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  1. radio deck upgrade

    New Member Introductions
    just install an android radio deck and added a 500g hard drive. next winter tires and a new hood as mine starting oo rust by the lock mechanism.
  2. Aftermarket deck question

    Mobile Electronics
    It is a 2002 passat with a monsoon I completely bypassed the monsoon system to install a aftermarket head unit and a 5 ch amp a few years ago. I taped into the Fuse block for constant and switched power for my deck . In the past year I started getting alternator noise in my components. I...
  3. Finally found a use for my tape deck

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
  4. Rear deck rattle

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Does anyone have this issue on there passat? I have a brand new 2014 tsi with 2000k miles on it and have developed a deck rattle. I noticed it vibrating against the window. When I press down on the deck and my wide drives the car it does not vibrate. Any ideas on on fix for this? I went to the...
  5. Need recommendation about Single-DIN deck for B5 with bluetooth / phone integration

    Mobile Electronics
    I know that I am so late in this. My 2001 B5 is 13 year / 145K old and I still have the original monsoon single DIN with tape & in-truck CD changer. I soon need to tear into dash for the dread heater core leak so I am thinking maybe it is time to get a new deck OR some sort of bluetooth/phone...
  6. Does an aftermarket deck really improve the Monsoon Sound?

    Mobile Electronics
    I've got an '03 Passat and decided that I was either going to buy a new car for some bells and whistles or upgrade the deck in the current car. Clearly upgrading the deck and speaker system is the cheaper way to go. :) However, I've heard conflicting reports so I thought I would ask....would...
  7. Connecting external monitor to the stock vw monsoon deck?

    Mobile Electronics
    When I took out the stock vw monsson tape deck with trunk cd changer, I saw a label on the radio that indicated slots for an AMP and external display. I am curious about the display. How would it work? Is this for video playback? Does the cd changer take dvds as well? Anyone try this? This...
  8. deck install help

    Mobile Electronics
    I just did all the wiring for a new double din deck for my passat. Turned my key and all that showed up was a blank white screen. Seems as though only the backlights were on. Is there possibly something im doing wrong or do i have to do a lockout somehow kinda like the stock radio? Any help is...
  9. FS: 2001.5 Premium V FM/AM/Tape Deck and Trunk Mounted CD Changer

    Parts For Sale
    I traded in my 2001.5 Passat and didn't swap the stereo back out (I had upgraded it at one point)... So... This is the Premium V Cassette/AM/FM Head Unit with Changer Controls and the trunk mounted 6 disc changer. $50 shipped, Paypal only
  10. Rear Deck Removal Help

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Does anyone know how to remove the rear deck on a 2006 Passat? I would like to remove it so that I am able to put an amp rack underneath it in the trunk, but I do not want to just start yanking at it and have the side curtain aribags blow in my face.
  11. Tape deck won't stay on Deck B

    Mobile Electronics
    Until I get my HU installed (waiting on insurance to pay for my sub), I got a cassette adapter to play my Zune. Well it will randomly switch decks from A back to B, and sometimes go A B A B then start playing again. It's weird, it will play a whole song then switch during the next, and other...
  12. New deck installed and battery is now dead

    Mobile Electronics
    I installed an aftermarket deck into my 1999 passat last night only to find my battery dead this morning. I did not use a wiring harness because I have the wiring diagrams for the stereo. When I first installed the deck it would not turn off when the car was shut off. I did some research and...
  13. WTB rear deck with roll screen(sun shade)

    WTB/WTT Section
    as the title says. for a 05 b5.5 perfer black, but will take any color.
  14. how do i change the factory deck on a 1998 passat 1.8

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    i heard it cant be done
  15. WTB 1999 B5 Trunk Deck, Rear Bumper Cover, brake lights

    WTB/WTT Section
    Some Jackass backed into my Passat today, of course he had no insurance. Any help or ideas with part locations would be great. I live in Lexington, Ky. Tnx
  16. HELP!!! installed deck, everything works but no sound

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey all, I just installed an alpine HU into my 03 Passat, the install went awesome except for the fact I get no sound out of the speakers, my original thought was due to the amp for the monsoon stereo, but there is no amp in the trunk, i am stumped i do not know what i did wrong or what i am...
  17. WTB. Rear deck cover.

    Classified Archive
    just like the title states i need a rear deck cover for a b5.5 in black let me know.
  18. WTB cheap stock deck for a 99 passat

    Classified Archive
    Dang radio code isnt working in my passat i think i need a new deck. does anyone have one they know works? Local to sacramento, CA. would be the best
  19. subwoofer and amp to stock deck

    Mobile Electronics
    is there any way to add a amp to a stock deck to run a sub in the trunk? I have a 2003 passat and I dont want to remove the stock deck. I dont know what a monsoon amp is so I dont think I have one.
  20. Aftermarket deck fit question...

    Mobile Electronics
    Kind of a n00b question, for which I apologize in advance... After trying to build a custom cable for a Phatbox to fit in my '03 Variant - and reversing the pinouts and seemingly frying the unit - I'm looking at installing an aftermarket deck. I'd like to stay OEM but I'd like to be able to...