Integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier - removal and refitting

1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

Saloon models
2 Remove both rear seat side cushions.

3 Remove the securing screws and withdraw the rear parcel shelf.

4 Make a note of the wiring connections for use when refitting, then disconnect the wiring, remove the two securing screws, and withdraw the amplifier unit (see illustration).

54.4 Integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier securing screws
54.4 Integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier securing screws (arrowed) - Saloon models

5 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Hatchback models
6 Unclip the tailgate trim panel.

7 Remove the amplifier bracket securing screws, and withdraw the amplifier through the tailgate panel aperture (see illustration).

54.7 Integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier bracket securing
54.7 Integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier bracket securing screws (arrowed) - Hatchback models

8 Make a note of the wiring connections for use when refitting, then disconnect the wiring and remove the amplifier unit.

9 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

Estate models
10 Unclip the tailgate trim panel.

11 Make a note of the wiring connections for use when refitting, then disconnect the wiring, remove the four securing screws, and detach the loudspeaker/amplifier bracket assembly from the tailgate (see illustration).

54.11 Loudspeaker/integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier bracket
54.11 Loudspeaker/integral heated rear window/radio aerial amplifier bracket securing screws (arrowed) - Estate models

12 Refitting is a reversal of removal.

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