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    Aftermarket Parking Sensors to OEM Parking Sensors?

    As above, can it be done?

    The ones fitted to my 2009 A3 are aftermarket and I assume the reverse light wire to function and two of the sensors have failed so would it just be better to replace the lot and go OEM?

    Not worried about the price (within reason) but is it a big task to complete? Are parts hard to find? I would prefer to use eBay as my first source.

    I have read Retrofit Rear Parking Sensors? and it seems to cover anything but has anything from 2009/10 changed since that was wrote?

    The car is a March 2009 facelift sportback Sport model.

    Thanks!

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    No aftermarket ones use reverse wire, oem uses the canbus to connect to the car, wiring isnt same at all.

    OEM RETROFITS - CRUISE CONTROL - SAT NAV - BLUETOOTH - AMI - HEADLIGHT SYSTEMS

    PARKING SYSTEMS - DIAGNOSTICS - FAULT FINDING - BODYWORK - PAINTWORK

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    So its a no go then Nige?

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    Thats not what I said mate, you can fit oem but not using the existing aftermarket wiring etc, I can put together a kit for you.

    OEM RETROFITS - CRUISE CONTROL - SAT NAV - BLUETOOTH - AMI - HEADLIGHT SYSTEMS

    PARKING SYSTEMS - DIAGNOSTICS - FAULT FINDING - BODYWORK - PAINTWORK

 

 

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