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Radio Removal?[240-260/91] posted by David Mei on
Wednesday, 27 May 1998, at 3:45 p.m.
I'm a new Vovlo owner (1991 240 wagon), and I'm trying to remove my radio to check for any loose connections (I'm getting bad reception). What's the trick in removing the radio? I can see a clip behind the unit, but can't figure out how to unclip it. I'd appreciate any help!
Re: Radio Removal?[240-260/91] posted by Robert Haire on
Wednesday, 27 May 1998, at 7:21 p.m.
Oh yeah, that one had me for a while on the 91. The anti-theft tab can be observed by removing the glove compartment. Use a flashlight if you want to see it. Then, just bend the tab up (or down) to get it back out the slot it fits into. It is just a push-in-and-bend deal during installation and the sheet metal piece is not hard to bend. Then you can unbolt it front the radio when it is out of the car.
Re: Radio Removal?[240-260/91] posted by Stoney on
Wednesday, 27 May 1998, at 9:29 p.m.
In addition to the screws under the upper square gauge cover, and the anti theeft tab Volvo also "sometimes" installed a rear support bar that goes from the back of the radio to the left wiper arm mounting bolt. Remove the screws that hold the glovebox in, slide it out, take a phillips stubby screwdriver and loosen it 2 turns and push the bar up a bit. It will slide off and allow you to slide the head unit out. Don't try and remove the support bar as it is a SOB to get back in, unless you are a munchkin and can do the work from inside the dash!
Apolgies to any offended munchfolk!