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Later climate control unit in 2004 car?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by PhilPD, Nov 6, 2011.

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    [Nov 6, 2011]
    Hello all

    I read somewhere that a late spec (chrome knob) climate control unit would not work in an early (2004) car.

    Is this true? I converted my car to double din today for my RNS-E, and thought I would try a late spec single din control unit I had lying about. It appears to be working ok?

    Anyone have any information on this? Have I been misinformed, or have I just not noticed something not operating properly? Or perhaps there are different versions of the facelift climate unit?

    Would be interested to hear your views,

    Thanks.
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    [Nov 6, 2011]
    No it does not work fully.
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    Can you shed any light on what doesn't work? I have just been out testing it and cannot find any issues?
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    Nigel explained it in a different thread, it doesn't fully work.
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    [Nov 6, 2011]
    Very helpful.
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    Interested to hear the answer if anyone has one as this is something I'd like to update in my car.
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    I'm not as helpful as the 'search' button
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    [Nov 7, 2011]
    This is what he said.
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    [Nov 7, 2011]
    Thank you, BBlackburn.
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