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07 lsv radio/armrest


Oak4135

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Just purchased my first Malibu, a 2007.  Armrest flip cover over radio is off, and radio is hanging.  Seems like where armrest screws in is broken.  I’ve read old threads, but haven’t found a real solution to repair armrest and mount radio in original spot under armrest.  Any solutions or ideas?

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Do you need a radio?

I ditched the armrest radio head unit and just use a BT adapter into a WS EQ which I mounted under the dash.

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Is your armrest still on?  It seems what my armrest screws into is broken.

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smileysteve

On my 2006; it's plastic backed vinyl that is fastened with screws into a piece of starboard. The Vinyl eventually tears after maintenance making it harder to fasten and the radio eventually fall out.

I used food container grade plastic to sandwich around the vinyl to spread the load and reenforce both sides.

To fix the radio to keep from falling through, I reenforced that area with dynamat (butylene) and also bonded the head unit cage to the vinyl with this.

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