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Do i lose the volume control paddle when I replace the stereo?

Hi guys, congratulations on an awesome community, I've been in the shadows for a couple of months now since i got my new-to-me 2001 megane, and I've finally registered

My question is, if I am replacing the factory-issue stereo, do I automatically lost the volume/scroll paddle to the right of my steering wheel? Where does it plug in to the stereo, is it a standard socket, that a replacement stereo is likely to have

I'm looking for a stereo with an AUX input, but am balking at losing that functionality, may just go with an FM modulator.

Thanks in advance
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I can answer one or two of you questions mate, but not all.

When you put the aftermarket headunit in you WILL lose the display next to the clock, which shows you the station, cd, tape, etc. Nothing you can do about this iirc. The clock and outside temperature will remain though, the rest will just be blank.

As for the remote, I am not sure if you will need an additional connection to use it. I know this has been answered on the forum before so someone should be along with the answer soon.
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

I just replied to this thread and was told it was an invalid thread. A mod must have deleted your duplicate as I was typing the reply to it... ho hum...

But my post did contain what mike says above.

In addition I think you will need an adapter leads such as from autoleads or some such place. There are many posts on this subject on the forum im sure. Use the search facility to throw up some results.

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