I agree. Leave the red 10 pin connector alone....it is the least of your worries.
Here was our email exchange today:
maybe is it becuase the guys installing my navi
disconnected the battery on the car???
--- Ted Basile <[email protected]
> some answers below...
> I assume you are referring to the CD-based version
> of the Nav+?
> I received your email address on www.navplus.us
> source on advice for the Audi Navigation PLus
> I have a 2005 Audi A4 (B6) 1.8T Quattro (has
> II radio) and i reside in Pennsylvania. I bought
> unit from Audi Germany, part # 8E0 035 192B. I also
> have Adapter to installation, tmc box, and tmc
> I went to have this installed on my car at a custom
> shop and through trying to install this for me, they
> ran into a problem towards the end of installation.
> Did you provide them with the wiring schematics from
There are specific
> instructions for the B6
> A4. Also, I have some pix for installing in a
> 2002-2004 A6....which are 99%
> the same as the B6 A4.
> They stated that when it came time to attach a wire
> the 10 pin harness, that there was no 10 pin harness
> to attach to. Is this possible?
> There is a red 10 pin harness behind some Sym
> I's...but you won't find it
> behind a Sym II (possibly?). FYI - it is red in color. See my
> 84 install pix again.
> Also (WHICH IS VERY MAJOR) after they decided they
> couldnt install this navigation unit, and after they
> put back in the Symphony II, my car was set into
> mode (not on the stereo). My car was set into SAFE
> mode (it says this under my trip odometer), which im
> guessing is due to the immobilizer.
> Did you try to enter in the 4 digit Sym II security
> Well needless to
> say my car had to get towed to the closest Audi
> dealership and the keys had to be reprogrammed.
> My questions to you are: 1) Why did this happen
> during installation?
> Not sure. I would find a stereo shop that is
> familiar with Audis. Maybe,
> if you post this on www.navplus.us....you
> find someone in penn area
> that can help.
> 2) Is there a way to make sure this
> doesnt happen if I try to get it installed from a
> service shop?
> not sure...because I don't know exactly what they
> did wrong.
> 3) Have you ever heard of this happening
> I THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR TAKING THE TIME TO READ MY
> EMAIL. I TRULY HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME WITH MY
> AND I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE IT IF YOU CAN GIVE ME
> ANY OTHER INFO/SUGGESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.
> I HOPE YOU ARE WELL AND GOD BLESS YOU!!!
> Best regards,