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  1. Radio only turns off when I open hood

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    Opinions please
  2. 2006 VW Passat XM Radio Module

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    I activated my XM radio and only Channel was working. When I called to activate my satellite option it grayed out the option for my XM selection. It now says that I need to replace my satellite module??? Sirius XM folks are saying this.... This is $600.... Can I transfer the module from a GMC...
  3. GAMMA Radio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello, Recently I fitted an aftermarket radio to replace my VW gamma radio. I used the connectors that I got with the radio and tapped into wires from original connectors. Everything worked fine until I decided to sell the car and wanted to put the OEM gamma inside again. Now the radio reads...
  4. Anyone has the radio for sale?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I'm looking for a radio for my 2000 Passat 2.8L, looks like this https://imgur.com/a/E09D9CX. I found a few online but they don't come with the code, there is one but it's like $150. Does anyone here have one one for sale?
  5. New radio RNS315 wont power up

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Today I took out the rcd310 (with bluetooth equipment and mic). I put in the rns315 but the power dont come on. Did I pull out too many cables? Attached are the wiring diagram. ISO [ This one was connected when I had the rcd310. It gave power to the bluetooth, I disconnected the 2 loose...
  6. radio deck upgrade

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    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.
  7. Factory radio for 2015 passat

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    What color is the positive and negitive for left and right speekers and what is the colors for remote wire and positive and negitive wires does anyone know wohld really like to hoom my system up
  8. 2015 Passat sport Radio issues

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    I have a 2015 Passat sport with radio issues. When I bought the car I had the dealer install a factory remote starter. The blue tooth stopped working after that so they took about a month to replace the bluetooth module, remote starter and radio. Finally an enginer from VW figured out the...
  9. 2013 Battery dead situation need radio code

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    My wife's 2013 Passat had it's battery die tonight and for the life of me I can't find the radio code anywhere. We bought it used so it's possible we never had one. Is anyone available to look it up for me? Does just the VIN work? I haven't been out on the forums in ages...Used to have a 2002...
  10. 2013 SEL Nav Unit problem

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    Ok, My battery Died. Put a new one in and my head unit/nave will not come back on. Stealership says unit died due to bad battery install. Now says it will cost me 3200.00 to replace. Just checking to see if this is true with these units, and can I just install an aftermarket unit instead.
  11. Radio head unit suggestions?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Any thing new out there for a nice "factory plus" head unit replacement? My stock lcd screen is completely faded. All I can see is the blue back light. It's not a huge deal since I use my phone via bluetooth for pandora but still just want to see if there are any new options out there since I...
  12. Radio wiring help

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    Hello! So I'm trying to install a radio into my sister's 99 b5 but I'm having trouble. The previous owner hacked the old harness and now I've got to do some detective work on what goes where. I looked up some wiring diagrams and can't seem to find the 12 volt ignition wire (yellow with red...
  13. Need help on wiring for the radio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I have a blaupunkt radio and I know that it is supposed to work even with the ignition off as well as turn on and off via the ignition. As far as I know the relay? in the picture I provided is what makes it work that way and I dont know how to wire it. Hope someone can help me...
  14. B6 radio

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    I promise, I looked at past posts, but did not find the info I need. I hava a base stock radio in my 2008 Passat. I would like to upgrade it to a radio that has bluetooth and satellite capability. (Nav not necessary). I'm not 100% sure how radios and such works, but I believe I have to have a...
  15. What's behind the radio & climate control? 2007 Passat Wagon stereo project

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys! First actual post here on the forum. Spent a half hour or so searching for threads covering this and couldn't find anything relevant. If I searched poorly and someone has covered this, my sincere apologies. I'm looking to install one of these to my factory radio: It's got USB and...
  16. Dash illumination dimmer doesn't dim the cluster or radio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    02 base model wagon. The dimmer control next to the headlight switch only dims the HVAC and ESC/seat heater/etc lights. The instrument cluster and stereo stay full brightness. Any thoughts on where to start? Bad headlight switch or dimmer control? Thanks.
  17. Aftermarket Radio connection problem?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I used to have the aftermarket radio work even with the key not in ignition just by pressing a button on the radio and as soon as I put the key in and out again it would shut down the radio. Now I have replaced the radio and it doesn't work without putting the key in ignition. I think that I...
  18. 2012 Passat TDI SEL radio, navigation, voice, MP3, CD/DVD problems

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    No numbers on the screen after the airbag recall was completed. No radio numbers, no navigation destinations, no phone access, seems the computer went wonkey. I am looking for diagnostics that need to be done, reprograming....
  19. Satellite radio problems in 2014 Passat

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    My local VW dealer says two issues I'm having with the Sirius radio in my 2014 Passat aren't common, so I wanted to see if others have experienced either of these problems: 1. When using the steering wheel controls to change preset stations, if I go from a channel on one screen to a channel on...
  20. NIB radio cage for B5

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    Here's a new radio cage / console face for a B5 with the single DIN radio opening. Never used, in the bag it came in. There is a remnant of the original PN sticker on the bottom, not paint. It includes the rubber insert in the lower pocket. $45 shipped.
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