Adding a DAB/DAB+ aerial to the Volkswagen Golf Mark V & VI, Jetta, Passat and other models can be achieved in four ways.
Adding a DAB/DAB+ aerial – DIY Glass mounted stick on aerial (Surface mounted or external) Using the OEM method of the rear window aerial Roof mounted (Replacing the roof mounted aerial)
Adding a DAB/DAB+ aerial – DIY is useful if you haven’t decided how to add on DAB/DAB+ support to your vehicle.
See the main article to see the other options – Adding a DAB/DAB+ aerial to the Volkswagen Golf Mark V & VI, Jetta, Passat and others The connector on the rear of the head […]
Volkswagen sell Fakra cables pre made in various lengths, the connectors fitted to these cables are a Type Z(Neutral Key Code) that works with the majority of Fakra connectors – see FAKRA (SMB) Connector Information and Specifications for further detail. To create an extension lead add the 0.3m Fakra Plug (Male) to Fakra […]
FAKRA Connectors are designed for automotive applications and are based on the SMB connector interface and comply with the standard for a uniform connector system established by FAKRA (FACHARBEITSKREIS AUTOMOBIL – German group of experts from vehicle manufacturers and equipment suppliers). Due to their special standard locking system FAKRA connectors fulfill the high functional and […]
Replacement batteries for the Volksagen Golf, Jetta, Passat and others.
The PR Code can be found on a white sticker near the spare wheel.
PR Code: J1P – various models including Golf Mk V 1.4TSI 103kW (140PS)
OEM Varta 12V 44Ah 220A DIN 360A EN/SAE (360CCA) 1K0915105 (1K0 915 105) (dimensions mm: 200W x 170L […]
Replacing the battery in the folding remote for Volkswagen Golf, Jetta, Passat, Rabbit, GTI and others using the same remote. Battery required is a CR2032 lithium battery (3V with 225 mAh capacity) (Assembly overview – battery for folding key with remote control)
1 – Key with variable code transponder
2 – Transmitter unit – upper […]
Installing switches in the center console to utilise the blank spaces either requires purchasing the optional switch for that location from Volkswagen however these are a momentary switch, have different markings on them (W for example) and connectors for the switch are not readily available or fitting an aftermarket switch which looks out of place. […]
Exposed wires on the accelerator pedal are an easy fix, all that’s required is some Fabric Adhesive Tape for wiring looms and harnesses.
You can disconnect the connector or fit the tape whilst still connected.
Volkswagen Golf Accelerator Pedal Before
Volkswagen Golf Accelerator Pedal After
The role of the Gateway (also known as the Data bus diagnostic interface J533) is the exchange of data between the CAN data bus systems (‘powertrain CAN data bus’, ‘convenience CAN data bus’ and ‘infotainment CAN data bus’) and the conversion of diagnostic data from CAN data bus systems to K-cable and vice versa so […]
The Central Electronics Control Module (CECM) is situated above the pedals on the drivers side and controls all the lights in the car, monitors them, controls what appears in the MFD under the lights menu, controls the leaving home and coming home lights function, controls the horn(s) and other features. There are different variants of […]