Author Topic: Pre facelift 9-3ss satnav head unit swap?  (Read 82 times)

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Pre facelift 9-3ss satnav head unit swap?
« on: 09 January 2019, 04:37:44 PM »
I'm sure this has been asked before, but I have the mid range head unit in my pre facelift dash 56 reg Aero, so the one with the green screen.

I realise I don't have the satnav gubbins in my car, but I have heard you can fit the satnav head unit (which looks better), and everything will be same apart from the satnav itself won't function (will be greyed out on the screen menu).

Is it a straight swap, plug and play, or would it require Tech2?

Also, whilst looking I saw what I thought was the same unit, but with two different part numbers. Is there any reason why the part number would have changed along the way?
« Last Edit: 09 January 2019, 05:40:13 PM by Steve McF »

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Re: Pre facelift 9-3ss satnav head unit swap?
« Reply #1 on: 09 January 2019, 05:50:09 PM »
plenty have done it,it requires tech2 and you'll possibly see ecu not programmed on the sid along with some other lost funtionality if not tech2..
« Last Edit: 09 January 2019, 05:51:55 PM by aerojon »

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Re: Pre facelift 9-3ss satnav head unit swap?
« Reply #2 on: 09 January 2019, 08:05:16 PM »
Ah but as long as installed with Tech it should operate fine?

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Re: Pre facelift 9-3ss satnav head unit swap?
« Reply #3 on: 09 January 2019, 11:41:47 PM »
Should do.  The 9-3 stuff doesn't need divorcing from the donor, just "adding" with Tech2.

I say "just" I haven't done it. If it needs security access,  it could be more tricky.
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