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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by loudchris53, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. loudchris53
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    [Mar 18, 2013]
    Hi all, i may be part exing my car this weekend so want to try and get the rns-e out and put my old symphony one back in, aside from getting radio keys and pulling the unit out do i just take the plugs out the back and but them into the symphony?

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    Chris
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    Cozza McA Crunching The Gears VCDS Map User

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    [Mar 18, 2013]
    Id say that your one the right lines with just removing it, maybe replace an adapter if the RNSE was installed.
    Not 100% sure though

    Ps I'd be intreasted in this if the price is right. Cheers
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    [Mar 19, 2013]
    If the quadlock in the back of the rns-e won't fit the Symphony, disconnect the 3 plugs and plug them all into the Symphony. You can't mix them up!
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    [Mar 19, 2013]
    If you originally had the symphony and retrofitted the RNS-E, then just remove the RNS-E unit and cable adaptors for the quad lock. Plug in Symphony with original leads and recode to let the car know you no longer have sat nav installed.
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    [Mar 19, 2013]
    And if its got Bose swap the pins over.....theres a sticky about it that I made up about converting to RNSE.....just do the reversal.
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    [Mar 19, 2013]
    Bose pins only effect post 2007 cars, and the car will need to be recoded back for the Symphony stereo....
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