Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Radio Removal - Upgrade with DVD GPS Navigation

The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross replaced the standard SX4 in Suzuki's range from 2013, it's the first real entry into the crossover small SUV market which is different than the old version. The aftermarket Suzuki SX4 radio DVD GPS is one of the best selling touch screen head units in the market due to the decent prices and features.

For 2006-2013 Suzuki SX4 GPS, you can check installation instructions here. This article focus on installing the unit for 2014, 2015 Suzuki SX4 S-cross.

The new Suzuki SX4 S-Cross radio DVD GPS navigation unit is also with excellent features like a large HD 8 inch touch screen, region-free DVD player, Bluetooth hands free phone calls, GPS navigation system, AUX and USB inputs, etc, it can also support steering wheel controls and a back up camera. Installation is pretty easy which is just like installation for most units in the market, if you have some experiences for units for other cars before you should also be able to install such a Suzuki SX4 S-cross radio DVD GPS unit.

Just the same as before, the first thing you will need to do for installation is removing the factory Suzuki S cross radio system in the center console. It does require some professional installation tools in order to remove it, firstly you can use a plastic knife to pry out the middle hazard warning light, then take it out and unplug it. Then you are able to pry out the air vents from bottom, it's easy to take out the air vents, so after removing the center console looks like as below:

Then look inside of the hole, you will find there are 2 screws which fixed the factory Suzuki SX4 S-Cross radio, after removing the screws, you are able to take out the factory crossover radio head unit, unplug all plugs behind, firstly press the buckle then pull out the plug.

So the factory Suzuki SX4 S-Cross OEM radio has been removed now. The next thing you will need to do is installing the new SX4 S-Cross DVD GPS navigation unit.

It comes with standard cables, plugs to match the factory wiring harness, so it's quite easy to plug all cables with different connectors. At this time, you can install the GPS antenna which can be installed at top right or inside of the dashboard, USB and iPod cable which can be installed in the glove box, if you need to install a back up camera as well, connect the camera's video cable with the RCA cable with a label of "CAMERA-IN", and connect the "BACK" wire with 12v reverse light which is used to control the camera when you put in reverse gear. 

After all wires and cables are well connected, you can push into the new SX4 S Cross unit into the dash, fix the screws, install back air vents and hazard warning light, everything is done!

Now you can turn on the car, test every function, enjoy!

Helpful resource for Suzuki SX4 S-Cross OEM radio removal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7VGG2n_4r4

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