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  1. Mobile Electronics
    Wife has a 2009 CC, 43,000 miles, so car is basically new. Wanting to install a Garmin backup camera. Seems pretty straight forward until you get the wiring of the backup light. I popped the cover inside the trunk, located the light control unit and to my amazement I found all the wires to be...
  2. Mobile Electronics
    Anyone install a backup camera adapter such as...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Anyone install a backup camera adapter such as https://www.aliexpress.com/item/High-Quality-26-PIN-RGB-to-CVBS-RCA-Converter-for-Volkswagen-Facotry-Camera-VW-Original-Camera/1737938580.html? I'm about to replace my RCD-510 with a Kenwood Deck and Maestro RR but I'm not sure I know how the...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    On my 2015 Passat, Wolfsburg Edition, just recently my screen on my radio changed when backup view is engaged. Before I had a full screen view, but now I have about 3/4 view of whats behind me, and in the screen to the right is a return arrow which takes up the remaining screen. If I hit the...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What is the bulb p/n? Is it also a nickel base like the brake light bulbs? Thx in advance.
  6. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm trying to fix my daughter lights on a 2001 VW Passat V6 Automatic. The left side backup light stays on in park with the key out and the left arrow on the dashboard stays lit. Also, the left side turn signal does not work. I changed the bulbs and still no luck, could it be a short or the...
  7. Mobile Electronics
    I have my '15 Passat TDI SEL into the dealership. They said they need to replace my radio. Is there a way to backup the settings so that i dont have to reload all my nav destinations, presets and etc?
  8. Mobile Electronics
    Any body install a backup camera on a B5.5 wagon? There aren't many places to mount it by the license plate lights and hatch handle. I just installed a Kenwood DDX372bt. Very happy with it too!
  9. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Other than putting in some SilverStar bulbs, what can I do to improve the backup/reverse light capability of my Passat TDI? Total light output is low and what light I have is yellow. I live in the country so, I don't have the benefit of street lights or other ambient light sources so, I want...
  10. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Hello-- I have a 2012 SEL Premium, and am considering having this camera installed. I have a VAG-COM cable, and I can "enable" the camera myself. My question is whether I can turn this feature on before I have the installer put the camera in, or if I need to have it all installed before I make...
  11. New Member Introductions
    My wife has a '12 Passat. One of the things she wishes for the car was NOT available with we bought the vehicle in '12. It appears that the latest models now do offer a backup camera as an option. Anyone know if the new camera kit can be installed in her '12 Passat? I'm guessing it would...
  12. Mobile Electronics
    I have heard that there is a noticable delay when putting in reverse for the camera to display.. has anyone experienced this?
  13. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    eBay Genuine VW Passat Rear View Back Up Camera Kit for RNS315 RNS510 | eBay Haven't installed one but I'm going to get this and have a local dealer do it.
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I'm not 100% positive on this, but on the B5 sedans there was an electric switch that allowed you to release the trunk if the doors were unlocked (right above the license plate on the trunk itself). With the B5.5, that feature was taken away for the sedans (the wagons still had the switch on...
  15. Mobile Electronics
    I'm in the process of pulling out my previous Pioneer AppRadio for a new Double-DIN Pioneer and figured I'd add a backup camera while I have the time and the access. I did a search here and on the 'tex and couldn't find anyone who installed an aftermarket backup camera for their B5/B5.5. Has...
  16. Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I just got a 2013 Passat SE and the rear visibility isn't as good as my old car's, so I'm thinking about getting a backup camera to help me. I know that you can get a little display to sit on your dash, but I'd rather have one integrated through my existing display. Is that even possible...
  17. Mobile Electronics
    Is it possible or should I go with the SEL to have this option from the factory?
  18. Mobile Electronics
    What are my options to install a budget backup camera to Passat SE? It already has an LCD monitor (its resolution is low, but should be enough for the camera). Probably a mirror based screen would be cheaper. What is the estimated camera/screen and labor cost? Thanks!
  19. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Now that the 2013 Passat SEL has backup cameras can I get that same one for for 2012 Passat SEL V6 Premium? When buying my car last spring, this was my only bummer, which almost made me go for the Nissan Altima, my second choice.
  20. Parts For Sale
    VW rearview mirror w/ built-in screen for nav, audio, satellite radio, back-up camera [I offered this for sale a while back at $220, with no takers, sadly. This piece is nothing short of brilliant, IMHO. If I did not already...
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