hold the A/C Mode button down long enough the display will say “SET
TEXT”. This will allow you customize the default text on the display.
9 Once the display says “SET TEXT” let go and the first letter of the display will begin
blinking.
10 Press the front defrost button to move the cursor left and the rear defrost button
to move the cursor to the right.
11 You can scroll up with the A/C button and down with the Recirc/Fresh button
through the various alpha, numeric, and symbol characters.
12 When you are finished entering your text if you do not press any buttons for 5 seconds the display will save and return to the default screen and the climate control
buttons will return to their normal configuration.
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