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      07-21-2020, 05:19 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by prompt View Post
I can confirm is not an easy DYI job
It's like 5 wires to put into housings?

I guess with the Touchdisplay you have to take one of your vents apart... AWRON comes pre-installed into an entirely new vent assembly so that does make it a little easier (but also more expensive).

IMO the worst part is getting access to the connection point at the BCM down in the passenger footwell. I broke one clip, but thankfully it all went back together OK and doesn't rattle.

It certainly does help to have the correct tools, proper German-car "terminal release tools" are very useful.

I've also done a lot of 12V work in the past though (aftermarket radio installs and concealed radar detectors or windshield detector hardwiring), so I suppose my definition of "easy" may be different from some.
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