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    Illumination Wire

    Ive fitted an aftermarket head unit to my Mk5 which needs an illumination connection to automatically dim it when i put the lights on.

    Im struggling to find anywhere to connect it to.

    Does anyone know where i can do this easily?

    Thanks

    Andy

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    the existing loom must have one as the standard headunit screen dims

    try using a meter on various wires and turning the lights on/off until you find one

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    thanks for the reply.

    ive tried all of the ones that i can get to behind the radio - there is an adapter that connects into the vehicle wiring and then that into my radio.

    Does it make any difference if the engine is running or not?

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    The orgional headunit does the illumination via the canbus circuit

    Connect up the illumination to a grey/yellow wire which goes to the switches above the headunit
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