Crutchfield MasterSheet™

Car audio installation instructions for your specific vehicle

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Created by our Vehicle Research Team, a Crutchfield MasterSheet™ provides detailed instructions on how to take apart your dash and remove your door panels, so that you can install a new car stereo and speakers in your specific vehicle.

 We'll include a MasterSheet™ free with your Crutchfield car stereo or speaker order. Your MasterSheet™ will be attached to your shipping confirmation email; we'll include a printed version if you don't have an email address.

Want to see what's involved first? Get this MasterSheet™ now and we'll refund the cost if you buy a new in-dash receiver or car speakers within 60 days. Please give one of our Advisors a call, so we can make sure we send you the correct MasterSheet™ for your vehicle. Warranty: 60 days.

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Written By Alex V, Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, October 03, 2015

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The MasterSheet were ok, what was in them was correct and helpful. I am more concerned with what was not in the MasterSheet - specifically any information on how to connect the brake switch wire.

Crutchfield response on Monday, October 05, 2015 Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our tech support team right away. They can help you solve the problem and get the stereo installed and working! Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

Great but Faster is Better

Written By JasonC, Plymouth MA on Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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The instruction are excellent but waiting days for the order to process and get it in an email is not great in this modern Internet Era.

Pros: Great Instructions

Cons: Slow Delivery via email

Good info

Written By Andrew, Oklahoma on Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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Very insightful info about installing the speakers in the car!

Pros: Good info about speaker installation

Cons: Not enough insider tips about installing an aftermarket stereo

1996 Toyota Celica

Written By StephL, Florida on Monday, September 28, 2015

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Excellent diagram.

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Written By Drew Boy, Kentucky on Tuesday, September 15, 2015

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Has everything you could ever need to know to install any audio equipment into any vehicle. Will buy for all my future vehicles as well.

Big Helper

Written By Mike McL, Virginia on Monday, September 07, 2015

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As a first time installer, I wasn't sure I could handle the project successfully by myself. I'm a reasonably handy person, but this was uncharted territory for me. I was expecting the "Master Sheet" to guide me literally step by step, but was a bit lacking I thought. The information was correct, while not being as minutely detailed as I expected it gives the info needed. In addition any questions you may have are quickly answered by Crutchfield's oustanding techs.

Pros: Couldn't have done it without it.

Cons: None, really.


Written By CJ-Lew, Florida on Wednesday, August 05, 2015

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The process to order was pretty easy, except the fact that I never received the MasterSheet. Don't worry, I figured it out anyway. Pretty disappointing.

Pros: Easy to order

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Written By Furman T, Florida on Monday, July 20, 2015

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Very detailed and informative

Pros: Excellent material

Cons: none

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Written By Chris, Colorado on Tuesday, July 07, 2015

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Great, but it would be helpful if it included specifications and dimensions of all of the factory equipment.

Quite useful

Written By Anonymous, Paris, KY on Thursday, June 25, 2015

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This a very useful information tool. Perhaps they detailed this point in the ordering process, but I didn't realize it was a digital copy Only It's not that big of a deal, but I would have appreciated a physical copy, so I wouldn't have had to use my own paper and ink.

The product itself was useful, but maybe could have used more and clearer pictures.

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Written By tp, gaithersburg, md on Monday, June 22, 2015

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there is nothing bad about the master sheet except the process to obtain one. Given it can be sent electronically having to call someone to order it and a 24 hours or so processing time after purchase makes it less desirable. Also i noticed that almost all (if not more complete) insturctions in the master sheet are available in articles on the site....makes it a hard pill to swallow paying 10 dollars for it....

otherwise i love how much info especially related to car audio installs but also home audio is available from crutchfield...they operate out of my home town but as a company my unbiased opinion is they are awesome to work with.

Not really what I was expecting..

Written By Joseph, Texas on Thursday, June 18, 2015

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This is only useful if you know absolutely Nothing about your vehicle. I thought that the MasterSheet was a full step-by-step guide through your entire install, including wiring, with plenty of pictures. They ask a lot of questions beforehand about your vehicle and what kind of install you're doing and say each MasterSheet is vehicle specific. I was disappointed to receive a mere 15 page PDF with partial information and black and white photos. Why ask so many Specific questions about my '12 Ext Cab just to send a "07 and up" with generic info. This really only shows how to prepare your vehicle for the install(remove old stereo etc), but not much on the actual install of your new stuff. Generic information like that is available on tons of other resources for free. There's a few footnotes about wiring but not near enough to really be helpful. The idea here is good, just needs work. I understand that each install is custom to a point, but a full walkthrough of a common install for the vehicle would've been much more helpful.

Pros: Good buy if you don't even know where to start.

Cons: Not an install guide. More of a removal guide with brief notes on install.

Not worth the money!

Written By Jeremie, Chesapeake, Va. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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I would have rated it lower than one star but couldn't. I thought I was buying a MasterSheet? It should include a wiring diagram in a MasterSheet not just a few pictures of how to remove dash panels! I even had an electrician say the same thing.

Pros: If your a moron and can't use the Internet to find pics and videos of what you need then this is great I guess.

Cons: Waste of money only includes a few pics and instructions. Either I already new how to do it, found it on the Internet or the instructions were included with the other products I purchased for the install.

What the Dr ordered!

Written By Anonymous, Wilmington, De on Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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This master sheet was exactly what I needed to find out how difficult it would be to do the install myself. It also gave me a preview of what the doors would look like so that I could fabricate brackets and look at dynamat placement beforehand. Well done, Crutchfield!

Pros: All the info needed

Cons: None

Very Helpful

Written By NikolasV, Connecticut on Monday, June 01, 2015

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I installed a Pioneer AVH-4100NEX into my Mercedes-Benz C240 and this MasterSheet was extremely helpful. It was able to tell me all the ins and outs of my car. Things I didn't even know existed in terms of panel removal, what tools I needed, etc.