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  1. 2016 Passat Radio Help

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello All, Newest member/ owner of 2016 passat. Attached is a image of my radio specs from the vehicle. Can someone please tell me where is the best place to check for any updates to this radio? Thank you in advance, Zk
  2. Monsoon Radio Powered but no Sound - Fault 00823 Line-Output 44-00 Short Circut

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've got an intermittent problem with the radio I've noticed a couple of days ago. Sometimes when starting off traveling somewhere it would turn on but there would be no sound. I'll turn it off and then try again later and somtimes it would work for the rest of the day. Any suggestions to start...
  3. 2008 B6 3.6 FWD Sirius NO SAT RADIO message

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello, So the radio works; AM/FM, 6 cd changer, when I tap the "SAT" button on the radio, I receive this message "NO SAT RADIO". My SAT unit (mounted passenger side of trunk) appears ok, could it be a fuse? I haven't had water in trunk, and the rest of the radio unit works. Having said...
  4. Android head unit with xm sirius satellite radio?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello I m new to the forum. I have a 2015 vw passat tdi se I dont like the stock radio. I have been looking at the android units. I notice none of them have satellite radio? what has everyone been doing? I know you can use the web for music for free but where i dri ve at times there is no...
  5. Cannot get FM radio on 2012 VW Passat

    New Member Introductions
    Just aquired a 2012 VW Passat Estate and cannot get FM radio to work.Have tried scanning but silence. Any clues?
  6. Radio knob redo:keep that old peeling radio....

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Sure it was time for an upgrade....but we bought a new intake cam instead!..... so here is our radio knob redo...I took the radio out, popped all the knobs off, scraped and sanded each one, chose a satin silver (rustoleums high temp silver) that was then clear coated gloss, waited a day or two...
  7. Wiring harness for aftermarket radio

    Mobile Electronics
    I just talked to Best Buy and they told me the wiring harness for a Pioneer touchscreen radio would cost 149.00. Does anyone out there know of a more affordable alternative? 2008 PASSAT 2.O T LUX WAGON
  8. Ham Radio installation

    New Member Introductions
    Does anyone have experience in installing a 2-way radio in their Passat?
  9. Dealership wants $759 to replace radio antenna base!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    About the only remaining issue with my 2005 GL I got last October is a crackly radio. CDs and my IPod sound great, but the radio reception is awful. My mast had rotted insulation, so I replaced that first. It didn't help, so I took it to the VW dealer in town and they diagnosed it as a bad base...
  10. Radio issue - and hi all!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys, I guess this is the place to start - for a n00b like me. I just bought a 2007 Passat Wagon 2.0T, very happy with it. One of the first things I did was get rid of the stock radio and install a Pioneer AVH-280BT, which worked like a charm. The only issue was that it would not turn...
  11. radio antenna system for Passat W8

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Where can I learn about the antenna system for the Passat W8? The Bentley manual has nothing. I'm installing an aftermarket stereo and am having problems with it. The Monsoon worked fine. The aftermarket radio is having a hard time getting a signal when connected to the W8 dual Fakra antenna. I...
  12. 2000 passat radio install

    Mobile Electronics
    So i read through the how to install but that was for B5.5 and not all the pics would show up. How hard is it to install a single din deck - do i need to use the illumination wire - does the stock radio come out and the after market just slides in ?
  13. 2006 Passat 3.6 radio replacement ebay

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi all I have a 2006 3.6 model and would like to replace the old radio unit with something newer that has aux/usb input and maybe sat/nav. I have seen a lot of factory units with these options out of china on ebay and am questionable if these units are compatible. I have seen the same radio...
  14. No power to dash and radio

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking for some help. I have a 2002 GLX. I did a heater core replacement and got all back together and now have no power to the radio and the dash. I have gone through again checked all of the fuses and and connections with no luck. It was suggested that I check the ignition and it is...
  15. radio install and need to find the key-on wire

    Mobile Electronics
    I'm having a difficult time finding the wire that is only hot with the key-on for a radio install. It is a 2003 Passat W8 with the Monsoon Premium CD stereo. I attached a picture of the connection, the black connection is for power, the tan for the speakers and I don't know what the blue is for...
  16. Airbag error after installing new radio

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all I just installed a RCD 510 radio to replace the RCD 310 that originally came with my 2013 Passat. Got the radio used from china, radio works fine, came with radio code and is great. But when I started the car up the next day I am getting an airbag error light on the dash. The...
  17. I changed my battery now my radio is dead

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    So here is the deal My battery died on my 2006 Passat 2.0T i changed it placed a new one But my only problem is I have a aftermarket radio that won't turn on anymore I checked all the fuses they are good The ones under the hood and the ones on the side door now it's driving me crazy Any...
  18. Steering wheel radio commands not working after installing an aftermarket radio.

    B5 Garage
    So I installed a KENWOOD RADIO in my 2001 vw passat 1.8T and everything works in it (radio stations, Bluetooth, calling...etc) but the commands on my steering wheel are not even though I got the adapter for the radio in order for me to install it. Need help!!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. [HELP] Radio problems passat B5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi, I recently got 2003 passat wagon, it has monsoon stock radio without cd player, it used to play decent quality audio, now even when volume knob is at max it sounds like it's at 50% tops, almost no bass at all, also you can hear somewhat static sounds with the bass (whats left of it). It...
  20. Radio Code

    Volkswagen Passat CC Discussion
    About to receive a premium 8 radio head from a salvage yard, with the unit comes the VIN. Is there anyone in VW land that help me retrieve the 4 digit security code?