Cd changer if present will be disconnected. For Bentley, installs in the glove box in place of CD changer.USB Connection:
GROM USB car adapter kit connects USB 2.0 device such as flash drive, external hard drive
or mass storage device to the stock VW Passat 2003 stereo for music playback and integrated controls.
Control the music through factory VW Passat 2003 car stereo or steering wheel controls, see titles where applicable, browse by folders.iPhone / iPod/ iPad USB car integration:
Connect your Apple device to the VW Passat 2003 factory car stereo via USB port.
Play music, control from car stereo or steering wheel, and charge at the same time.
Use standard USB to Apple Lightning connector cable. All iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad with Lightning style cable are compatible.
iPhone, iTouch, and iPad with 30-pin style cable are compatible.
(iPod video, iPod photo, iPod classic, iPod shuffle, iPod mini with 30-pin connectors are not compatible.) Bluetooth add-on (sold separately):
Make hands free phone calls (HFP), stream music from your smartphone to the VW Passat 2003 factory car stereo,
control music with the car stereo or steering wheel controls with
GROM Bluetooth Dongle
Android and iPhone smartphones and most music streaming apps are supported. Works with iPhone and Android Smartphones.
Aux 3.5mm phone jack connection to VW Passat 2003 car stereo for any additional audio source
such as DVD, MP3 player, XM and more.Available with plus 5V charging option via AUX-In 3.5mm and 5V USB charging cable
Pros of using VAGT (trunk mounting) cable and trunk location:
- No need to take out the stereo or disassemble the dashboard in order to gain access to the CD changer port
- Less time for an instalation work
Cons: need to route the cables to the front.
Note that in some cases all that is available for your car stereo is trunk or glove box install. Check "Compatibility tab"
for more information.
If you need to have 2 cables you can buy an additional cable here
Automotive grade USB extension cable with latch-style connectors
Operating Temperature: -40C - +85 C (-50F - 200 F)
Operating current: ~220mA
Standby current: ~1mA
SN Ratio: 95dB
DAC resolution: NA
Distortion: < 0.01%
Dimensions: W / H / D - 60* 73 * 20 mm
Enclosure: Black metal
VW Passat 2003
Standard package include:
- Car stereo adapter in metal enclosure
- Vehicle specific harness
- Automotive grade USB Type A Male / Type A Female 3FT cable
- Operation manual
Optional accessories (purchase separately):
- GROM Bluetooth Dongle for hands free calling and wireless playback (GROM-BTD)
- AUX 3.5mm cable for any MP3 player, mobile phone, XM, etc. (35USB)
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- 30 days money back guarantee
- 1 yr replacement warranty
Q.: What USB devices can I connect to the USB port of GROM-USB3 car kit?
A.: You can connect USB stick/flash drive, iPhone/iPod/iPad via USB cable. All iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad with Lightning style cable are compatible. iPhone, iTouch, and iPad with 30-pin style cable are compatible.
(iPod video, iPod photo, iPod classic, iPod shuffle, iPod mini with 30-pin connectors are not compatible.) Q.: Will USB port also charge my iPhone / iPod / iPad, while playing the music?
A.: Yes it will charge your iPhone / iPod / iPad while playing the music.Q.: If I also use GROM Bluetooth Dongle (GROM-BTD), and the phone call comes in, will USB music pause automatically?
A.: If you connected your device via USB, and Bluetooth at the same time, the music that is playing over USB will pause upon the phone call.Q.: Will by CD changer keep working?
A.: Buld-in CD changer will keep working, external will be disconnected. Note for NIS02U3 model you will need to physically disconnect SAT/XM tuner for GROM to work.
For more questions about GROM-USB3 functionality please visit GROM-USB3 FAQ page