INSTALLATION - AUDI A5


STHFAI3

Comfort Roof Control Module for

  • Audi A5 (5F)
  • Audi R8 (4S)
  • Lamborghini Huracan

    v1


  • Further information and manuals for all products can be found on our web site

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    We explicitly point out that all functions of this control unit should be used only while exercising caution and responsibility. We can NOT be held liable for any damage or injury caused by installing or using this product.
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    This module comes with our USB Field Upgrade and Configuration Port! We recommend connecting it to a computer BEFORE YOU INSTALL and using our support app "m4cconnect" to do a quick firmware update check. M4cconnect as well as all other information regarding USB update and configuration can be found at www.mods4cars.com/usb. You can even configure and activate your favorite module functions and settings on screen before the module is installed in the car! It is a good idea to permanently install the USB cable with the module in the car, leaving the computer plug in an easily accessible spot for later use with a Wifi/3G/4G connected laptop.
    IMPORTANT TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS

    If the top does not work properly or at all after installing the module, these tips can be very helpful:

    1) Turn Function 1 (Main Switch) off (Setting 0). The module will be completely passive. If the problem still persists and the top won't work, check all connections. Please also check the green DATA LED on the module!

    2) Function 2 now has a valet mode (Setting 2) on many modules. Valet mode completely disables opening of the top. Check the setting for function 2 and make sure the module is NOT in valet mode!

    IMPORTANT: Not all modules have the valet mode! Please check the Operation and Programming Manual!
    FUNCTION OF THE DATA LED

    The DATA LED shows the module status and helps troubleshooting issues during installation:

    When the ignition is ON: The LED should BLINK (flash) in a regular pattern (about 1x per second). This indicates that the module is receiving data and should work OK.

    When the ignition is OFF: The LED should BLINK (flash) as long as the data bus is still active and turn off after a while (max 5 min) indicating that the car has entered stand-by (sleep) mode.

    If the LED is permanently lit with the ignition ON, the module is NOT receiving data from the top controller and all connectors should be checked.

    If the LED does NOT light up at all when turning the ignition ON, the module is either not getting power or not receiving ANY data. All connectors should be checked.
    Installation - Steps 1-3
    1. Close the convertible top and turn the ignition fully off. Open the trunk and completely empty it. Unlock the left side cover by turning the knob (1).
    2. Completely fold down the cover/door. Behind it is a fuse holder and located in the very back corner is the convertible top controller.
    3. The top controller (1) is just held with snap hooks in a bracket from which it could be removed if desired but that is not necessary since it is possible to reach the plugs. The fuse holder in front of it unfortunately can NOT be removed easily.
    Installation - Steps 4-6
    4. The top plug (1) and the third from the top plug (3) need to be removed from the controller. Push the locking levers in while wiggling the plugs out. In case of problems inspect the corresponding plugs on the harness in order to understand the locking mechanisms.
    5. Shown here the two plugs (1) and (2) disconnected. Simply connect these plugs to the matching sockets on the module harness, then connect the plugs from the harness to the top controller. Make sure all connectors latch into place securely.
    6. Connect the module with the harness and tap the unlock button on the remote once. The green DATA LED should blink to indicate a successful installation. Put everything back together and configure the module according to our Operation and Programming Manual.