Audizine - An Automotive Enthusiast Community

Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Established Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Oct 06 2013
    AZ Member #
    124470
    Location
    Saskatoon, SK.

    Another Avant Build: Symphony to 3G+ MMI - Help Needed!

    Guest-only advertisement. Register or Log In now!
    Hey All!

    Finally acquired a beautiful Avant this spring and have plans to keep this one in the family for a long time.
    After drooling over Avantagg's build... I bit the bullet and ordered the components to change from basic Symphony (Active) to the full 3G+ MMI



    2011 A4 Avant:

    OEM Auto Fold Mirrors w/ Ecode Blindspot Glass (Blindspot Glass Available for Sale)
    OEM Black Optics Grille
    OEM S5 Instrument Cluster Retrofit
    OEM Piano Black Instrument Surround
    OEM 3G Plus MMI Conversion
    OEM MMI Control Panel
    OEM S-Line Flat Bottom Steering Wheel
    OEM B8.5 Facelift S-Line Air leather shifter
    OEM Piano Black Door and Center Console Trim
    OEM B8.5 Facelift HVAC Panel
    OEM B&O Chrome Ring Speaker Covers
    OEM Back Up Camera

    S4 Rotor Wheels wrapped in Pilot Sports


    Avantagg has been nothing but a pleasure to deal with. Even helping with a faulty component. Highly recommend hitting him up for those hard to find parts.

    With this conversion, I am also doing a full conversion audio to the Focal Utopia line up.
    - Focal Utopia No.7
    - Audison Prema Amps
    - Focal Flax 10" Sub

    At this point my friends over at the local audio shop and technicians at work have most things up and running.
    S5 Cluster is coded and working great.
    Audio is working through radio
    Phone pairs up
    CD loads and ejects
    Options Work

    I am running into the issue that Media will refuse to Initialize. - Just sits Media Initializing please wait...
    Navigation is also in the same boat, looks to initialize to about 40% and then sits at please wait..

    Sirius Sat Antenna is going to be connected once the extended wire arrives.
    Backup Camera is coded for enabling, but not showing up - technician figures it needs to be calibrated.

    Any insight would be awesome, I am wondering if there is some coding required to get this to work?
    bB S4 Avant 6spd(sold) / B7 S4 Avant Tip (sold) / B8.5 S4

  2. #2
    Established Member Two Rings Carbonfiber2gsx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 15 2016
    AZ Member #
    378591
    My Garage
    1999 Mitsubishi eclipse GSX
    Location
    Saint Joseph MO

    i too am in the same boat no nav or media but radio works and bluetooth connects however mine will also randomly shut off at any time it wants and no warning it just goes black and wont come back on usually til the car shuts off completely or it does sometimes come back on whenever it feels like it

  3. #3
    Established Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Oct 20 2015
    AZ Member #
    363335
    Location
    New Zealand

    just out of interest did you update you CAN gateway to a newer version?

    I have a 2010 Avant, my gateway was a 2011 version, replaced it with a 2014 version during my conversion form 2g to 3g+ just to ensure no conflicts arose.

  4. #4
    Established Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Oct 06 2013
    AZ Member #
    124470
    Location
    Saskatoon, SK.

    Quote Originally Posted by byront8 View Post
    just out of interest did you update you CAN gateway to a newer version?

    I have a 2010 Avant, my gateway was a 2011 version, replaced it with a 2014 version during my conversion form 2g to 3g+ just to ensure no conflicts arose.
    Good point, I'll take a look and see if this is something that could help. Thanks!
    bB S4 Avant 6spd(sold) / B7 S4 Avant Tip (sold) / B8.5 S4

  5. #5
    Established Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Oct 06 2013
    AZ Member #
    124470
    Location
    Saskatoon, SK.

    Looks like the HDD was pooched - Swap and we'll see what happens!
    bB S4 Avant 6spd(sold) / B7 S4 Avant Tip (sold) / B8.5 S4

  6. #6
    Established Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Oct 06 2013
    AZ Member #
    124470
    Location
    Saskatoon, SK.

    Avantagg comes in clutch again!
    HDD swapped and everything is working.

    Just need to have the Backup Camera setup properly. Not sure if its a coding thing or hardware.
    Everything is setup on coding from a Volkswagen standpoint... Looks like Audi techs have different software access, so I hope they can identify the issue. 5F module is coded, it reads reverse. Screen doesn't change at all.

    OEM camera + Kufatec harness

    On the plus side... the focal utopia's sound unreal. I'd like to A/B it to the B&O system in the new Q7, but it has some serious clarity.

    Fit kit for the Whispbars is ordered
    Torklift Hitch is ordered
    Hakkapelitta's are being swapped to winter set.

    Next on the list:

    RSNAV - Will this work on the updated 3G+ MMI?

    Full Paint Correction
    Full Xpel Self Healing Wrap

    S4 Mirror Caps
    RS Spoiler

    Drive Train Mounts
    X-Chassis

    Then onto making it stop and go quicker!
    bB S4 Avant 6spd(sold) / B7 S4 Avant Tip (sold) / B8.5 S4

  7. #7
    Senior Member Four Rings avantagg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 21 2015
    AZ Member #
    338537
    Location
    Maine

    Nice! Glad you got it sorted out. Iím jealous of your sound system. I bet it bumps!
    2012 Facelift A4 Avant - Competition Plus - S-Line - Phantom Black
    Unitronic K04 | Unitronic FMIC | AFE | Fluidampr | Eurocode HFIP | Eurocode HFC | BB 3" Exhuast | Bilstein B12 Sportline | Alu Kreuz | CR-15 | H&R Sways | 034 Inserts | Ecodes | A5 Cluster Swap | 3G+ MMI | RS4 FBSW | Black Headliner Swap | BUILD THREAD



Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


    © 2001-2018 Audizine, Audizine.com, and Driverzines.com
    Audizine is an independently owned and operated automotive enthusiast community and news website.
    Audi and the Audi logo(s) are copyright/trademark Audi AG. Audizine is not endorsed by or affiliated with Audi AG.