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'06 2.5L NB. So, I got the removal tools to get the radio out to find the ser. no. Now I can't get it to lock back in! I took the tools out and popped the spring clips out and tried to push back in. Can get it within 1/16th but does not want 'snap in'. Pushing as hard as I can! Guessing in part the wiring harness is resisting....super hard to pull out initially. Do I need a bigger hammer?
 

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Got it!

Seems perhaps the cold weather was not helping. After driving around a while with the heater on, I tried again and finally got the radio to snap back in. Still, it took a good bit of 'push'.
 

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Short of taking apart the lower center part of the dash, I ran a string through the wiring harness hole and tied it to the harness.

Wrapped the string around my foot and used my foot to pull the harness into the dash as I was installing the radio.

A real PITA but it worked.
 
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