Upgrading your Ford Focus head unit to an Extnix Android infotainment system

Upgrading your Ford Focus head unit to an Extnix Android infotainment system

Posted by extnix on 21st Nov 2023

Upgrading your Ford Focus head unit to an Extnix Android infotainment system can significantly enhance your in-car entertainment and connectivity features. Follow these steps to successfully upgrade your Ford Focus head unit:

1. Gather Necessary Tools and Materials: Ensure you have all the tools required for the installation, including screwdrivers, trim removal tools, and any specific tools recommended by the Extnix system's instructions. Additionally, have the Extnix Android infotainment system and necessary wiring harnesses ready.

2. Disconnect the Car Battery: For safety reasons, disconnect the car battery to prevent any electrical mishaps during the installation process.

3. Remove the Existing Head Unit: Use the appropriate tools to carefully remove the trim panels and screws securing the factory head unit. Gently detach the wiring harnesses and antenna cable from the back of the unit.

4. Install the Extnix Android Infotainment System: Follow the provided Extnix installation instructions to connect the new head unit. Connect the wiring harnesses and ensure all connections are secure. Carefully place the Extnix unit into the head unit slot and secure it with the appropriate clips.

5. Connect Additional Features: If your Extnix system includes additional features like GPS, Bluetooth, or a backup camera, connect these according to the provided instructions. Ensure all connections are secure and well-insulated.

6. Test the System: Before reassembling the trim panels, reconnect the car battery and power on the Extnix system. Test all functions, including audio output, touchscreen responsiveness, and any connected accessories, to ensure everything is working correctly.

7. Secure Wiring and Reassemble Trim Panels: Once you have confirmed that the Extnix system is functioning properly, secure and organize the wiring using cable ties or clips. Carefully reassemble the trim panels, ensuring all clips and screws are properly aligned and secured.

8. Fine-Tune Settings: Access the settings menu on the Extnix system to fine-tune audio preferences, display settings, and any other customizable features according to your preferences.

9. Enjoy Your Upgraded Infotainment System: With the installation complete and settings adjusted to your liking, enjoy the enhanced features of your Extnix Android infotainment system. Explore the improved connectivity, entertainment options, and user-friendly interface.

Note: Always refer to the specific installation instructions provided by Extnix for your model and ensure compatibility with your Ford Focus before initiating the upgrade. If you are unsure about any step in the process, seek professional assistance to avoid potential damage to your vehicle or the new infotainment system.