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  1. 2007 Passat 2.0T Wagon Aux

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hey guys, just purchased a 2007 Passat 2.0T Wagon. There's no aux in the centre console, glovebox, or the radio. Does anyone know how to wire an aux cord into the radio, or would I have to replace the entire stereo? Thanks!
  2. Stereo head unit replacement confusion for my B7/NMS

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I have a 2015 Passat Wolfsburg and the OEM head unit bluetooth is failing. Sporadically high pitched whine that will only go away if I turn off car for at least 15 mins. My first idea was to get a 3rd party head unit (with backup camera) installed, but everyone wants $1,200, so that isn't going...
  3. Touchscreen car stereo options for 2003, B 5.5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I did some research on this but confused. So I thought it would be best to ask you about your opinions and experiences. The state of GA and FL passed a law that bans using phones altogether when driving. I want to install a touch screen stereo that mathches the color of the cluster. Also, I...
  4. Revert back to VW stereo - which one?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    When I bought my Passat (B6/2008 model) it had a Xtrons system in it that I really don't like. I was going to revert back to a standard VW stereo but are unsure which one to go with. It needs to take a USB stick and ideally I would like DAB if possible. My first thought was the RCN210 because...
  5. Locating "key in"-switched power for car stereo

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello Forum! First of all: Thank you for such a great forum. I am a long time reader, but this my first (real) post. Secondly: I have truly tried searching the forum for the answers that I ask for here, but without luck. Hopefully someone will still help shed some light here! The car in...
  6. b5 vs b5.5 stereo wiring harness?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all, just a quick question...I ordered a new wiring harness to install an aftermarket head unit in my 2001.5 Passat, what I am unsure of is if the 2001 harness is the same as the 2001.5 harness (if not, can someone post a link to buy one)? Everything is so confusing with the split year...
  7. Aftermarket stereo in 2017 Passat?

    Mobile Electronics
    Hi, I seem to have a little problem with replacing the stereo in my 2017 Passat S trim US model. I shipped the vehicle from the US to Germany (I am in the military) and it is due to arrive in a few days. I checked with a local German car hifi dealer to replace the factory stereo with an Alpine...
  8. Aux USB Switch Plug for Aftermarket Stereo

    Mobile Electronics
    I am trying to find a switch plug for my B5 Passat. I have only found this part for a B6 model...
  9. 2016 Passat - Stock Stereo Addition

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings everyone. I have a 2016 Passat S with the stock 6-speaker stereo. I'd like to add a subwoofer to it. Any suggestions ? I'd like to keep the existing head unit and speakers. Thanks. -Stephen
  10. Stereo Equipment for sale

    Parts For Sale
    Selling some equipment that either never got used or has been in storage and I won't be getting to. Top list is brand new, bottom is used. I'll update with more and pics soon: Orion XTR 10" ( don't have exact model number, but this was pre company being sold I believe) $50 Elemental Designs...
  11. VAG Code 1304. Stereo

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Okay. American is so much easier for me but we recently replaced the headunit in my kids car and now it shows the check engine light. Ran for codes and got the 1304 error. Stereo is working fine. But what is the cause of this error. Thanks in advance.
  12. 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...
  13. Stereo swap/Bluetooth

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hi guys, glad I've reached here and really hoping someone can help me figure this out. I'm in Australia - Melbourne and I've recently bought a 2007 Passat B6 wagon 2.0tdi. firstly, if someone can help me connect via Bluetooth on this stereo (see attached). If I try the up/down button several...
  14. H/U upgrade help needed!

    Mobile Electronics
    Hey all! I'm new here but it looked like a great community to help with a few upgrades to my PASSAT. Can someone help with problems from interfacing a new HU with the factory system? Vehicle: 2013 PASSAT TDI SEL PREM with Fender Audio H/U: Pioneer AVH-4100NEX...
  15. After market Stereo Upgrade

    Mobile Electronics
    I have a quick question; so I want to install an aftermarket radio into my 2004 VW Passat. I found this one online https://jet.com/product/2002-2004-Volkswagen-Jetta-Car-DVDiPhonePandoraUSB-Bluetooth-Receiver-Stereo/b326fa1b09b54e02915d4a0e7f5d3f05 and was wondering if it is compatible, if so...
  16. Aftermarket Stereo Upgrade

    New Member Introductions
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  17. Aftermarket Stereo Upgrade

    New Member Introductions
    I have a quick question; so I want to install an aftermarket radio into my 2004 VW Passat. I found this one online https://jet.com/product/2002-2004-Volkswagen-Jetta-Car-DVDiPhonePandoraUSB-Bluetooth-Receiver-Stereo/b326fa1b09b54e02915d4a0e7f5d3f05 and was wondering if it is compatible, if so...
  18. Stereo ACC drawing constant power when the key is removed

    Mobile Electronics
    I searched the forum and couldn't find an answer to this. installed an aftermarket stereo in my Passat B6 2009. The ground and ACC wires were exposed from a previous installation and ended up shorting. I have covered these wires now. The problem I now have is that the stereo stays on after the...
  19. 02 Passat Monsoon Stereo, Slow Death

    Mobile Electronics
    I've got an 02 Passat GLX 4Mo Wagon. It has the Monsoon stereo (single DIN size), cassette player, with 6-disc changer in the boot. For about 8 months, the entire panel would flash for a few minutes before finally turning on and working as normal. By entire panel, I mean the LCD and the button...
  20. AndreasPassat 2003 W8 rehab project - Stereo upgrade

    Mobile Electronics
    Well, here we go. As the crapy cold winter months start fall upon us, I have decided to start working on the sound system in the W8 first. I really want to tear the whole car down all at once but my living situation may change early next year so I need be cognizant of any sudden changes that may...
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