Carplay installation tutorial for Mercedes C-Class (C63 AMG)
Carplay installation tutorial for Mercedes C-Class W205 (C63 AMG)
We will see here in pictures how Apple Carplay is installed on a Mercedes C63 AMG Class.
Required hardware: a T20 torx screwdriver.
Installation time: 30-40 minutes
Inventory: Carplay module and wiring.
This includes the module, a wifi antenna, 2 LVDS (video) cables, the power cable, the auxiliary cable, and a USB cable (no need to plug it in if using the wireless device).
STEP 1: REMOVING THE DASHBOARD
First of all, start with the opening button, clipped firmly, use a spatula or a thin object to pry it open.
2 screws to be removed
The dashboard is no longer fixed anywhere, just move it.
Pull it up
Then put the dashboard to one side so as not to interfere, no need to unplug the connectors.
STEP 2: REMOVING THE CAR RADIO
Remove the 2 screws
Remove the power connector (called Quadlock).
STEP 3: CONNECTION
Connect the Quadlock with the By-Pass.
Connect the 2 video cables (LCD-LVDS)
Connect the Wifi antenna
Connect the pink LVDS cable to the blue connector (DISP- as Display).
STEP 4: TEST
Press the RETURN button on your pad for 3 seconds.
The menu appears, select what you want to use : Apple Carplay, Android Auto or Mirror Screen.
We chose Apple Carplay which will launch by default (without the previous menu), to choose Android Auto for example, go to the MERCEDES application.
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Result on video:
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