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Hi, I'm a Mercedes newbie.

Just joined and loving the 'new' car.

Only problem has been with drivers side airscarf, apparently the heating element needs replacing.

Also want to find out if the Audio 20 can be replaced with the Audio 20.5 for bluetooth.
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Hi and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro!

We have quite a few members in the UK that like to meet up from time to time, although things are a little quieter during the winter months. If you're interested in joining us sometime, just keep an eye on the UK Region section, as we post meeting plans there!

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Audio 20 is, apparently, one of the easier head units to swap out for something else. If you're swapping it out, perhaps consider something aftermarket instead of a newer MB unit. There are lots of options discussed in various threads, and some of them even have an OEM 'look' to them (such as the S160 and the Dynavin units). I think you can even still add modules to make the steering wheel controls work too.

I haven't done this myself, so I'm sure others will be along with their recommendations and suggestions soon too.
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As I've already bought the NTG1 Audio 20 unit off of eBay I will have to try it. As long as I don't have to get into coding stuff, eek!
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As I've already bought the NTG1 Audio 20 unit off of eBay I will have to try it. As long as I don't have to get into coding stuff, eek!
I'm not sure what you mean by the NTG1 Audio 20 unit. I thought that NTG1 was COMAND... I may be wrong about that, although I'm fairly confident that NTG1 doesn't have bluetooth connection to phones (I have NTG1 COMAND in my car, and I need/have a separate bluetooth puck to provide bluetooth handsfree to my phone).

The following might be useful if you want to double-check that what you've bought is what you intended to buy:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...head-unit.html

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