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rns-e code help please

gas-man Dec 28, 2012

  1. gas-man

    gas-man Member

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    ok guys

    been in promise land since november :banghead:

    so still need to get my rns-e coded been waiting and waiting but getting nowhere

    so if anybody can code my car for the rns-e to work correctly and wants to earn some beer tokens in the midlands

    since the install the telephone section will not work

    and the dis will not display the nav

    everything else seems to work fine
     
  2. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    ​Try users voorhees or arrkon for vcds scan :) x
     
  3. chrisa4quat

    chrisa4quat Active Member

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    I can try. Unsure on process but have vcds at work
     
  4. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    Also try user lewis583 he is on the user map and see he is online just now. Hope that helps, would also be helpfulif you can tell us where in the midlands you are. :) x
     
  5. gas-man

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  7. chrisa4quat

    chrisa4quat Active Member

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    In sure it aint a problem. If its like coding Xenons etc then easily done I did my Xenons so should be straight forward
     
  8. gas-man

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    thats great thanks

    should i try and get the codes we might need?
    where about are you ? and when would it suit you to have a go?
     
  9. chrisa4quat

    chrisa4quat Active Member

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    I'm in leicester. Where are you? Have branches scattered in midlands. As I said I'm sure I can get codes. I k ow where to look
     
  10. gas-man

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    i,m in birmingham south by the airport
     
  11. chrisa4quat

    chrisa4quat Active Member

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    Have a garage in tamworth and Hinckley. I'm sure they could assist ya for a drink or something save travelling if any good?
     
  12. gas-man

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    tamworth is good for me chris but could go to either i just know tamworth a bit better

    be grateful if you could organise it to suit the garage as i,m pretty flexible apart from tomorrow
    not a lot going on at the moment

    pm me with the details if you would mate
    thanks again regards Derek
     
  13. NHN

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

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    I'm away or I could of done it near one of my installs, if you get stuck then beginning of Jan is my best offer.
     
  14. gas-man

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  15. chrisa4quat

    chrisa4quat Active Member

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    We re open on 2nd. Ill have a chat and let you know
     
  16. gas-man

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    ok thanks chris
     
  17. rowdyboy

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    You don't need to code it mate, when you retrofit RNS-E, it doesn't display automatically on the DIS. That's one of the downsides to the retrofit, I've also done it.
    You have to turn the unit off and back on again to get the DIS display up.
    I had mine coded when I was fitting cruise, it worked perfectly for a couple of years before that and coding made no difference.

    just seen the bit about your telephone not working, I can't advise on that, sorry.
     
  18. B5NUT

    B5NUT Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Audi A6

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    A retrofitted RNS-E does display on the colour DIS without any problems, however if you have RED DIS you will have to switch the unit on and off after you have set the route, it's a bug with the red dis which Audi never fixed so only offered the colour DIS with factory fit navigation.

    If you have colour DIS and it's stopped displaying the route I would check the instrument cluster coding, and fault codes.
     
  19. PetrolDave

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    When you retrofit the RNS-E the BT module needs recoding to enable phonebook and call list sharing,and to clear fault codes (some blocking ones usually get set which stop the BT module working).
     
  20. rowdyboy

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    I just assumed he'd have red DIS, I know there's an almost infinite combination of options.
     
  21. gas-man

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    yes guys i do have the red dis,it displays the cd tracks and the radio station in the dis but not the nav

    and when i set a route and turn the unit off and back on the radio or cd information whichever was last being used
    comes back on but not the nav info

    am i right in thinking you have to code the car so it now knows it has a has a rns-e unit installed
     
  22. PetrolDave

    PetrolDave Well-Known Member

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    Yes you are, the value in adaptation channel 62 of the instruments needs to be changed before the nav instructions will appear in the DIS.

    Check out the Ross-Tech wiki for the details.
     
  23. gas-man

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    chris any news yet ?
     
  24. chrisa4quat

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    ****!! Sorry haven't had chance yet. Been mental at work. Just got ya on too. Ill try and remember tomorrow. If you haven't heard owt ring me at work 0116 2622044 ask for big Chris and ill take ya details and call them then :)
     
  25. gas-man

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    thanks bud
     

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