6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by dillan_94 » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:59 pm

Hi Guys,

I own a VW 1.4 Polo GTI DSG which hasn't come with no mfsw controls. It has an RNS510 fitted from a garage.

I've been scouring the interwebs looking for specific controls for my steering wheel but can't seem to find any.

My question is, do I need to find specific controls for my steering wheel or would say Golf R mfsw controls that actually fit my steering wheel work?

Would there HAVE to be coding done or is it possible some functions will work without?

And lastly has anyone from the UK had this done by a dealer or garage? My main issue is not being able to find the parts.

Cheres guys.

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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by iichel » Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:11 pm

Any Golf 6/Polo 6R MFSW will work.

Coding is done as described in the 1st post of the topic.

Pictures as saved by age69: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxYPV ... HBkdmJKMk0

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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by Jay-Jay » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:30 am

I've been able to install the two extra wires pretty easily with few tricks:
- I took the LIN bus from driver's door connector (T28a, pin16), which is more more easy to reach, instead of connector T73b, pin 17.
- I used fast electric connectors instead of soldering.

I've also made an important discovery about the airbag wiring loom.
Its code changes depending on the year of your Polo (to be more precise, depending on the version of connector ring and steering colum switch which is related to the car's production date).
This is how it works:
- 5K0971584A for Polo made till 16-05-2011;
- 5K0971584C for Polo made from 16-05-2011 to 23-07-2012;
- 5K0971584D for Polo made from 23-07-2012 onward.
dsorinn wrote:
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:07 am
Hey guys,

I just fitted a highline steering wheel with MFSW but I have a problem. [...] my BC buttons don't work.[...]
Could it be the slip ring (my polo is the first generation, 2009-2010) or the airbag wiring ? my airbag wiring has a "D" at the end instead of "A" and the slip ring has an "E" at the end. The steering wheel is made by TRW in 2016, the same with the wiring.
Yes, your problem is the airbag wiring loom! You need the wiring with the "A" at the end or you need to install a newer connector ring with a new steering column switch compatible with the airbag wiring you have.


I have a question:
What happens if my steering column switch already has MFA buttons? Will they enter in conflict with the ones on the steering wheel? Or will they both work in parallel?


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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by ag69 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:50 pm

Found this after searching a lot.
it seems Chinese locale has such flat bottom steering wheel in golf and polo for some time (3 year old youtube video).
  • Without cruise on steering

[youtube]https://youtu.be/ZsTeBGqIVw0[/youtube]
  • With cruise on steering

[youtube]https://youtu.be/SJN4ErkOFlI[/youtube]

This is how you (should) puncture the dimples in back of steering to take off the airbag
[youtube]https://youtu.be/E5LteoUYzKQ[/youtube]

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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by iichel » Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:23 pm

that looks like twice a golf 7, not a polo ;)

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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by ag69 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:08 am

You are right iichel.
Videos are from Golf. I could not find video of Polo.
However here is link to photo.
http://www.vw.com.cn/content/dam/vw-ngw ... ed/img.jpg
It is from cross polo. Again this does not have paddles. But i think with automatic cross polo ,there could be option for paddles.
Chinese local has 1.4 Manual, Automatic and 1.6 Automatic options.

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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by JamesG » Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:55 pm

Hello, I am from Briskoda as this post works the same with my fabia but the pictures have since gone! Can anyone give me a link the images? or can they be re uploaded.

Thanks.

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Re: 6R - Multifunction Steering Wheel Retrofit

Post by iichel » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:55 pm

JamesG wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:55 pm
Hello, I am from Briskoda as this post works the same with my fabia but the pictures have since gone! Can anyone give me a link the images? or can they be re uploaded.

Thanks.
iichel wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:11 pm
Any Golf 6/Polo 6R MFSW will work.

Coding is done as described in the 1st post of the topic.

Pictures as saved by age69: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxYPV ... HBkdmJKMk0


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