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Focussed2012 02-04-2012 07:51 PM

2012 Focus Dash / Console Removal?
Anyone seen a DIY thread on getting to the head unit (stereo) on a 2012 model? I'm not looking forward to hunting for screws to get the head unit taken apart to get behind it. Searched the whole site and haven't seen anything yet. [xx(]

Thanks in advance!

Focussed2012 02-05-2012 09:56 PM

Figured it out. Here's the links to the images for removing the hex bolts to get behind the head unit.

2 Hex Bolts holding the front console cover on (hiding behind a small plastic snap-off cover):

2 Hex Bolts holding the head unit in place:

And the wiring on the back of the head unit:

Hope that helps someone searching in the future. I'll post more as I figure stuff out. [8D]

14_GT 03-16-2013 09:51 AM

Sorry for reviving an old thread, but at least I used the search function! Anyway, after removing the two Hex Bolts, does the console cover just pop-off?

Deftmetal 03-16-2013 10:23 AM

Yes, it kinda pivots up. The mk3 interior trim thread has links to the how to's

focuspower69 08-24-2014 10:08 PM

Dude this is awesome I have been trying to figure this out for a week. Quick question though. Can I acceso the air vents and controls that are there? Also have you seen any way of removing the vents closet to the door?

roswelltop 09-06-2014 05:14 AM

Regarding removing the air vents closest to the door, go through the ST section and there is a thread in there by a member who swapped out the vents on his ST with an MK3 owner.

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