Choose the installation location carefully so that the
unit will not interfere with normal driving operations.
Avoid installing the unit in areas subject to dust, dirt,
excessive vibration, or high temperature, such as in
direct sunlight or near heater ducts.
Use only the supplied mounting hardware for a saf e
and secure installation.
To move the front panel smoothly, to insert/eject a
disc easily, and especially to drive safely, keep an
adequate distance between the front panel and the
shift lever. The necessary distance differs, depending
on the shift lever position of your car. Before
installing the unit, choose the installation location
carefully so that you can drive safely.
Mounting angle adjustment
Adjust the mounting angle to less than 45°.
XAV-602BT is the model used f or illustration purposes,
unless otherwise noted.
Connecting the parking brake
Be sure to connect the parking brake lead (light green)
of the power supply connection cable
parking brake switch cord.
Installing the microphone
To capture your voice during handsfree calling, you
need to install the microphone
Keep the microphone aw ay from extremely high
temperatures and humidity.
It is extremely danger ous if the cord becomes
wound around the steering column or gearstick. Be
sure to keep it and other parts from obstructing your
If airbags or any other shock-absorbing equipment
is in your car, contact the store where you purchased
this unit, or the car dealer, before installation.
Before attaching the double-sided tape
, clean the surface of the
dashboard with a dry cloth.
Adjust the microphone angle to the proper position.
How to detach and attach the
Before installing the unit, detach the front panel.
-A To detach
Before detaching the front panel, press and hold OFF
for more than 2 seconds to turn off the unit. Press
and then hold the left side of the front panel and pull
it open to the right.
If you also lift the left side of the front panel slightly
, the front
panel comes out easily.
-B To attach
Place the recesses
of the front panel onto the pegs
on the unit, then lightly push the left side in.
Removing the bracket
Before installing the unit, remove the bracket
from the unit.
Keep the release keys
for future use as they are
also necessary if you remove the unit from your car.
Handle the bracket
carefully to avoid injuring your
Insert the release keys
into the catches
between the unit and the bracket
at the same
time until they click.
Pull down the bracket
, then pull up the unit to
The form of the frame and loc ation of the catch may diff er depending
on the model.
Mounting the unit
-A Mounting the unit with the supplied
Before installing, make sure that the catches on
both sides of the bracket
are bent inwa rds 3.5
Position the supplied bracket
Bend the claws outw ard for a tight fit.
Mount the unit onto the supplied bracket
If the catches are straight or bent outwards, the unit will not be
installed securely and may spring out.
-B Mounting the unit in a Japanese car
You may be able to install this unit in some mak es of
Japanese cars without the supplied bracket. If you
cannot, consult your Sony dealer.
When mounting this unit to the preinstalled brackets
of your car, use the supplied screws
appropriate screw holes, based on your c ar: T for
TOYOTA, M for MITSUBISHI and N for NISSAN.
To avoid a malfunction, install only with the supplied screws
Do not apply excessive force to the buttons of the unit.
Do not press on the LCD.
Before mounting, make sure there is nothing on the top of the unit.
Warning if your car's ignition has
no ACC position
Be sure to set the Auto OFF function. For details, refer
to the supplied "Operating Instructions."
The unit will shut off completely and automatically in
the set time when no sour ce is selected, which
prevents battery drainage.
If the Auto OFF function has not been set, press and
hold OFF until the display disappears each time you
turn the ignition off.
When the installation and connections are completed,
be sure to press the reset button, which is located
behind the front panel, with a ballpoint pen, etc.
When replacing the fuse, be sure to use one matching
the amperage rating stated on the original fuse. If the
fuse blows, check the power connection and replace
the fuse. If the fuse blows again after replacement,
there may be an internal malfunction. In such a case ,
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Foot brake type
Installing on the sun visor
Clips (not supplied)
Larger than 182 mm (7
Larger than 111 mm (4
5 × max. 8 mm
Parts supplied with your car
Hand brake type
Parking brake switch cord
Installing on the dashboard
Clip (not supplied)
To the dashboard/c enter console
5 × max. 8 mm
Parking brake switch cord
Location of screw holes
Fuse (10 A)