The DEH-P7000BT, manufactured by Pioneer Electronics, is a single-DIN size aftermarket automobile stereo. The DEH-P7000BT features Bluetooth capability, iPod connectivity via a USB plug, three-band equaliser with six preset tone settings and a built-in amplifier. Further expansion of your vehicle's sound system, whether adding additional amplifiers or subwoofers, can be accomplished through the DEH-P7000BT multiple RCA pre-outs. Connecting the device to your vehicle is done using a vehicle-specific wiring harness that eliminates the need to identify each individual wire.
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Things you need
- Vehicle-specific wiring harness
- Electrical tape
- Crescent wrench
- Aftermarket stereo mounting bracket
Connect a vehicle-specific wiring harness to the Pioneer DEH-P7000BT by matching each of the coloured wires together, twisting their ends together and wrapping each connection with electrical tape.
Disconnect the black negative battery cable from the vehicle's battery using a crescent wrench.
Remove the plastic bezel that surrounds the factory stereo using a screwdriver to gently pry it away from the dashboard. Remove the screws that secure the factory stereo to the dashboard using a screwdriver. Slide the stereo out away from the stereo opening exposing its wires. Disconnect the factory stereo wiring harness from the vehicle wiring harness by unplugging them.
Slide the metal sleeve that accompanied the DEH-P7000BT into an aftermarket stereo mounting kit designed specifically for your vehicle. Secure the metal sleeve to the mounting bracket using a screwdriver to bend the metal tabs around the outer edge of the sleeve. Secure the mounting bracket with metal sleeve into the vehicle's stereo opening using a screwdriver and the screws removed earlier.
Plug the vehicle-specific wiring harness that is connected to the DEH-P7000BT into the vehicle wiring harness. Slide the DEH-P7000BT into the mounting bracket and secure it in place using a screwdriver.
Press the plastic bezel that surrounds the stereo back into place. Reattach the black negative battery cable to the vehicle's battery.
Tips and warnings
- The DEH-7000BT is not compatible with all Bluetooth phones.
- Electrical damage may result from failure to disconnect the negative battery cable.
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