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Driver's control panel - replacing?

Discussion in 'Leon Mk1 (2000-2006)' started by Makro99, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. Makro99

    Makro99 Guest

    Hi All,

    Newbie Leon driver here.

    driving home last week the electric windows stopped working. Also, unable to lock / unlock the car using the diver's control panel.

    Had a sparky out who read the error codes, looks like an error with the control model.

    Not wanting to part with £300 as quoted for a new one, I picked up a used part for much less.

    Just wondering if anyone had ever tried to install one of these units before? Any tips on getting the door cover off etc, do I need to disconnect the battery?

    Thanks a bunck

    Makro
     
  2. MrBen2k7

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  3. Makro99

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    Thanks mate - yeah judging by the speed the sparky took it off it shouldn't be too hard (famous last words)

    As for the key fob - I bought mine second hand and it didn't have one so thats one thing I don't have to bother with (unless someone can reccomend a cheap way of adding one? but that's another thread).
     
  4. domin8or

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    Shouldn't need door panel off Module is under the steering wheel with access removing the lower panel.
    Will require VAG-COm set and assume part no.s will be matching if used one.
     
  5. LEE69

    LEE69 Stage 2 Revo'd

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    Are you replacing the one on the door or the one under the dash?
     
  6. LEE69

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    Part numbers can match, the software on the CCM could be different
     
  7. Makro99

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    Yeah it's the one in the door that's faulty - the error code was faulty communication between the one under the dash and the one on the door, and the locking mechamism & other electric windos are working, so it must be the one on the door.

    I told the sparky not to put the panel back on, so he's saved me half a job - just need to get a torx screwdriver & do my homework before I put it the new one in.

    Battery disconnect a good idea?


    then drive to germany
     
  8. LEE69

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  9. Brettyboy

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    Can you not remove it without taking door card off ?

    The frame cover comes off by getting a small flat blade under the edge of it then pull & it unclips elec mirror control comes with it you just need to unplug it
     
  10. LEE69

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    Not sure if the window buttons are screwed from underneath or not?
     
  11. Makro99

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    It's the full electric control unit -

    so needs the whole panel off, then x3 screws to undo, then unplug.

    and then put everything back!
     
  12. Murdered LCR

    Murdered LCR Wide mouthed mofo

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    Where are they on the door lee
     
  13. LEE69

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    Where are what mate?
     
  14. Murdered LCR

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    The control unit may rip mine off and stick it on the bay thought there was only one , is it the black box on the drivers door
     
  15. LEE69

    LEE69 Stage 2 Revo'd

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    Yeah screws underneath the door card, it's the bit with the buttons on it to control the widows and locks, the mirrors button is separate by the looks of it.
     
  16. Makro99

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    All sorted - easy as thanks to all your help. M
     

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