About the Metra 99-7809B Dash and Wiring Kit
You bought a 2004-08 Acura TSX — great car, but its console makes it impossible to upgrade the factory radio. Metra's integration adapter allows you to install an aftermarket single- (2" tall) or double-DIN (4" tall) stereo in the Acura's dash panel, while maintaining all heating, ventilation, and air conditioning controls. You'll lose your Acura's clock and cabin temperature display at the top of the dash. You'll use the clock on your new radio, and you'll see the temperature on the climate control display included in this package.
The adapter is a perfect match for the color, texture, and contours of your Acura dash.
The package includes a harness that plugs directly from your Acura into the Axxess ASWC-1 adapter (not included), allowing you to retain your steering wheel audio controls with a new car stereo. Please read the instructions from Metra before attempting the installation, particularly the warnings about disconnecting the battery.
Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this kit is compatible with your vehicle. Warranty: 1 year.
What's in the box:
- Dash kit
- Climate control module
- Wiring harness
- 2 Brackets
- Eight #8 x 3/8" screws
- Two #10 x 3/4" screws
- 8 Speed-clips
- 2 Panel-clips
- Installation Instructions
More details on the Metra 99-7809B Dash and Wiring Kit
Vehicle Compatibility: The Metra Turbo Kit 2 (99-7809B) is designed specifically for 2004-2008 Acura TSX vehicles. The 99-7809B allows you to replace your factory stereo with an aftermarket stereo to improve the overall sound quality of your car audio system, while retaining factory climate & steering wheel controls (separate steering wheel control adapter required; sold separately).
Note: When you replace the factory radio, you'll lose your factory satellite radio capability (if equipped).
Single- or Double-DIN Dash Kit: The included dash kit features a recessed opening that will fit most single-DIN & double-DIN aftermarket head units. A pocket is included for single-DIN installation. The kit features high-grade ABS plastic and is contoured to match your vehicle's factory dashboard color (black) and texture.
Integrated Climate Controls: The Metra Turbo Kit 2 (99-7809B) also retains retains full functionality of your factory climate controls by integrating soft-touch buttons and and LCD screen into the front-panel of the dash kit. Your vehicle's factory HVAC harnesses will plug into the rear-panel of the kit's climate control module.
Wiring Harness: The Metra Turbo Kit 2 (99-7809B) comes with a wiring harness which will plug into your vehicle's factory radio harness and the connector on the 6-pin connector on the back of the included climate control module. The harness also features a number of bare wires which will need to be hardwired to your new aftermarket head unit's wiring harness.
|Red||+12 Volt Accessory|
|Yellow||+12 Volt Constant|
|White||Left Front Speaker +|
|White/Black||Left Front Speaker -|
|Gray||Right Front Speaker +|
|Gray/Black||Right Front Speaker -|
|Green||Left Rear Speaker +|
|Green/Black||Left Rear Speaker -|
|Violet||Right Rear Speaker +|
|Violet/Black||Right Rear Speaker -|
Note: The white/red, whit/black, and black wires with bullet connectors will not be used.
Optional Steering Wheel Control Interface: The included wiring harness features a right-angle 3.5mm connector that lets you keep your vehicle's factory steering wheel controls via the optional Axxess Steering Wheel Control Interface (120ASWC1, sold separately).
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