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In today's computer filled vehicles the other indicator gauges are called dummy lights.

By the time they go off/illuminate the problem has already happened instead of giving the driver real time in use readouts & info to catch the possible trouble or problems.

You can install an aftermarket market stereo that specifically uses Maestro idatalink modules MMR or MMR2 like I did on my 2010 Koup SX 2.4L.

If you do go that route, you can buy from Crutchfield.com or go to your local bestbuy or reputable car audio & video specialist.

Will make it very easy if you remove the stereo faceplate & center AC vents if you go with professional install.

If you do go pro, take pics of the entire wire hook ups before reinstalling the stereo faceplate & HVAC vents.

I did the maestro idatalink MMR module myself. I only get a few on screen accessible choices. I can't access the rest of the gauges cause I don't have the 100% info/wire hook ups/schematics or can't get it from online searches. Hence why a professional will be required for full 100% use of available gauges.

Crux steering wheel control interface.
Metra double din stereo faceplate both from Crutchfield.com

Kenwood DDX773BH double din stereo from local pawnshop.

Maestro idatalink MMR module from Ebay.

I have a thread/post on this.

Take all the pics. It helps out the community & hope this help.
 

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Upload & post the connections if you go glowshift or maestro idatalink install.

The idatalink MMR module let's one choose to display onscreen transmission, RPMs, basically digital versions of physical guages. I'll take pics of the onboard choices.

Hope my pics help.
 

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I recently found a fairly big breakthru on this info. The harness that has 3 rows of pins handles all the communication of the factory USB, AUX, Steering Wheel Controls, Handsfree Mic, and possibly CANBUS info.

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For a long time I was unable to find the male side of this harness so that I could connect to all those functions with my Pioneer AVH-x7800BT. Then thanks to RichardNixon I was able to find this adapter. I'm going to be wiring up everything is weekend with a beauty harness. I'm going to take pics and make it's own post as well.

AUDI 20 pin harness

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Post pics before middle & after, all the info, connections for sure.

Maybe I can use your info to use the unavailable idatalink MMR module options.
 
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