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iPod interface HELP!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by JamesS4cab, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. JamesS4cab

    JamesS4cab Well-Known Member

    Mar 4, 2008
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    Just added a genuine iPod interface into my wife's a3 but can't get it to work.

    Works perfectly in mine so it's not the unit.

    So my questions are

    1) even if I don't want to charge the iPod does the brown wire need to be wired in?
    2) when I plug it in, I double click CD on the Chorus HU and it doesn't do anything. Do I need to code in VAGCOM?

    Thanks in advance!!
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  3. Gazthesparky

    Gazthesparky Member
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    Dec 28, 2011
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    The brown wire will be the negative connection to the iPod dock so connect this to a suitable place on the chassis to get a ground connection

    Did you have a cd changer before if not there's a good chance the head unit needs coding correctly to tell it there's a cd player connected ( I know it's an iPod but the head unit doesn't have that option it uses the same connection as the cd changer.

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