Volkswagen RNS 510 Backlight Dim after upgrading Firmware

After upgrading the RNS 510 to a higher version of firmware (3810 or higher) from revision C or earlier hardware running software 2840 or earlier the backlight may stop working after the gateway update and subsequent reboot. The screen can still be viewed with some additional light.

This recovery cd is based on the 2760 firmware but can be used to recover RNS 510’s running any version. Insert the media into the RNS 510 and start a new SWL process by pressing Setup + Eject +Info/Mic (top right hand button next to the DVD slot). It will attempt to restore a new SWL process and will enable it to boot up. There may be a problem with the RVC not working after this however and if this occurs and you want that to remain working you will need to flash an older version.

Download Location

File: (filename: 2760_ogw.rar containing 2760_ogw.nrg of size 482,285,686)

31 thoughts on “Volkswagen RNS 510 Backlight Dim after upgrading Firmware”

  1. is there some newer firmware that doesnt have this problem? I also have the Fynaudio system and works fine whit this version. When U have a new firmware please tell me. thanks

  2. In fact this is not a firmware problem, a dim screen is caused by a incorrect LED screen coding in the RNS-510. It can be permanently fixed only with specialized software.

    1. hello i have a newer unit ‘d’ and have a dim backlight it is the led screen in a 2007 gti running 3970 software will a firmware udgrade fix this issue? everything else works fine just the screen is impossible to see during the day but ok at night times! any help would be much appreciated my email [email protected]

    1. please HELP megaupload dont work anymore and I need recovery software for dim backlight after upgrading firmware someone know other link source for that ???

  3. I’m having dim brightness issues on my A version RNS-510 North American model. Is there any fix for this? I’ve tried reinstalling firmware and maps without luck.

  4. Hello,
    My rns 510, restart continuosly and I do not know my firmware version. The model is 1T0 035 680B, HW: H11, SW: 1200.
    What firmware must install?
    Thank you.

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