Loudspeakers - removal and refitting

1 Disconnect the battery earth lead.

Facia panel-mounted speakers Upper
2 Prise the speaker grille from its four retaining clips in the facia using a thin-bladed screwdriver.

3 Remove the four securing screws, disconnect the wiring, and pull the loudspeaker from the facia panel.

4 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Lower
5 Remove the lower facia panel.

6 Remove the four securing screws, disconnect the wiring, and pull the loudspeaker from the facia panel.

7 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Rear parcel shelf-mounted speakers
Saloon models
8 Working in the luggage compartment, remove the single securing screw, then lift the loudspeaker into the passenger compartment and disconnect the wiring. Withdraw the loudspeaker.

9 Note that it is important not to disturb the loudspeaker mounting gasket or retainer.

10 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but ensure that the wiring does not touch the retainer, shelf, or speaker, to prevent any audible rattles.

Hatchback models
11 Working under the parcel shelf, remove the four securing screws, disconnect the wiring, and withdraw the loudspeaker.

12 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Door-mounted speakers
13 Remove the door inner trim panel.

14 Remove the four securing screws, then withdraw the loudspeaker from the door and disconnect the wiring. Remove the loudspeaker.

15 Do not remove the loudspeaker from the moulding, as the two are a sealed assembly.

16 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Tailgate-mounted speakers - Estate models
17 Remove the tailgate trim panel.

18 Remove the four securing screws, disconnect the wiring and withdraw the loudspeaker. Note that on models with an integral heated rear window/radio aerial, the aerial amplifier unit is combined with one of the loudspeaker units.

19 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

High frequency units
20 These units are used to reproduce high frequencies only, and incorporate an electronic filter network which must not be disconnected or bypassed. The units are located in the lower facia panels.

21 The removal and refitting procedure is as described for the lower facia panel-mounted loudspeakers earlier in this Section, but take care not to damage the extremely fragile speaker cones.

Radio/cassette player power amplifier - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Some “high specification” models are fitted with an audio power amplifier, which is mounted as a separate unit beneath the radio/ cassette unit. To remove the unit proceed as follows.

2 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

3 Remove the two screws under the top edge of the power amplifier unit.

4 Slide the unit forwards from the facia panel, until the wiring plugs can be disconnected.

Disconnect the wiring plugs and remove the unit.

Refitting
5 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

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