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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR PART 99-7866
APPLICATIONS
ACURA MDX 2001-2006
99-7866
KIT FEATURES
• DIN Mount Radio Provision with Pocket
• ISO Mount Radio Provision with Pocket
KIT COMPONENTS
A) Radio Housing • B) ISO Brackets • C) ISO Trim Plate • D) Bracket Supports For Display
B
C
A
D
TOOLS REQUIRED:
Small Flat Blade Screwdriver/ Panel Removal Tool
• Phillips Screwdriver • Socket Set
1-800-221-0932
© COPYRIGHT 2003-2008
www.metraonline.com
METRA ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
99-7866
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Dash Disassembly
- ACURA MDX 2001-2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Kit Preparation
- Display Unit Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Kit Assembly
- DIN Mount Radio Provision with Pocket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
- ISO Mount Radio Provision with Pocket. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Final Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
*Note:
Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
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99-7866 DASH DISASSEMBLY
ACURA MDX 2001-2006
A
1 Disconnect the negative battery terminal to prevent an accidental short
circuit.
2 Unclip and remove trim panel around
radio/display including a/c vents..
(Figure A)
3 Remove (6) mounting screws and
remove the audio/display unit from
the dash. (Figure B)
4 Remove (8) screws from the audio
unit and (6) screws from the display
unit and remove the brackets from
the audio/display assembly.
Continue to kit preparation.
B
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99-7866 KIT PREPARATION
DISPLAY UNIT ASSEMBLY
*Note: Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
A
1 Using the mounting screws from the
display unit, attach the brackets
supplied with the kit by aligning the
guide pins on the display with the
holes on the bracket. (Figure A)
2 Align guide pins on bottom of display
unit with holes on top of housing and
attach the unit to the housing using
the (2) screws previously removed.
(Figure B)
Continue to kit assembly.
B
2
99-7866 KIT ASSEMBLY
DIN MOUNT RADIO PROVISION WITH POCKET
*Note: Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
A
1 Slide the DIN cage into the radio housing and secure by bending the metal
locking tabs outward. (Figure A)
2 Slide the aftermarket radio into the DIN
cage until it snaps into place. (Figure B)
Continue to final assembly.
B
3
99-7866 KIT ASSEMBLY
ISO MOUNT RADIO PROVISION WITH POCKET
*Note: Refer also to the instructions included with the aftermarket radio.
A
1 Mount the ISO Brackets to the radio
using the screws supplied with the
radio. (Figure A)
2 Slide the radio into the radio opening
until it snaps into place. (Figure B)
3 Snap the ISO Trim Plate onto the front
of the Radio Housing. (Figure B)
Continue to final assembly.
B
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99-7866 FINAL ASSEMBLY
FINAL ASSEMBLY
A
(A) Strip wire ends back 1/2"
B
B) Twist ends together
C) Solder
D) Tape
C
D
1
Locate the factory wiring harness in the dash. Metra recommends using the
proper mating adapter and making connections as shown. (Isolate and individually tape off the ends of any unused wires to prevent electrical short circuit.)
2
Re-connect the negative battery terminal and test the unit for proper operation.
3
Reassemble radio and dash assemblies in reverse order of disassembly.
FINAL WIRING CONNECTIONS
Make wiring connections using the EIA color code chart shown below and the instructions included with the
head unit. Metra recommends making connections as shown below; Strip, Splice, Solder, Tape. Isolate and
individually tape off ends of any unused wires to prevent electrical short circuit.
METRA / EIA 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 specifictions.
Enjoy your newly installed radio!
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99-7866 INSTRUCTIONS
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REV. 12/29/08 © COPYRIGHT 2003-2008 METRA ELECTRONICS CORPORATION INST99-7866
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