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  1. M

    Door speaker high pitch whine with aftermarket headunit?

    I've installed a Sony XAV-1500 to my 2011 A3 S-Line with Bose speakers and everything was working great until I started the ignition, the main speakers all work but there's an intermittent high pitch whine from the two (are they tweeters?) small speakers next to the door handles in the rear. Its...
  2. Bradleystein93

    Audi Bose humming noise!

    Hi all, I’m new here! So, I have a 2007 Audi A4 B7 2.0Tdi Avante. I have recently decided to upgrade my head unit to something more modern so bought an Xtrons head unit. Plug & play... I wired it in, it all works as it should, apart from a very annoying humming noise which gets worse when...
  3. Scarecrow

    Standard Speaker to Replace Bose Speaker?

    I've got factory BOSE in my TQS and both front speakers are crackling. From what I've seen it's a bit of a pain to install aftermarket speakers. I don't mind sourcing a set of BOSE Speakers but I was just wondering if the standard speakers would fit/work with the BOSE setup?
  4. P.C.K

    [A3 8P] Upgrading the factory radio and have some general questions.

    Hey guys. I am going to be upgrading the factory radio very soon. The most likely candidate is the Alpine CDE-W296BT. I'll be defeaning the doors and the boot with some felt too. Keep in mind I am extremely green on the whole car stereo business. The car in question is an 5 door 2010 S-line...
  5. W55LSY

    Connect2 Cheaper Alternative - with BOSE

    Yo! So, I’m trying to find a cheaper alternative to the connect2 kit for aftermarket unit installation on my S3 which has Bose. £80 is cheapest Connect2 I’ve found. Any FIRST HAND experience with a cheaper kit that ACTUALLY worked? Talk to me.....pleaseeeee
  6. ninthtoe

    No Sound, Bose/ Symphony II, A4 B7

    Would really appreciate guidance. Audi A4 Avant S-line 2007 with original Symphony II and Bose sub/amp in boot Has always worked fine with Dennison gateway in it for years with 3.5mm jack input Today I added a bluetooth input to that 3.5mm jack and it worked FINE, I slide it back in then I...
  7. S3Jay

    8p s3/a3 BOSE Android head unit connector issue and also Interference

    Hi I hope you're all well! I recently fitted an Xtrons android head unit to my 8p s3 2010 facelift and noticed when I first opened the box that it comes with a Quadlock to ISO adapter however the original plug on my car IS a Quadlock so ideally I need a Quadlock to Quadlock loom but I am unable...
  8. M

    Aftermarket Head Unit in B7 Cab with Bose

    Hi all! I apologise as I know there is other posts about this but there's ALOT of conflicting information and I'm struggling to get a definitive answer to what I want to know. The brand's I'm considering: Erisin (seemingly best value for money) Xtron Dynavin (Only if clearly the best due to...
  9. Isaacnewton

    Replace headunit Audi A4 1998

    Hey, I've got an Audi A4 B5 1998 1,9 Tdi with an original bose sound system (amplified). I've bought a new headunit to replace the original one (Audi Concert) and a adapter to convert the cables so it works with the Bose soundsystem. After I've installed it the speakers make a pop sound when i...
  10. H

    Bose Sound - Aftermarket Head Unit Interferrance

    all! I have an Audi 8P A3 Black Ed 1.8T. Concert as standard and full bose! Now, the bose system worked great. Good bass. But i needed a better HU! So, I purchased Sony XAV-1000 I’m all connected, speakers are working. However 1) I have the whine noise. I believe this is due to bad...
  11. SamH

    Xtrons and Bose - Audi A3 8P advice please...

    Hello, I am looking for some advice please. Having become the proud owner of an Audi A3 8P Black Edition (59 plate), I would really like to add Bluetooth and SD card support to the car. I am toying with the idea of either a Bluetooth dongle that mimics a CD changer, or a more expensive unit...
  12. J

    Changing out speakers

    Hi all, I'm buying a a3 3.2 over the weekend and am thinking of what to do about the speakers. In my old a3 2.0tdi I had the standard ones and I can get the bose complete system for about 90 quid. Is this just an easy replace or do you have to run different wires into it at all. I know lots...
  13. Sitnas

    Upgrade to touchscreen in 1.8 tfsi 2007?

    Morning all, I've recently bought an A3 1.8tfsi 2007 S line (8p) which has come with a symphony radio and Bose sound system. I want to upgrade the system as I currently can't charge my phone, play my own music or use NAV. Would something like this fit? And what kind of adapters/fittings will...
  14. A

    New stereo with Bose system help

    Hi All, New to the forum and hope this is the correct way to get the answer/advice. Did a search but it bought up all kinds of ***** but not what I needed. I'm in the process of getting a A3 black edition so has the Bose sound system as standard, went to an ICE shop to find out about getting a...
  15. J

    Audi A3 wanted

    Hi all New to this forum but hoping I can find a good little A3 as not having much luck searching multiple sites! I’m looking for an A3 3.2, 3 door, manual. FSH And ideally sat nav, leather and bose. Based in Essex, if anyone has one for sale or knows of one send them my way please...
  16. E

    Bose symphony stereo questions

    Hello all, apologies if I'm in the wrong area...... I've recently got a 52 plate (2002?) Audi A4 avant 130 diesel manual. It has the bose symphony stereo in it and the best sounding speakers I've ever had (it's all standard). Unfortunately, the speakers on the front right cut out...
  17. Uma1r

    Help please....problems installing a Pioneer DA230DAB to B7 RS4

    Hi guys, any help with this much appreciated. I am using the following parts: 1. Pioneer SPH-230DAB Headunit 2. Steering Wheel Stalk Adapter - Connects2 CTSAD006.2 3. Double DIN Fascia Kit 4. FAKRA to Audi antenna adapter - Connects2 CT27AA56 I tried to help a friend out by...
  18. Ike

    New (to me) S3 - what to do about ICE... need some expert help pls

    Hi, Just got a 2k7 S3 to replace my soon to go lease B9 A4. It has BOSE fitted which is nice enough for me (much better than the terrible rattly sound from the A4!) I have the RNS-E, which has issues reading the satnav disc, I've pulled it out and cleaned the laser but it still has issues. It...
  19. Woob

    8P retrofit database

    Afternoon all, I've been thinking for a while about OEM upgrades to my S3 and would really appreciate a directory of all of the OEM retrofits available. I figured it could be useful for all users. The main thing would be list of parts needed, tips and advice, costs associated and maybe any...
  20. Adamski_A3

    Replaced head unit - Arial issue / Blown front Bose door speaker to replace (best way and part no?)

    So since getting the car one of the main things I wanted to sort was to swap out the Sympany unit with something I could bluetooth my music to and have Android Auto/Apple Car Play integration (I'm Android and the wifes Apple) So I found an ex-display Pioneer AVH-X8700BT for a good price...
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