Step 1: Remove the rear ashtray
assembly, the coin tray and cup holders.
Purpose: Locate Bluetooth antenna
connection & pairing button connection.
Tools Needed: Phillips-head
This step is very easy and described in detail below. The image below
shows all the parts to be removed and each is labeled. The very first
thing you should do is disconnect the negative terminal of your vehicle's battery.
Pull down the ridged cover on the ashtray
(#3) all the way until the black inner part (#2) pops up. Remove black
You should see two phillips-head screws on
the bottom of the ashtray (#3) that need to be completely loosened.
These screws are attached to the ashtray and should be loosened but not
taken out. Once the two screws are loosened all the way the ashtray (#3)
can be pulled out.
In order to completely remove the ashtray,
the small ashtray light needs to be pulled out the side slot. With some
finessing you can push the entire light out. To make it easier, try
disconnecting the light from the wiring harness. This will allow the
wiring harness to easily pass-through the opening.
Now you should see another two phillips-head
screws (#5) on the bottom of the ashtray housing (#4). These should be
unscrewed and removed. Once removed the ashtray housing can be lifted up
and snapped out. Be gentle here; the housing snaps out fairly easily if
Remove the cup-holders (#1) and coin tray
(#6) by squeezing in at the sides and lifting up. There is no need to
use any tools for this. Be patient, these pieces can be removed fairly
easily when done correctly. Locate the ridges on the side of the
cup-holders, this is where you should be squeezing.