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When you install this unit in your car, do not remove the
detachable front panel.
If the detachable front panel is removed during installation, you
might press too hard and warp the metal plate that holds it in
Do not block the unit’s fan or heat sink, thus preventing air
circulation. If blocked, heat will accumulate inside the unit and
may cause a fire.
Air ventilation hole Air ventilation hole
(Rear of CDA-9812RX/CDA-
(Rear of CDA-9815RB/CDA-
Slide mounting sleeve from main unit (see
“Removal” on this page). Slide the mounting sleeve
into the dashboard.
When your vehicle has the Bracket, mount the long
hex bolt onto the rear panel of the CDA-9815RB/
CDA-9813R/CDA-9812RX/CDA-9811R and put the
Rubber Cap on the hex bolt. If your vehicle does
not have the Mounting Support, reinforce the head
unit with the metal mounting strap (not supplied).
Connect all the leads of the CDA-9815RB/CDA-
9813R/CDA-9812RX/CDA-9811R according to
details described in the CONNECTION section.
• For the screw *, provide a proper screw to the chassis installing
Slide the CDA-9815RB/CDA-9813R/CDA-9812RX/
CDA-9811R into the dashboard. When the unit is in
place, make sure the locking pins are fully seated
in the down position. This can be done by pressing
firmly in on the unit while pushing the locking pin
down with a small screwdriver. This ensures that
the unit is properly locked and will not accidentally
come out from the dashboard. Install the
Detachable Front Panel.
1 Remove the detachable front panel.
2 Use a small screwdriver (or similar tool) to push the
locking pins to the “up” position (see above drawing).
As each pin is unlocked, gently pull out on the unit to
make sure it does not re-lock before unlocking the
3 Pull the unit out, keeping it unlocked as you do so.
Metal Mounting Strap
Hex Nut (M5)
Screws (M5 × 8)