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Non genuine Double Din Sat nav head unit; Help needed

lutek1000 Mar 22, 2011

  1. lutek1000

    lutek1000 New Member

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    I've got one of those
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    I've done the conversation bit from a single to double din .
    My old unit was Audi Chorus.
    I need help with connection new unit to my car Yreg A4 B6. All cables and connectors are ready.
    Can anybody give me a helping hand please.
    Nottingham area.
     
  2. saxonblue

    saxonblue Member

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    What seems to be the prob.
    It can be a pain fitting a new head unit,
    Can also leed to a power drain on your batery if not spot on, may need a pro mate?
     
  3. lutek1000

    lutek1000 New Member

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    I've tried and connected it to the car wires (black stock connectors):
    SAMPLE PICTURE
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    unfortunately no sings from the unit.
     
  4. AudiLeon

    AudiLeon Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    You don't have a switched live, you need to feed in another live.
     
  5. lutek1000

    lutek1000 New Member

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    Sounds good but no clue how to do it.
    Is it easy? How long it may take.
    And a short advice how to do it please if you can.
     
  6. AudiLeon

    AudiLeon Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    IIRC I took a live feed from the other live feed. Where normally you'd have a live and a switched live. You'd have 2 lives, so you'd have to remember to turn off the cd player.
    I hated this, so if you take off the steering wheel lower cover. There is a very thin red wire, this is a switched live and it turns off when you take the key out of the ignition.
    You run a wire from this to a relay, this turns the relay on. Allowing a better feed of power to flow into the switched live feed of the radio.
     
  7. lutek1000

    lutek1000 New Member

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    Thanks for your help so far.
    Where does the live switched needs to go to?
    Here is a picture of wire loom of the unit:
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    If you can help me with that please.
     

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