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Offline jasegti

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RNS 510 code
« on: February 22, 2017, 09:03:22 pm »
Hey guys my RNS 510 turned up today. I purchased it off of Ebay from Aussie and it was going cheap because it would show the splash screen then not go any further. I have flashed a new firmware onto it and all now appears to be good except its asking for a security pin code. I am assuming this is because its from a different car and does not know mine.
Would a dealer be able to give me the pin code for it if I provide the serial number and vin off of it ??.

I would also assume that if they can do this (I hope they can) the unit would have to be coded to the car ??

Jase

Offline jasegti

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2017, 01:31:22 pm »
OK so got the code from the dealer and now everything is bang on. Loaded in maps so that all works now as well just waiting on the nav ariel to arrive so it fully operational.

Is anybody able to point me in the direction of a blue tooth module , I am looking for a 9W7 module if at all possible.

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2017, 02:14:36 pm »
Do you need VAGCOM/VCDS when you replace the bluetooth module? Or is it just remove and replace?

I still have the old 9w2 or whatever and I really want BT streaming which the 9w7 offers.
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Offline jasegti

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2017, 02:25:40 pm »
Quite a few on ebay for around $100 delivered from China
http://www.ebay.com/itm/OEM-Interface-Handsfree-9W2-Bluetooth-for-Tiguan-Golf-Jetta-VW-RNS-RCD-510-/272299428516
or you can go Aliexpress

https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=AS_20170222165644&SearchText=9w2+bluetooth

Thanks for that but they are all the 9W2's which don't have phone book functionality, that came into force with the 9W3's which is what I am after.

Offline jasegti

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2017, 02:26:34 pm »
Do you need VAGCOM/VCDS when you replace the bluetooth module? Or is it just remove and replace?

I still have the old 9w2 or whatever and I really want BT streaming which the 9w7 offers.
Really good write up here, everything you could ever want to know :-)

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/wiki/bluetooth-faq-for-vw-golf-jetta-jsw-9w2-9w3-9w7-modules/

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2017, 03:24:53 pm »
I just have a Chinese Android unit that does pretty much everything you could ever want. Problem solved.
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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2017, 04:10:01 pm »
I just have a Chinese Android unit that does pretty much everything you could ever want. Problem solved.

I guess the question is whether that integrates with the other systems, in my case I have the A/C, parking sensors, steering wheel controls hooked up to the unit.
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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2017, 05:00:23 pm »
I just have a Chinese Android unit that does pretty much everything you could ever want. Problem solved.

I know what you are saying I had one in by bmw before I bought this. Now I have the RNS510 I might as well just get the Bluetooth module then everything is integrated into the mfd

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2017, 05:03:59 pm »
I guess the question is whether that integrates with the other systems, in my case I have the A/C, parking sensors, steering wheel controls hooked up to the unit.

I too have an aftermarket unit (probably built in china), It's got GPS navigation (which works), Bluetooth (which works, love playing music off my phone onto it), picks up all nz radios on fm & am, can watch dvd movies on it and has SD and USB connections. It accepts input correctly from the steering wheel controls too and also works perfectly with a reversing camera. The only thing the unit doesnt have is apple carplay but I guess neither does the RNS510 either

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2017, 06:48:47 pm »
Do you need VAGCOM/VCDS when you replace the bluetooth module? Or is it just remove and replace?

I still have the old 9w2 or whatever and I really want BT streaming which the 9w7 offers.

No VCDS not needed. Literally unplug your 9W2 module and plug in your 9W7 module.
I did this a few months back.
No need to change the wiring harness

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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2017, 07:19:51 am »
Do you need VAGCOM/VCDS when you replace the bluetooth module? Or is it just remove and replace?

I still have the old 9w2 or whatever and I really want BT streaming which the 9w7 offers.

can get you a 9w2 which does have BT streaming.
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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2017, 07:21:21 am »
No VCDS not needed. Literally unplug your 9W2 module and plug in your 9W7 module.
I did this a few months back.
No need to change the wiring harness

careful. his car is OEM 9w2. so he will have missing wiring and most likely incorrectly wired loom for the change over from 9w2 to 9w7. so will need to redo or replace the BT loom.

your original loom you got was the 9w7 loom..
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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2017, 07:23:59 am »
Thanks for that but they are all the 9W2's which don't have phone book functionality, that came into force with the 9W3's which is what I am after.

9W3 has no Bluetooth. streaming..
also very uncommon and also clunky unit.
hence people only ever talk about 9w2 or 9w7.
as a Bluetooth kit is a must for audio streaming now.
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Re: RNS 510 code
« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2017, 07:24:42 am »
I too have an aftermarket unit (probably built in china), It's got GPS navigation (which works), Bluetooth (which works, love playing music off my phone onto it), picks up all nz radios on fm & am, can watch dvd movies on it and has SD and USB connections. It accepts input correctly from the steering wheel controls too and also works perfectly with a reversing camera. The only thing the unit doesnt have is apple carplay but I guess neither does the RNS510 either

yes I can get the RNS510 with full apple car play and Android auto etc. genuine VW parts also.
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