Adding a camera to 2020 Polo GTI

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Adding a camera to 2020 Polo GTI

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I’m looking at buying a demo Polo GTI. It has most of the features I want, except for park assist. I mostly want a reverse camera as aftermarket PDC will probably ruin the look of the car.

Has anyone fitted an aftermarket reverse camera?

What am I looking at cost wise? Can I install one myself (does the radio software need to be modified?)
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Speak to Chris at Retrofitters. Pretty sure he can assist you and also maybe supply you with what you need to fit the camera.

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I just ended up getting one with the full park assist package, worked out a lot cheaper. A LOT CHEAPER.
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Do you mean as part of the OEM park assist?
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Larry_fisherman wrote:I’m looking at buying a demo Polo GTI. It has most of the features I want, except for park assist. I mostly want a reverse camera as aftermarket PDC will probably ruin the look of the car.

Has anyone fitted an aftermarket reverse camera?

What am I looking at cost wise? Can I install one myself (does the radio software need to be modified?)
You only need that camera unit and the control box .

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Hi,
What is the cost of the control box and camera unit, mine came with the PDC?
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Hi,
What is the cost of the control box and camera unit, mine came with the PDC only?
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I was quoted by a place in CPT for R5200 for full OEM retrofit of the rearview camera on my Tiguan.

But I first want it in writing from VW that it won't affect my warranty. No way I want to end up with DSG or turbo problems down the line and they dispute it due to a stupid camera.
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Good luck getting VW to give you anything like that in writing, but they would be hard pressed to show how adding a camera could affect the DSG or Turbo.
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:twisted: :twisted: Thanks, at that price, I will look twice while reversing.... :twisted:
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amstel18 wrote: Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:24 pm I was quoted by a place in CPT for R5200 for full OEM retrofit of the rearview camera on my Tiguan.

But I first want it in writing from VW that it won't affect my warranty. No way I want to end up with DSG or turbo problems down the line and they dispute it due to a stupid camera.
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Would you mind sharing the contact details for the shop that quoted you?
I would like to have the OEM camera retrofitted to my car.
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