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In the 1950's, I'd take the family television's vacuum tubes down to Willow Grove Radio and TV Repair, check them with the giant tester machine, buy new replacement tubes, and reassemble the repaired television, so my mom and dad could enjoy their precious, respectively, Dean Martin and Red Skelton shows. In the 1960's, I studied radio and electronics at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. After college, in the early 70's, I joined a rock 'n roll band as the soundman, learning how to operate the electronics that make music sound good. Then, I worked in a music store in Austin manufacturing, installing, repairing, and operating sound systems and components for recording studios, nightclubs, and touring bands. I moved back to Charlottesville permanently in 1984 and opened a little demo recording studio. I also attempted to put to practical use the creative writing degree I had picked up along the way. In 2006, I finally came to my senses and got this job at Crutchfield where they actually pay me to ramble on, rant, and explain the things I love about music, electronics, and getting good sound.

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2003 Honda Accord EX Sedan

In a Nutshell

This article discusses how to install car audio gear in your Honda Accord. Check it out and then use our vehicle selector to find audio gear that will fit your car.

The Accord is pretty easy to work on, so if you're a first-time DIY-er, you'll have fun and learn a lot. A good first step is to install a new stereo. You'll get better power, of course, but also cool features like iPod control, Bluetooth connectivity and more.

New speakers are easy to install and they'll make a big difference. A set of component speakers will sound great up front, and you also have some nifty options for the rear deck speakers. Powering them with an amplifier will bring out the best in your entire audio system.

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Overview of the Honda Accord

The Honda Accord sedan has long been the poster child for what the automotive industry does right. It's attractive, comfortable, safe, reliable, and known for maintaining a high resale value. Most people keep their Honda Accords for a long time, so it makes sense to upgrade the stereo system.

Factory stereo system

Honda claims six speakers — two of them are tweeters — and 120 watts of power for the Accord’s sound system. The reality is that it's powered by a low-output Honda radio (roughly 10 watts RMS  x 4 channels) that, along with the speakers, could stand a lot of improvement.

This article is an overview of your vehicle's audio system and its upgrade options. If you're looking for step-by-step instructions on installing a car stereo or speakers in your Accord, we'll include a Crutchfield MasterSheet™ free with your Crutchfield order, or you can purchase one for $9.99.

Accord factory radio

The Accord's factory radio (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Replacing your factory radio

There's plenty of room behind the dash, so a wide variety of receivers will work in the Accord. If you don't have the dual climate controls, you have a choice on how to install a new car stereo in your dash. You can use a simple dash kit to put the radio in the factory pocket below the existing radio, or you can purchase a more sophisticated adapter that replaces the entire climate control/radio pod. The adapter houses the new radio, and retains heating, ventilation, and air conditioning  controls in vehicles with either single- or dual-zone climate control systems.

You can use our Outfit My Car tool to see which stereos fit your car and get some info on what else is needed for the installation.

Dash opening

The factory stereo removed (Crutchfield Research Photo)

It may seem intimidating taking the dash apart from the gear shifter all the way up to the AC vents but, by following the step-by-step instructions in your free Crutchfield MasterSheet™, you’ll find it’s not that complicated.

You remove the factory radio/changer, only to unplug its car harness and antenna. Then, you drape those cables down to where the new receiver’s going and put the radio and dash back together, replacing the old storage bin with the new dash kit, which has a small storage shelf of its own. Once all that's done, you can install a single-DIN sized (2" tall) aftermarket receiver into the opening provided.

Accord stereo with navigation

This is the Accord's factory navigation receiver (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Honda Accord radio code

You will need the factory radio security code if radio power is interrupted and the factory radio is re-installed. Honda usually includes this code on a card in the owner's manual. If you don't have that card, you'll have to talk to your local Honda dealer. Also, you'll lose your Honda's satellite radio capability when you replace the radio, but there are plenty of aftermarket solutions for that problem.

If you have the factory navigation receiver, you'll have to enter two codes if the power is disconnected: one for the navigation system and one for the audio system. Once these codes have been correctly entered, the entire system will be unlocked and ready for use.

Tools needed: A Phillips screwdriver, a small flat-blade screwdriver, and a panel removal tool.

Steering wheel audio controls

It's relatively easy to retain your Accord's steering wheel audio controls when you install a new stereo. When you enter your vehicle information, our database will choose the adapter you need to make your factory steering wheel controls work with your new receiver.

Shop for car stereos that fit your Honda Accord DX

Replacing your factory speakers

Depending on the options package, the Honda Accord will have speakers in the doors, the dash, and the rear deck.

Factory tweeter location

Factory tweeter location (Crutchfield Research Photo)


The "6-speaker system" includes two tweeters mounted in the upper corners of the dash. The only tool you’ll need to install new tweeters is a flat blade screwdriver, but you’ll need to use our Universal Backstraps or some other way to secure your new tweeter in the factory grille assembly.

You’ll also need Posi-Products speaker connectors to connect them to the factory wiring, because there’s no tweeter harness available. The factory tweeter has its crossover built-in, so the simplest way to replace them would be with one that also has its crossover built-in.

If you are adding components, it would be best to put the crossovers near the radio.  Connect the front door speaker leads to the woofer output on the crossover network, and then run new speaker wire from the crossover to the tweeter.  This keeps you from having to pull a new wire through the Molex plug in the door jamb, which on most Hondas is nearly impossible.

Tools needed: flat blade screwdriver

honda accord front door

The Accord's front door speakers are easy to deal with (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Front door speakers

The plastic-framed factory 6-1/2" speakers unclip easily enough from the door frames, but you'll need to drill new mounting-screw holes into the door steel to install any new speakers. Aftermarket options include 5-1/4" and 6-1/2" speakers.

Both sizes require adapter brackets. Speaker harnesses are available for all locations in the Accord except the tweeters. These will let you connect your new speakers to the car’s harnesses without cutting or soldering wires.

These brackets and harnesses are available at a very nice discount when you order from Crutchfield.

Tools needed: Phillips screwdriver,  small, flat-blade screwdriver, panel tool, drill and 1/8" bit

Honda Accord rear deck speaker

The Accord's rear deck speakers (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Rear deck speakers

The rear deck 6"x9" speakers are much easier to replace. There's plenty of room there, so most aftermarket 6"x9" speakers will fit, and you have the option of installing 5-1/4" and 6-1/2" speakers with the help of mounting brackets.

Tools needed: Panel tool, socket wrench, 8 mm socket

Shop for speakers that fit your Honda Accord DX

Honda Accord rear deck

You can replace the rear deck speakers with subs (Crutchfield Research Photo)

Bass in your Accord

The factory system, at least, can really do with the additional bass a subwoofer provides. The roomy trunk offers plenty of space for a sub, enclosure, and amplifier. And you can also consider small powered subs that'll fit under the front seat.

Another solution is to replace the rear deck speakers with 6-1/2" or 6"x9" subs, for a stealthy way to get bass. If you choose this option, make sure you use plenty of Dynamat or another noise-dampening material on the back deck. This material will keep the deck from rattling and buzzing when the small subs start pumping out lots of bass.

Shop for vehicle-specific subwoofers for your Honda Accord DX

Other options for your Accord

There are plenty of options available when you decide to take your Accord to a whole new level.

Keep the factory radio

If you want to leave your Honda’s radio connected, you can still add features like Bluetooth® and iPod® connectivity by way of accessory adapters and harnesses that hook in behind the factory radio. Some Hondas come with XM Radio built-in, and you'll lose that if you replace your radio. If you're a satellite radio addict, pick a new car stereo that supports SiriusXM so you can keep listening to your favorite channels.

Security and remote start

Installing a security system in your Accord isn't easy (security systems rarely are), but it's less complicated than it could be. Our Crutchfield Advisors can help figure out what you need to get the job done, but we usually recommend taking your car and new gear to a professional installer.

Shop for car security systems for your Honda Accord DX

Find the audio gear that fits your car or truck

Visit our Outfit My Car page and enter your vehicle information to see stereos, speakers, subs, and other audio accessories that will work in your vehicle.

  • Steve from 28164

    Posted on 4/30/2015

    Is it possible to add a Aux/MP3 port to a 2007 Honda Accord Coupe? It currently has the standard factory radio/single CD. A friend tried & said it couldn't be done. If so what do I need to do so. Thanks

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 4/30/2015

    Steve, There are adapters available that can will allow you to add a port to your receiver. To search online, enter your vehicle info into the "Outfit My Car" feature on our homepage. Or, you can call or chat with one of our expert advisors.

  • Jeremy

    Posted on 5/3/2015

    Is it possible to find a dash kit for this car that doesn't install the radio in the lower dash pocket. I like the way Honda set up the stereo but i just want to upgrade it keeping the reciever in the higher level dash and having the pocket at the lower level

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 5/4/2015

    Jeremy: Because the climate controls and receiver are so completely integrated in your Accord, the available dash kits are designed to fit beneath that assembly. There is, however, the Metra 88-00-7803 Dash Pocket, which replaces the entire assembly in Accords that don't have factory nav. If you have any questions, just contact our sales team via phone or chat.

  • Lucas from Canada

    Posted on 5/17/2015

    I installed an alpine aftermarket deck beneath the factory head unit in my 03 accord, is there a way to feed power to both of them? because currently only the alpine is powered and id like the factory unit to light up so i could see the buttons for climate control, thanks.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 5/19/2015

    To get your climate controls to work properly, you'll need some additional gear. Our Vehicle Selector will help you find the right mounting kit and wiring harness for your car. You'll have to reinstall your new receiver, but the improvement in functionality will be totally worth it. Good luck!

  • Benjamin from south dakota

    Posted on 6/7/2015

    I recently replaced all 6 speakers in my 2005 Accord. I am now looking at installing an amplifier but I am not sure how, what kind to get, or if I even need one at all. Please help!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 6/8/2015

    Sounds like an excellent plan. Our car amplifier buying guide is the best place to get started. If you have any questions, just give us a call!

  • Steve from Poquoson, VA

    Posted on 6/22/2015

    My 2004 Honda Accord radio's backlight has gone out therefore I cannot see any of the radio settings, a/c setting etc. This is a know issue that Honda addressed up until 2011, now apparently it's all on the owner. My ? is what radios are compatiable with mine ? On the faceplate is stamped RBK1. Apparently there are 50 (maybe not that many but it seems like it) different varations of this model, that I've found on ebay and amazon I just don't know which one I can use. On the back of my radio / faceplate there are 2 green connector up high, 1 black and 1 white connector down low. Any assiatance would be greatly appreciated.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 6/23/2015

    Steve, If you're looking to replace the old radio with a "new-to-you" model, you might want to visit some Honda owners' forums online. There's a ton of community knowledge about these cars, so if this is a known issue, someone has undoubtedly tried this swap before. Good luck!

  • Gregory Stavrou from United States

    Posted on 7/8/2015

    Hello, I just replaced the factory rear speakers on my 2005 Accord EX and i tried installing back the old grills, but it seems that they wont go all the way down, any thoughts on how to fix this? note that the new speakers did bring their own grill but i tried placing them and no go. Thoughts?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 7/9/2015

    Gregory, It sounds like the tweeter structure might be too high. This car only has a 1/2" mounting height clearance, and most speakers are taller than that. If you bought your speakers at Crutchfield, call our tech department for advice. You also might be able to exchange them for something that fits better. Good luck!

  • Manny from Elizabeth

    Posted on 10/28/2015

    I am a little confused. If i want to replace back speakers in my 05 honda accord whats my best choice?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 10/28/2015

    Manny, Once you know you want speakers, the next step is to find out which speakers you want. You can use our vehicle selector to see which speakers fit your Accord and get some info on what else is needed for the installation. If you have questions, just give us a call!

  • Jason Nortey from Milton Keynes, UK

    Posted on 10/31/2015

    Hi. I am about to install a Pioneer Single Din head unit in the lower portion of my dash. Unfortunately people have not been clear about certain possibilities. My car is a 2003 Accord Tourer with Premium Sound and OEM subwoofer in the trunk. Here are my questions. 1. As my car has a factory amp, do I feed it with low level (From RCA), or just straight from the high levels ie wire it just like any ordinary aftermarket upgrade. 2. I'm assuming my OEM radio will function, but there just will not be any sound. 3. I'm planning on leaving my OEM speakers in for now. Do you know how the stock amplifier is located and configured? Many thanks. Jason.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 11/2/2015

    Jason, While we're reasonably sure that the UK and US versions of the Accord have a lot in common, we're not absolutely positive enough to answer your questions. If you poke around some UK Honda forums, though, you'll probably find someone who can help you out. Good luck!

  • paul

    Posted on 11/5/2015

    I have successfully added an aftermarket stereo below the original stereo. and kept the climate controls working with the original stereo. but i want to replace the car with one with the built in navigation. Can I keep the navigation working and have an aftermarket stereo running?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 11/5/2015

    Paul, If you replace the factory radio, the factory navigation system won't work anymore. But there are a number of aftermarket nav radios that will fit, and they're a lot more up-to-date than the factory models.

  • Justin medellin from victoria, tx

    Posted on 11/22/2015

    Hi. I'm looking at an 05 accord dx but I've read they only come with 2 door speakers and no rear deck or front dash speakers? Is this true? Is it difficult to add rear deck speakers? I'm wondering why they wouldnt put speakers in the rear deck being a 2005 model and all. Thanks.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 11/23/2015

    Justin, The Accord DX has a pair of 6"x9" speakers in the rear deck. There's plenty of room there, so most aftermarket 6"x9" speakers will fit right in. You also have the option of installing 5-1/4" and 6-1/2" speakers with the help of mounting brackets.

  • Mark B from Prescott, AZ

    Posted on 12/4/2015

    do any under seat powered subs fit under the driver seat of an 05 accord coupe?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/4/2015

    Mark, That solution will totally work in your car. I'll send your question to our sales team, and they'll be contacting you via email soon. For immediate help, you can contact them via phone or chat.

  • Liza

    Posted on 1/27/2016

    Hi i would like to replace my 06 accord factory radio with a factory radio that has touch screen and double din. My radio face plate id is 7FK0, I have found multiple face plates i just dont know if they will fit. The 5th digit in my vin is M and the 2ck4 says that will fit. It is just alot of money to be guessing if it does not fit. Can you please lend some advise or lead me in the right direction. Thank you for your time.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 1/28/2016

    Liza, Swaps like that really aren't in our wheelhouse, but you might check an Accord owners' forum to see if anyone else has tried it. There are aftermarket nav receivers that will work in this Accord, though. You can use our vehicle selector to confirm which stereos fit your car and get some info on what else is needed for the installation.

  • Jayla from suffolk

    Posted on 2/16/2016

    What radio system did you use to install on the 2003 honda accord? Could I use that radio system on a 2007 honda accord coupe? Where can I find that radio system?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 2/16/2016

    Jayla, There are lots of aftermarket receiver options for this car. I've sent your question to our sales team for the best answer, and they'll be contacting you via email soon. For immediate help, you can contact them via phone or chat.

  • Madison from Wilton

    Posted on 2/18/2016

    Hello, I have a 2005 accord ex and the stock speakers are super staticky. I am looking to replace all 6 and put in a whole new stereo with bluetooth, I took it in and they guy said he could try but I might lose my current navigation screen with my heater fan and all those settings and my screen would not light up for me to be able to change these settings. Is there a way to avoid this such as buying an extra part to be able to keep my main navigation screen?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 2/19/2016

    Madison, Actually, you can replace the stock receiver and retain your climate control settings. You'll need a dash kit and wiring adapter, both of which are available at a discount when you order your receiver from Crutchfield. I've sent your question to our sales team, and they'll be contacting you via email soon. For immediate help, you can contact them via phone or chat.

  • Marshall McCants from Wash DC

    Posted on 4/18/2016

    I have a 2003 Accord LX with built in Navigation and the Nav System is "kaput :L-(!". I purchased an after market system and the Nav/Camera and BT worked fine, but no heat/AC, what's the solution from a Subject Matter Expert? Thanks and all the best!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 4/19/2016

    Marshall, That's a bummer. Sounds like something's not connected properly, but that's about the best I can do with the information at hand. If the installation was done by a car audio shop, you should definitely chat with them. If you did it yourself and you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details. Good luck!

  • Jared from Madison, WI

    Posted on 6/8/2016

    I have a 2007 Accord VP, and I was wondering if I need to remove the door panels in order to remove the factory speakers and put new ones in?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 6/9/2016

    Jared, Yes, you will have to remove the door panels. It's not that hard to do, and if you buy the new speakers at Crutchfield, illustrated disassembly instructions are included free with your purchase.

  • Steven from St. Louis, MO

    Posted on 7/11/2016

    I have a 2007 Accord EX-L without navigation and the sound from my system is nice, a lot of bass too. My question is: is the 120 watt output I get from the stereo or an amp and when I upgrade do I just add an amp? Thanks.

  • Stockstill from Atoka

    Posted on 7/11/2016

    I have an 03 Honda Accord with the nav unit in the truck dual control. Once the dvd unit gos your controls to the radio and AC are done? Looking to replace the whole unit and dump the Alpine unit in the truck. Do you have anything that fits the bill?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 7/12/2016

    Steven, Your power, such as it is, comes from the factory receiver. If you add a new receiver and speakers, add a new amp, too. You'll get an immediate and noticeable improvement in your car's already-good sound quality.

  • Zach from Carbondale

    Posted on 7/31/2016

    Hi there, I have some experience with audio, as I replaced all of the speakers and the receiver in my old truck, and added an amp and sub. I was very happy with the set up, and would like to simply take the sub and amp and put them in my 06 accord, but since I have the factory receiver still installed, I'm not familiar with how to connect a sub and amp. Additionally, I wanted to know whether or not I could control the subwoofer through the receiver of the Accord, like I could with the Alpine receiver in my truck. Thanks!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 8/1/2016

    Zach, If your amp has speaker level inputs, you should be fine. You won't be able to control the sub through the factory receiver, though. You might be able to add a bass control knob, though. They're only available for specific amps, so check with the manufacturer (or us) to see if there's a bass control knob available for yours.

  • Nathan Foster from Vancouver

    Posted on 8/9/2016

    Hello Jon, I have a 2006 accord SE with basic radio head. I think I would like to start with drop in door speakers and drop in rear deck 6x9's. The rear deck 6x9's being priority. What would I be looking for in power range for this type speaker. All tips will help greatly, I dont want to change anything and just screw in new speakers to existing holes and plug in for now. Also how would I aquire a stock adapter to change to regular speaker wires. Or should I just cut off clip attachment and strip wires and connect to new speakers?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 8/9/2016

    Nathan, When you enter your vehicle's info into our Outfit My Car tool, you'll see which speakers fit your car, plus everything you need to install them. If you have any questions, you can give us a call or chat online. And when you install your speakers, you'll have access to free tech support if you run into any problems. Good luck!

  • Brad

    Posted on 8/10/2016

    I just ordered a new head unit, front and rear speakers for a 98 Honda Accord. The front speakers are coaxial vs separates like the current stock setup. What's the best way to disable the tweeters in the dash and make sure that the new door speakers are getting the full signal?

  • Nathan from Vancouver

    Posted on 8/13/2016

    Hi Jon, first off what a great utility you directed me to (sorry new to site) I checked out the "outfit my car" rear deck options and interested in several 6x9's listed. However I'm very concerned about the of these rms of the speakers listed and the low radio head ACTUAL power output you mentioned in write up. I dont want to change radio head so for best match of power/speaker would I always opt for a 2 way 6x9 or a 3 way? What is the optimum speaker RMS to match my weak radio head output? Also this was dropped in my lap and would like your expert opinion... A inlaw offered me these speakers for $75 for kit candian. My dilema is I will pay more for the right speaker match to optimize my weak radio head. These speaker drop into rear deck? And I think there rated 70w rms you think my head unit is under powered for this? Are the tweeters a easy swap out in front dash or alteration to mount required? Diamond Audio TX69V speaker kit containing the following... 2 6x9 speakers (2 way) 2 19mm tweeters (on board crossover) 2 extension wires tweeter mounting kit & screws Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. Sorry I'm a noobie and this help is huge!!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 8/14/2016

    Nathan, Nothing wrong with being a noobie, especially when our experts are here to help. I'll forward your questions to or sales team, and they'll be in touch with you via email soon. They can help you figure out which 6x9's will work best in your car. Good luck!

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 8/15/2016

    Brad, You can disconnect the tweeters if you like, but you don't have to. They don't draw enough power to take anything away from your new door speakers.

  • Stephen Danischewski from Piscataway, NJ

    Posted on 9/30/2016

    What are the exact specifications of the stock, 2007 Honda Accord EX-L V6 6-Speed audio system? This my current ride, and with slight rear fading the EQ, the system sounds surprisingly well-rounded, but less clear/robust than I'd like. I just read on a forum that this trim has an amplifier provided stock, but I have been unable to confirm this elsewhere. Please provide clarification if possible, thanks.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 10/3/2016

    Stephen, The stock system isn't bad, especially since this Accord does not have a factory amp. When you enter your vehicle's info into our Outfit My Car tool, you'll see the aftermarket stereos and speakers that will fit. If you have any questions, our advisors are available via phone or chat.

  • Paul from Austin, TX, USA

    Posted on 10/25/2016

    I recently purchased a 2005 Honda Accord EX-L sedan with navigation and dual zone HVAC controls. The navigation system is stuck on "please check your disc" and I'm fairly certain I want to replace the entire nav system (a repair on the DVD drive didn't work). Right now certain controls seem to be unavailable and I believe they are usually controlled on the touch screen: HVAC manual controls (fan speed and air outlet location for example), setting the clock, and radio presets. Would any aftermarket units allow use of those controls/items?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 10/26/2016

    Paul, Congrats on the purchase. When it comes to new stereos, you have some nice options to choose from, so I'll forward this to our sales team and someone will be contacting you via email shortly.

  • Anicet Grenon from Sherbrooke QC Canada

    Posted on 11/7/2016

    Jon, On the following date you stated Posted on 5/4/2015 12:03:27 PM.. Jeremy: Because the climate controls and receiver are so completely integrated in your Accord, the available dash kits are designed to fit beneath that assembly. There is, however, the Metra 88-00-7803 Dash Pocket, which replaces the entire assembly in Accords that don't have factory nav. If you have any questions, just contact our sales team via phone or chat. I checked the item Metra 88-00-7803 Dash Pocket, that should replace the factory radio section but from the picture that is posted, the housing fits in the lower section. Can you confirm. What is the Navigation system? Any chance that a Am /Fm stereo radio with DC, GPS and back up camera is available? I have a 2005 Accord LX-G VIN 1HGCM56465A815640dr Thank you

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 11/7/2016

    Anicet, We can help you find something that'll work in your Accord. I've sent your question to our sales team, and they'll be contacting you via email soon. For immediate help, you can contact them via phone or chat.

  • Nicolas from Longueuil, QC

    Posted on 12/6/2016

    Hi, I'm looking for a unit to replace my faulty original stereo (manufactured by Alpine I think) with a new one that will fit in the space behind the control buttons. The reason is that I just want to keep the front part with the controls and the screen of my old stereo. I don't mind if I'll buy the complete stereo unit even if I'll use only the aluminum box with the electronic/mechanical parts because I want to keep the dashboard as original as possible. So I need something that will fit perfectly with the controls connections and the screen. My car is a 2004 Honda Accord LX,4door, single CD w/o navigation system. Thank you !

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/7/2016

    Nicolas, Depending on how faulty the stock stereo is, there might be some vastly easier options out there. Give us a call and talk to one of our expert advisors. I'm sure we can help you find a solution that works for your car.

  • Christian from omaha

    Posted on 12/24/2016

    I see the dash kit they used in the aftermarket stereo towards the beginning of this article and wanted to know if anyone knows where I can find this. I saw crutchfields kit that replaces the current radio and I think it looks cheap. This dash kit is exactly what I am looking for and need to know where to find it.

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 12/27/2016

    Christian, The receivers shown in this article are both factory models, actually, and I've edited the copy to make that more clear. Thanks for pointing out a very subtle issue! There are a couple of Metra kits available for the Accord and while it can be hard to tell from product shots, they (subjectively speaking, of course) look pretty darned good once they're installed. It's not exactly the factory look, but it's about as close as it gets.

  • Paul from Baltimore

    Posted on 1/10/2017

    Jon, I have a 2006 Accord with a faulty CD player. I'm going to put a new unit in the lower pocket. Is it possible to keep my factory radio working along with the new head unit for the CD, Bluetooth, USB, etc? I want both to work. Thanks

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 1/10/2017

    Paul, Assuming you don't have a stock nav receiver (which I am), you have two options for installing a new car stereo in this vehicle. One kit fits in the factory radio location, and includes new climate controls, while the other kit puts the new radio in the pocket below the factory radio, keeping the factory radio and climate controls in their current locations. Give us a call and talk to one of our advisors. We can help you find the receiver and kit that's right for you and your car.

  • Nica Gutierrez from Madera

    Posted on 1/17/2017

    I have a 2004 Honda Accord Ex model It comes with the Navigation, however it doesnt work anymore and I cant access my A/C & heater settings cause there on the screen. What kind of aftermarket unit can I replace it with so that I can be able to listen to music and control the temperature? Thanks in advance !

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 1/17/2017

    Nica, You're welcome! You'll need a harness and a dash kit to install a new receiver in this car. When you enter your vehicle's info into our Outfit My Car tool, you'll see which stereos fit your car, plus the correct harness. If you have any questions, our advisors are available via phone or chat.

  • Chuck from Tucson

    Posted on 6/24/2017

    Own a 2004 Honda Accord EX with Nav. Recently installed a subwoofer using one of the adapters that hook into the rear speaker wiring and maintained the factory HU. The factory system only has a slider for treble and bass and doesn't have an LPF or HPF. Is there any way to tune out some of the lower frequencies from hitting my factory speakers? The bass is understandably not very good from them, and I'd rather leave it to the sub to handle the low end. Thanks.

  • Crutchfield Writing Team from Crutchfield

    Posted on 6/26/2017

    Chuck, If you bought your gear from Crutchfield, you can call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. If you purchased your equipment elsewhere, you can still get expert Crutchfield Tech Support - 90 days-worth for only $30. Check out our tech support page for details.

  • Randal Hodgson from McHenry IL

    Posted on 8/6/2017

    I have a 2006 accord with Nav & the separate dual climate controls under the screen . My question is , I just want to add amp to the stock system , what would you recomend ? And where or how would that be added / installed ? I'm assuming a 4 channel amp is required .

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 8/7/2017

    Randal, I've sent your question to our sales team, and they'll be contacting you via email soon. For immediate help, you can contact them via phone or chat.

  • Hafy from toronto

    Posted on 9/5/2017

    Sir, i have 2005 accord US MODEL. Radio displays station but have no sound. earlier had static sound, sound stopped and gone few times but now no sounds. What it could be or any suggestion HOW to fix it?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 9/7/2017

    Hafy, Check your wiring connections first. Hopefully, it's just a matter of re-establishing good, solid connections.

  • CertEng from London

    Posted on 10/11/2017

    HI Jon, I have Honda accord 2003 Factory fitted Premium sound system with 6 CD changer. Now I bought a used one a of same premium sound system with LCD that comes with Sat nav, though I don't need Sat Nav. Is there any extra wiring requires for the newer (used) one I bought. I have tried plugging the new one but I did not come up? Any suggestions?

  • Jon Paulette from Crutchfield

    Posted on 10/12/2017

    CertEng, When it comes to OEM-to-OEM swaps like that, we can't really say much. Could be a wiring issue, could be something to do with the radio codes, could be something else entirely. You might want to check out some of the many Honda-centric owners' forums out there. Someone's probably done this before, so there's undoubtedly info available.

  • Cnote from Albany

    Posted on 10/21/2017

    Apologies if this has been discussed and i scrolled past. I have a 2006 accord with upgraded door and rear deck speakers, a 10 or 12in sub/300W amp, but a stock head unit. Since i dont like the cheap look of most of the replacement dash kits (other than the oem nav upgrade but thats $300-700), and id rather not have a half-functional stock head unit with a separate functional head unit in the cubby, I am looking for tips on how best to add an amp of some kind the stock head unit for better all around performance. Also, is that something i could wire my current mono sub amp through for better cross over response from the sub? sometimes its spot on, but depending on the range of the bassline, some top end notes either cut out and/or play way too loud or distorted compared to the rest due to the stock head units bass/treble only adjustment options. Any assistance or response is appreciated, thanks in advance.

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