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  1. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Does anyone know if there are anymore updates for the RNS510 planned in North America? The last one was in 2016 and I am reluctant to buy it given another one might (should) come. If not it's pretty disappointing given I bought my wife's 2015 in April 2016 which means it was obsolete 1 month...
  2. Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I have a question regarding loading a large number of files onto my RNS510 audio system. I have about 3,500 files that I want to load and I don't want to place them into any folders or at the least only one. I have loaded them onto an SD card and whilst I can load a small amount of files...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello All: Have question regarding my 08 Passat 2.0TSI. I replaced the standard radio with a RNS510, Powers up with VW and Fender, but now have no audio. The radio appears to be working otherwise, stations are scanned but no sound. I was told it needs a VAGCOM tuneup. If anyone is in the...
  4. Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I've a problem with my passat estate nav system. Car has RNS510 navigation system fitted from new and white on black MFD as standard. Since we've had it the nav directions have repeated in the MFD and when nav isn't being used the compass appeared in display. Some time this this year...
  5. New Member Introductions
    We have a 2011 Passat Estate with factory fitted RNS510 navigation system which since we've had the car has repeated the compass and the navigation directions in the centre of the multi function display (white on black version). For a while this has stopped working, may be at the time we had to...
  6. 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?
  7. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    I know I cannot play movies in anything but the DVD slot of the RNS510 itself..I have already tried via the SD card...Is there a way to connect a USB slot to the RNS510, and if so, will it play movies off of the USB drive?
  8. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    After much looking, I found it: Over 800 posts!! 56 Pages!! RNS510 Firmware & Maps Info Thread - TDIClub Forums I waded through 14 pages of posts in this thread and found out that the RNS510 will start up the operating software from the first time that the key fob is used, for example, on a...
  9. Parts For Sale
    Brand new extension cable for retrofit installation of RNS-510 to extend signal from factory Sirius/XM module to dash. Price includes free shipping to the lower 48. Contact me with any questions. Thanks, Jason
  10. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    VWVortex.com - FS: Brand New RNS-510. Latest version. 1-year Warranty included NEW FOR 2014!!! - New SSD Ready units have shown up!!!! 3C0 035 684J/K - Finally SSD Hard drives have been integrated into the RNS-510 and improved performance quite a bit. New HD Radio board tuner is now in place...
  11. Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    Uncle Sam knows all about this issue: Here is a cut-and-paste of a page that I found on the "Safe Car. gov" site: SUMMARY: VOLKSWAGEN: WHEN MEMORY USAGE IS HIGH, NAVIGATION UNIT IS SLOW TO RESPOND, AND MULTIPLE FEATURES ARE BEING USED OR BOOT UP TIME AFTER VEHICLE HAS STARTED UP AND SYMPTOMS...
  12. Mobile Electronics
    Ok folks, I need some technical/engineering knowledge on the RNS-510 Fender audio system. I have a 2014 Passat TDI SEL Premium with the Fender RNS-510. I have added a Rockford Fosgate amp and sub to replace the factory sub mounted on the rear package tray. I tapped into the factory sub leads...
  13. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2012 Passat with RNS510 nav radio and it just started losing Sat Nav reception. I will Start it up and it will have say 5-7 satellites out 10 and slowly the number will drop to 0 and sometimes the nav will show me offroad and in fields sometimes in another city. Anyone have issues with...
  14. Parts For Sale
    For sale are 3 update discs for YOUR USA/Canada/Mexico RNS-510 unit version E/F/G/H/J - you will receive the following with purchase: 1) Disc to upgrade your unit software version to SW4366 2) Disc to upgrade your unit to the *latest* 2014 Maps (Map code - 8050) 3) Disc to upgrade your unit to...
  15. Mobile Electronics
    Hi guys. Been doing some digging on a connectivity issue I've been having with my stock RNS-510. But couldn't find anything on Google or the forum search. Basically, my bluetooth connects to my phone when the car starts all well and good. Then either 5 minutes into a call it disconnects or it...
  16. Parts For Sale
    For sale are 3 update discs for YOUR USA/Canada/Mexico RNS-510 unit version E/F/G/H/J/K - you will receive the following with purchase: 1) Disc to upgrade your unit software version to SW4366 2) Disc to upgrade your unit to the latest 2013 Maps (version 7963) 3) Disc to upgrade your unit to...
  17. Mobile Electronics
    I'm not trying to be inflammatory here, but I am instead trying to find out why so many people are spending $1500-2000 for the RNS-510 rather than using an after market head unit. Is the RNS really that much better than HUs like the Alpine INE-S920HD, or are people paying a huge premium for the...
  18. Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I am having a few issues with the sat nav / phone unit model number RNS510. It takes a long time to boot up, does not recall last number dialed, locks up everynow and then for no reason, does not do random music selection.. None of these by themselves are a major issue but it is starting...
  19. Mobile Electronics
    Hello, I have an issue with my RNS-510. As soon as I connect my phone via bluetooth to the system it has no network. It used to work okay but now there are issues. Is there any way I can fix this? Car is a 2009 Passat 2.0 TDI CR. Phone is a Samsung Galaxy SII. Any help appreciated :)
  20. New Member Introductions
    The name says it all. Gramma doesnt drive anymore so I got her 2008 Ultimate Grey 3.6 4Motion wagon w/ Sports package. Ive never owned a German car and just sold my Mitsubishi Evo VIII so Im hoping the 3.6 is reliable and as "peppy" as Ive heard. Im excited about doing a few clean mods....silver...
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