Installing the IMI-1000 Retrofit CarPlay and Android Auto kit into the A Class W176 2012-2018
This guide should be used in conjunction with the NTG4.5/7 Installation guide and the IMI-1000 Setup Manual PDF documents available from Integrated Automotive.
1. Set DIP SWITCHES
On the top of the IMI-1000 will be a white label, which details the dip switch settings for the 5.8″ and 7.0″ display found in A Class vehicles, most will be 5.8″. Set the dip switches to the positions indicated on the label which match your display size. If you set these incorrectly you will see a black screen or have no control of carplay/mercedes user interfaces.
2. Remove Head unit
To remove the head unit, you need to remove the left and right vents below (not the centre)
Insert Vent removal tool (Integrated automotive can provide this) and pull out vent;
The remainder of the install is detailed in the IMI-1000 installation manual. Contact us for this manual.