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JMaN06
12-13-2006, 04:53 AM
i searched radio in B5 and nothing answered this question....where the hell do you pplace the pullers to get the radio out? i tried sliding them in everywhere and cant seem to find the spot...

JMaN06
12-13-2006, 05:35 AM
okay, so i know where they go...but i cant get the damn thing out... i place the pullers in, and then what? yank on them? that isnt working for me..

SeanF
12-13-2006, 06:23 AM
make sure your using the right keys in the right spots, they have to go in with the pointed part towards the middle of the radio...

do you have a double din radio? those need 4 keys...

JMaN06
12-13-2006, 11:32 AM
i do have a double din radio, and i have only 2 keys. does that mean that the radio will not come out and i need 2 more? or is there a way to do it with 2?

AudiSport12
12-13-2006, 02:44 PM
for supposedly working in the audio business, you sure ask a lot of rather 'useless' (for a lack of better word) audio related questions...

sandnessmj
12-13-2006, 03:46 PM
for supposedly working in the audio business, you sure ask a lot of rather 'useless' (for a lack of better word) audio related questions...

Haha...ouch

salz2135
12-13-2006, 03:51 PM
you can do it with two keys but it's much easier with all four.

if you're having too much trouble, I would just opt for buying another set or fabbing your own.

ExpLlclT
12-13-2006, 04:10 PM
you have to wiggle the keys around a lot ... i mean i lot its pissed me off

JMaN06
12-14-2006, 05:15 AM
audisport12-congradulations


and for everyone else, thanks. im not a german man. all my radios are removed by taking apart dash boards. and my other "useless" audio questions are all related to audi's and i dont deal with them. this is my first german car. and i will have to say, everything is different.

burner799
12-14-2006, 09:07 AM
yea okay. Its as simple as putting some keys in and pulling the thing out and you cant manage. Be careful, if you play with the keys too much you could mess something up and have to take apart your whole center console to get to it. get another set of keys or borrow some. This is my first german car too and It is really not THAT complicated. We mostly have japanese cars in the audio shop anyways, we rarely get bimmers and i turn all audis away.

ny02s4
12-14-2006, 09:20 AM
put the radio keys in until you feel them click into place. Then gently spread the keys away from the center of the radio while pulling the radio straight out. Youll see what i mean when your doing this. Cause when you spread the keys outward your unlatching the clip holding the radio in place.

be gentle... goodluck!

salz2135
12-14-2006, 03:03 PM
being gentle is the key. if you have to force anything you're going to end up breaking it. I learned this the hard way on my other b5's concernt HU.

JMaN06
12-15-2006, 01:06 PM
ok. thanks guys. big help. i will try that....but i think i might have done some damage, i pulled the keys out like twice because i coudlnt figure out what i was trying to do