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MMI 2G

How To Restore Sounds From MMI 2G Component Protection (CP)

When we replaced a new MMI 2G Head Unit (4E0035729-A) from a donor car, chances are we will have component protection (CP) which prevents us to play radio or CD changer, the sounds will be muted (disabled) and we would see the speaker icon with a slash on it. There is one way to restore […]

CD Auxiliary Input
AMI MMI 2G

CD Auxiliary Optical Box For MMI 2G

For Audi cars MMI 2G that don’t have AMI or TV tuner to have audio input, there’s inexpensive device CD Auxiliary optical box to add a CD auxiliary audio input which can be used to stream Bluetooth Audio with smart phones. Quite inexpensive and work perfectly plug and play. All we need is the Bluetooth […]

A8 D3 Suspension

Left Air Suspension Failed At 131k Miles

, now @131k miles, the left side… I refused to use VCDS to see what’s wrong because it would list things that don’t break. – Since it has a slow leak over night, I raised the car to LIFT mode, the pump still worked and brought it to LIFT. – I put it in Jack Mode […]

CarPlay on Audi MMI 2G
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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for Audi MMI 2G

So, finally I got the system to work with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto perfectly with . Thanks to , showed me how to do it with the that enable the touchscreen module.  For people who don’t want to mess around with Android Coding, just download the and run it with the hid-multitouch.ko. Components I’ve […]

Audi MMI 2G Screen
AMI MMI 2G

What You Must/Should Know About Audi MMI

   If you own a newer Audi (2004+), you may have option called MMI (Multi Media Interface) which control all your media player and display on your dash 7″ screen. Some are built-in the dash or flip up like the A8 D3. The MMI is actually a very simple system, but quite confusing for […]

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AMI MMI 2G

What You Should Know About AMI Cables

For those who have older Audi with AMI (Audi Music Interface) unit installed, we tend to get stuck with a 30-pin iPod and iPhone original AMI cables. There are many part numbers for each type and year of the car, but by playing and modifying AMI cables, I found out that they’re basically the same, […]

A8 D3 AMI MMI 2G Q7

How To Install Analog TV Tuner 4E0 919 146 On Audi MMI 2G

The part number for the red 20pin connector is 8e0 972 420, the black insert is tyco 1534102-1 (pbt-gf15)  For Audi MMI 2G that don’t have FBAS (RVC) installed, you need to add the circuit or change the MMI head unit from for the TV tuner to work. 2007+ A8s and Q7 have back […]