Audi A3 8V Reverse Camera (High) DIY Retrofit guide!!

How much do you want @mike170

Remember it has no warranty and second hand so I am trusting you that everything is in as new condition with all wires ect?

Why did you remove it, did you mention something about apple, does this unit not work with the aftermarket apple car play ?

Only removed cause I fitted apple CarPlay unit and that can also does rear camera, they won’t work together.

Got new camera and wires, plus full instructions via email.

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I assume you have the full kit including the unit box and connections like on the ebay advert ? Or are you just selling the camera only?
If you have the full entire kit in perfect order how much do you want and can you take a picture of everything on one shot?

Am interested
 
I assume you have the full kit including the unit box and connections like on the ebay advert ? Or are you just selling the camera only?
If you have the full entire kit in perfect order how much do you want and can you take a picture of everything on one shot?

Am interested

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Looking for £170 delivered


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Thanks mike
Thats a bit too much for me right now, but I am sure you will have no problems selling it.
Really appreciate the help and advice.
 
hey guys

sorry that I ask this question, but I need some confirmation. I have a prefacelift e-tron with the mib-touch and front and rear sensors, can I install the facelift camera 8V0827566B ?
There’s a company in the Netherlands that sells the camera (prefacelift) for €125 and corresponding camera module for €130 but also the facelift camera for €125 so it seems the facelift option is much cheaper since it has the module built in.
And can I get some comments on this video? The comment in Dutch tells that it’s a A3 etron my 2015 with facelift camera with objects recognition, never saw this before...


Did you find out if the facelift camera needs the extra camera module?
 
This retrofit is still pending, still did not find a camera for the right price. But the facelift camera does not need the module


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Thanks again @mike170 looks really easy if you take your time.

@daniel brown Yes but also the quality of the housing as well.

Its a bit strange why they have not identified the camera, you need to worry about water proofing and if it will hold up to some of our nasty winters, also I live on the beach so I need to worry about salt air getting into the tinyest of spaces.

I think for an extra £200.00 or so pounds I would rather get DJALEX to fit mine with a Sony camera and full warranty and support, also can get the front sensors done at the same time.
yes your right tbf, I don't mind fitting anything my self tbf just want good quality
 
I'am interested in having the reversing camera fitted does anybody know of a good retro fitter around the Manchester area
 
I'm interested as well. Anybody know a camera that works with the Andream system? Also, is it plug and play or do you need to change VAG coding?
 
I try to long code the 6C module, I get the error mentioned by someone in a prior post:

Coding rejected (actual coding is 0000000000....)
Error 31: Request out of range

Also, when I look up the errors in the 6C module, here are the errors:

(U101300) Control module not coded
(B201000) No basic setting

@DJAlix could you help me?
 

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Hey everybody.

I've completed this retrofit some weeks ago. I followed the guide exactly as it was written.
In the beginning I had no picture when reverse was selected, but then I set "Vehicle menu operation-menu_display_pdc" to activated in 5F information adaptations like another user suggested in an older post, rebooted and all worked fine . Thanks a lot!

I also got an Andream carplay smartbox and I spent some time to make it work.
Seems to work properly when it comes to carplay, bluetooth etc, but although it's suppose to work fine with an OEM camera, I have not managed to do that yet.

Anyone has any experience with this unit? Is andream compatible with this retrofit?

Thanks in advance
 
Totally understand.

90% of the parts from an official / authorised VW group supplier will be “Virgin” and will have no coding or parameters pre-loaded. Things like Modern engine control units and gearbox control units do but cameras won’t. Chances are however that you will not be purchasing from a supplier like this as for example a dealership might supply a PFL camera for approx £300, the module for £350 but not be able to supply any wiring looms. You will most likely purchase a “kit” from a 3rd party, most of whom now flash and code the camera / module before sending in order to make sure it works.
Just want to say thanks to @DJAlix for the good advice .
instead of thinking about his own income he gives us free advice so, for example, I made a great deal on buying a facelift camera for my Pre-fl-A3
I bought a used 8V0827566A camera of a Sportsback A3 as mine , thus it came with exactly the right parameters Thanks to this forum installation
and coding was done in three hours without errors.

Thank you guys
 
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hey guys

sorry that I ask this question, but I need some confirmation. I have a prefacelift e-tron with the mib-touch and front and rear sensors, can I install the facelift camera 8V0827566B ?
There’s a company in the Netherlands that sells the camera (prefacelift) for €125 and corresponding camera module for €130 but also the facelift camera for €125 so it seems the facelift option is much cheaper since it has the module built in.
And can I get some comments on this video? The comment in Dutch tells that it’s a A3 etron my 2015 with facelift camera with objects recognition, never saw this before...

Is there any news about using a FL camera with build in module and cable set used on a MIB2 mmi unit?
I have spotted a set on a chinese site
 
Is there any news about using a FL camera with build in module and cable set used on a MIB2 mmi unit?
I have spotted a set on a chinese site
Strange question…

FL camera is for use with MIB2, so yes… it will work.
 
Sorry, I put a mib2 in a 2013 Sportback. Is it straight forward? Cables from mib2 to camera and coding?!
If you have front parking sensors you should use a pre-facelift camera so the parking button works, otherwise you can use facelift camera.
 
I have front parking sensors. I already ordered the facelift version. Does the parking aid button doesn’t function anymore?
 
Got camera installed, can high and can low soldered on mmi plug wires.
Camera cable black and transparent clicked in plug from mmi plug.
White fuse cable inserted in fusebox and put in fuse.
Anyone coding tips how to activate camera? I already have the pdc front and rear with dynamic lines on my mmi.
 
I have done coding but do not get camera working. Anyone tips?


Rückfahrkamera „High“ freischalten (Adresse 6C)​

Kamera sollte nach Abschluss noch mit einer Kalibriertafel kalibriert werden.

  • STG19 > Verbauliste > STG 6C im Gateway anmelden
  • STG5F > Anpassung >
ENG122229-ENG117712-Car_Function_List_BAP_Gen2-VPS_0x0B" auf "aktiviert" anpassen.
ENG122229-ENG117713-Car_Function_List_BAP_Gen2-VPS_0x0B_msg_bus auf "Datenbus Infotainment" anpassen


  • STG10 > Codierung > Byte 2 > Bit 4
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  • STG6C > Codierung >
Byte 7 > Bit 0 (Correspondence_HMI_RV_Mode_1)
Byte 7 > Bit 1 (Correspondence_HMI_RV_Mode_2)
Byte 7 > Bit 2 (Correspondence_HMI_RV_Mode_3)
Byte 7 > Bit 4 (Correspondence_HMI_RV_Mode_5)
Diese Modi entsprechen den angezeigten Perspektiven der Rückfahrkamera sobald diese aktiviert wird. Wir werden diese zeitnah auch noch entsprechend aufschlüsseln.

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Sollte in der Rückfahrkamera noch folgender Fehler auftauchen, ist eine Codierung noch nicht möglich da der Rückfahrkamera noch die Parameter fehlen:

10490624 - Keine Bandendeprogrammierung erfolgt B2013 00 [009] - - [ECU no DataSet] bestätigt - geprüft seit letzter Löschung
 
My car’s MMI does not have navigation. Will this retrofit work? Both Vagtec and kufatec’s cable set/wiring bundle says:

Only suitable for MMI/MIB2 navigation (PR no.: 7UF) or MMI Navigation Plus (PR no.: 7UG).
 
Some updates on this:
I read some reports that updating the gateway, in my car was originally 5Q0907530M, to version AM would solve the issue with the PDC button and it would also get rid of "message Parkhilfe_01 not received" error. Unfortunately the AM firmware is not present in those widely available flashdaten zips.

After updating the gateway to AM, the error was indeed gone, but the PDC button issue persisted in my case. With the error gone and as I read that AM solved the issue for others, at this stage, the main culprit remaining was the park asssist module.

Initially I updated the firmware for my OE park assist module 5Q0 919 294E to ver. K than L, but no luck. So I bought a cheap FL 8ch module 5QA 919 294B and this finally solved the PDC button issue but now I have a DTC on the park assist that I cannot get rid off:
09 (U112100) Databus missing message (Bremsensteuergerät - ESP_33 - kein Signal/keine Kommunikation) Break / short to ground. Lamp OFF Status unknown.

Any ideas on this?

Do not change Gateway, DONT make update to ABS !! (you will have permanent error on it, only online calibration with backup software will save u) dont change module PDC.

I find solution myself, u dont need to change nothing on car, only from coding is problem. if someone need help, send me private message and i will help you.

This solution is for PFL Audi a3 with retrofit FRONT PDC , REAR Camera and MIB2.
 
Hi guys. I’ve fitted the rvc yesterday. Everything works fine. I was just wondering is it possible to get a full screen image with a transparant hovering car for the pdc? Currently is a black bar at the side for the pdc.
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Hi guys. I’ve fitted the rvc yesterday. Everything works fine. I was just wondering is it possible to get a full screen image with a transparant hovering car for the pdc? Currently is a black bar at the side for the pdc.
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Unfortunately not, this is the way MIB2 shows the RVC
 
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Hi
Noob question :)
As I learned from the forum it is possible to retrofit rvc oem for my audi a3 8v 2015 even if it doesn't had the parking system.
I ordered already a new high rvc kit.
Could you guys help me with vcds coding
 
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Wow thanks for the guide!
This is not only for retrofit, but also good for troubleshooting. I had no idea how to disassemble the trunk section to get to the wiring harness, as my VCDS throws up this error:
Code:
9661203 - Cable for Video Signal from Rear View Camera
          B136B 13 [009] - Open Circuit
 
hi guys,
Tried searching but can’t find answer.
I have the reverse camera retrofitted on my facelift and was wondering if there’s any coding/adaptations that can be changed for the reverse camera to stay on and changing from reverse to drive? At the moment it switches off as you change gear whereas on my other cars it stays on till you start moving.
I’ve tried to change the switch off speed in the park assist but it makes no difference. As soon as I change from reverse to drive it switches off completely.
cheers in advance
 
hi guys,
Tried searching but can’t find answer.
I have the reverse camera retrofitted on my facelift and was wondering if there’s any coding/adaptations that can be changed for the reverse camera to stay on and changing from reverse to drive? At the moment it switches off as you change gear whereas on my other cars it stays on till you start moving.
I’ve tried to change the switch off speed in the park assist but it makes no difference. As soon as I change from reverse to drive it switches off completely.
cheers in advance
I think you have a facelift Audi 3 and a Mmi high. It is not possible. Only with the old rvc prefacelift.
 
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hi guys,
Tried searching but can’t find answer.
I have the reverse camera retrofitted on my facelift and was wondering if there’s any coding/adaptations that can be changed for the reverse camera to stay on and changing from reverse to drive? At the moment it switches off as you change gear whereas on my other cars it stays on till you start moving.
I’ve tried to change the switch off speed in the park assist but it makes no difference. As soon as I change from reverse to drive it switches off completely.
cheers in advance

Mine was also a DJAlix retrofit but keeps the camera on if I change from Reverse to Park. Can’t recall about moving to D - will have a try tomorrow.

2018 MY FL but I do have front sensors from factory if that makes a difference.
 
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@AlS3BE - I checked mine yesterday and reversing camera stays on when I move to D/M and cuts out several seconds after moving off - not sure if that is based on speed or time. It also stays on if I move to P.
 
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@AlS3BE - I checked mine yesterday and reversing camera stays on when I move to D/M and cuts out several seconds after moving off - not sure if that is based on speed or time. It also stays on if I move to P.
Mine is almost instant the gear lever is changed to something else. I remember my old a6 the camera stayed on till I moved forward to like 10-15mph. Maybe it’s the front sensors or some other coding
 
Hello all - and in particular @DJAlix ... ;)

I'm discovering the coding game (I mostly work on '50s '60s vehicles), yet my wife recently had to change her family Citroen XM for a may 2018 (FL) Audi A3 8V Sportback : as she tows regularly, after browsing through many forums - unfortunately I found this one a bit late... - I embarked on retrofitting an OEM RVC (8V0 827 566B used from the USA). The car has rear parking radar only (no front parking radar). The supplier of harness (from eastern Europe) gave some coding/programming instructions, though it appeared that they were a bit confused with FL/PFL differences, and after several iterations I found out that their instructions actually came from the tutorial at the beginning of this thread...

I eventually concluded that the camera does work (dynamic highline included according to steering wheel position, image apparition/disparition with rear speed selection/deselection...), but only for about 20 seconds after an MMI reset: after that the screen goes back to what it had before (media, radio etc.), and since this appears similar to what other people encountered I hope this is only a coding/programming mistake: any lead or suggestion would be much appreciated on how to debug/fix this...

thank you !



Also, the car has a Westfalia trailer hook installed (with CAN light module I understand), and a far east module that memorizes the status of the Start/Stop button so that one does not have to press deactivate S/S everytime (would be CAN as well I suppose). That would trigger me an extra question in case I eventually manage to get the camera working: how would one select among parking assitance (2 colored lines) and trailer assistance (1 central line) if this can be installed ?

I saved an autoscan when trying to get the programmin/coding back to FL recommendations as specified in this thread (esp. back to terminal15 rather than environmental, after some trials) - then noticed that there was now a new error in 5F but had to give up so here it is, file attached...
 

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Well, thanks to the excellent service and sharp knowledge of the intricacies of the VAG coding of @DJAlix, he remotely got the RVC camera to operate like it should! I'm not 100% sure of what was wrong where, but he looked over it via VCDS and set it up right the first time: I remain very grateful and impressed by this experience...
 
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2017 Audi A3 8V 2.0TDI Sportback wit retrofitted Genuine OEM Audi Reversing Camera:

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Vehicle has a factory fitted trailer hook so I also activated trailer mode:

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Rear sensors work exactly as before but unfortunately you gain not graphic display unless you also retrofit them to the front of the vehicle.
hi there.. did you fix this graphic display? my car doesnt have front sensors, only rear.. but i wanted to activate the graphics display for the rear sensors.. thanks bro
 
hi there.. did you fix this graphic display? my car doesnt have front sensors, only rear.. but i wanted to activate the graphics display for the rear sensors.. thanks bro
Nothing to fix. FL cars cannot display rear only parking sensor graphics, not without changing some hardware anyway.
 
I took the backup camera out of a facelift car and got the harness from AliExpress. The wiring seems completely different than the pfl camera harness. Can anyone tell me where to connect wires for the fl camera? This is the harness I got.
 
I took the backup camera out of a facelift car and got the harness from AliExpress. The wiring seems completely different than the pfl camera harness. Can anyone tell me where to connect wires for the fl camera? This is the harness I got.
Link don’t work.

loom for a facelift should be power, earth, can hi and low, video.