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Are their variations in cruise control stalk?

PhilPD Jan 7, 2012

  1. PhilPD

    PhilPD Member

    Hello All

    I am still trying to get my cruise control to work :(

    I took the wiper motor out to double check the aditional wire I had to run, and have also checked it for continuity... All is well with that.

    I was wondering if there were different stalks for different years? My car is a 2004 model and I did notice that the indicator stalk on the cruise module had slightly different markings (different arrow design to show the full beam possition etc) than the stalk I removed. I put this down to a revision, but I am wondering if the part is incorrect?

    Any thoughts? Sadly I don't have the part number to hand, so if there are variations I will have to remove the cowling to check.

    Vag com has shows the clutch switch is working.

    Many thanks.
  2. robbie_a3

    robbie_a3 New Member

    i think it could have been changed around the year 06 fit the new type a3. if you could get ur hands on the parts number then i could check in my work to see exactly mate
  3. PhilPD

    PhilPD Member

    Thanks mate!

    Im working tomorrow, but will take it apart to have a look on Monday :)
  4. Khufu

    Khufu Well-Known Member

    just to make sure, you have used VCDS to code the engine module to know it has cruise control? I retro fitted cruise to my 53 plate A3. I had to upgrade the slip ring & steering control module together with adding the extra wire but the stalk I got wasn't any specific revison.
  5. PhilPD

    PhilPD Member

    Thanks. Yep I have coded the engine and the steering ecu. My steering controller should support CC so I don't think it's that...
  6. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

    Should support, doesnt sound very convincing, what is your steering cu version, assumption is the mother of all........................

    You only need a compatible steering cu, no need to change slip ring unless you want mfsw/paddles :)

    If the wires in pin 13 of steering cu connector, then 9 times out of 10 its wired all way through anyway, but always worth a check if everything else IS in order & doesnt work.
  7. PhilPD

    PhilPD Member

    I say "should" as it is listed as doing so on the rosstech website. The part number is 1K0 953 549 A.

    The pin 13 wire wasn't present when I initially fitted the cruise, so I was double checking my own work really.

    Thanks for any thoughts.

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