Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: head unit

  
  1. #1
    Status
    Offline
    Brooksy's Avatar
    AOC Newbie
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    7
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    head unit

    ok i have looked round the forum but can't find this so i just wondered if anyone would know the answer. everytime i take the fascia off my head unit and turn the engine off it loses all its presets

  2. #2
    Status
    Offline
    Ffoeg's Avatar
    2170:01:06
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Posts
    34,591
    Mentioned in
    2 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    Easy one - you need to swap over the red and yellow wires feeding into the back of the HU

  3. #3
    Status
    Offline
    Brooksy's Avatar
    AOC Newbie
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    7
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    will this not blow it up or anything lol iknownothing about car

  4. #4
    Status
    Offline
    Ffoeg's Avatar
    2170:01:06
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Posts
    34,591
    Mentioned in
    2 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    No, not at all - it's just a Vauxhall thing that they wire the permanent and ignition lives the wrong way round to the IOS standard. swapping them over sorts it out

  5. #5
    Status
    Offline
    Autosparks's Avatar
    Technical Advisor
    Club Team
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Drives
    VXR Nurburgring
    Location
    N/W London
    Posts
    39,745
    Mentioned in
    115 Post(s)
    Quoted
    70 Post(s)
    All you are doing is swapping the permanent live and accessory wires around

    Trust Ffeog he knows what he's talking about

    Oh and Geoff it's not just a VXL thing, it's also a VAG thing to
    Want a professional job done on fitting your aftermarket electrical accessories? PM me for a quote
    Electrical fault finding also taken on
    Located in N/W London HA3, and willing to travel within reason





  6. #6
    Status
    Offline
    Ffoeg's Avatar
    2170:01:06
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Posts
    34,591
    Mentioned in
    2 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    It must be a "V" thing then.

    Gotta love standards - thery make things so much easier for everyone

  7. #7
    Status
    Offline
    Brooksy's Avatar
    AOC Newbie
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    7
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    ahh cool and thanks i will do it tomorrow night after work!

Similar Threads

  1. Need a new head unit..
    By Tlee in forum Chit Chat and a Warm Welcome!
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 16-07-2008, 21:28
  2. Head unit
    By 1st vxr in forum ICE Mk4|G
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 26-07-2006, 18:35

Posting Permissions

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