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I just bought a 2010. On the dash there are the two 'pods'. One on the left is RPM, the other looks to be some form of bluetooth connection with an LCD screen that switches to a clock after time. Problem is, the guy I bought it from does not know how to adjust the info on it and I cannot see how to alter it. It is paired with some other phone and LCD is not touch screen. Can anyone help me?

It appears to be aftermarket (their is a mic by my mirror). I will try to grab a photo in a bit, the weather is horrible here right now.
 

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I have zero knowledge on this system, but from searching around it looks like there should be a remote control with the system that looks like a little dome that is battery operated? (Circled in red on pic)





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I just bought a 2010. On the dash there are the two 'pods'. One on the left is RPM, the other looks to be some form of bluetooth connection with an LCD screen that switches to a clock after time. Problem is, the guy I bought it from does not know how to adjust the info on it and I cannot see how to alter it. It is paired with some other phone and LCD is not touch screen. Can anyone help me?

It appears to be aftermarket (their is a mic by my mirror). I will try to grab a photo in a bit, the weather is horrible here right now.
This system is not aftermarket; in fact it's a fairly rare factory option because few people opted for it, and it was obsoleted by the 2011 refresh with the updated radio and USB in the glovebox. I actually don't recall seeing it on cars outside 2008-2010 but contrary reports say it was offered late in the 451's lifecycle. I tend to disagree; and even Evilution states it's only compatible with the Radio 9 and Radio 10. (Not the 2011+ headunits.)

Anyway! There is a thread discussing this, which I'll link to here; well worth the read including the link to Evolution discussing it further. (Evilution is WELL WORTH the price for the wealth of knowledge by the way.)

Now, somewhere, someplace, I've saved a PDF of the manual. Why am I crazy obsessive you ask? Well, because I LIVE for factory options and purchased this kit myself, and have yet to install it. Let me see if I can dig that up. Somewhere in the settings on that little screen, using the wheel the above user mentioned, you should be able to scroll around it and press down to click and select an item. Find the settings and unlink that prior phone. You should then be able to discover the unit with a Bluetooth search from your own phone and probably enabling something, entering some code, or confirming the pairing request with that pod's settings.
 

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This system is not aftermarket; in fact it's a fairly rare factory option because few people opted for it, and it was obsoleted by the 2011 refresh with the updated radio and USB in the glovebox. I actually don't recall seeing it on cars outside 2008-2010 but contrary reports say it was offered late in the 451's lifecycle. I tend to disagree; and even Evilution states it's only compatible with the Radio 9 and Radio 10. (Not the 2011+ headunits.)

Anyway! There is a thread discussing this, which I'll link to here; well worth the read including the link to Evolution discussing it further. (Evilution is WELL WORTH the price for the wealth of knowledge by the way.)

Now, somewhere, someplace, I've saved a PDF of the manual. Why am I crazy obsessive you ask? Well, because I LIVE for factory options and purchased this kit myself, and have yet to install it. Let me see if I can dig that up. Somewhere in the settings on that little screen, using the wheel the above user mentioned, you should be able to scroll around it and press down to click and select an item. Find the settings and unlink that prior phone. You should then be able to discover the unit with a Bluetooth search from your own phone and probably enabling something, entering some code, or confirming the pairing request with that pod's settings.
The bluetooth kit actually was available for the 2011+ facelift cars, but it apparently was even less popular of an option. I have a dealership catalog laying around advertising it. Loeber Motors wanted $450 for the thing back in 2012.

Here's a shot GreyMatte451 took when they got that same catalog. No idea if anyone in the US bought the pod, but they were available in Europe, too.

 

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The bluetooth kit actually was available for the 2011+ facelift cars, but it apparently was even less popular of an option. I have a dealership catalog laying around advertising it. Loeber Motors wanted $450 for the thing back in 2012.

Here's a shot GreyMatte451 took when they got that same catalog. No idea if anyone in the US bought the pod, but they were available in Europe, too.

Well done!!! As always, I stand corrected! I truly hope you never leave this forum - you're a living encyclopedia! :)

I cannot locate that dial anywhere in the car. Small car, so you would think it would be easy to find.
Oh, darn - that is a shame. I agree; it should stick out. I wonder if the little adhesive pad has given way and it's somewhere under a seat or in a compartment? Perhaps the previous owner (unfortunately) removed it from the car with the intent to replace it but didn't.

Would anyone else know (I'm hoping this is the case) that another dial could be purchased from say Ebay and linked to the unit in the car? It's just a wireless iPod click wheel for lack of a better term.

The absolute last resort if that's not possible is to simply turn that pod back in to an analog clock. That screen pod comes off its bracket, the clock pod takes its place, and there's a wire right under the dash somewhere that powers it. When I installed my pods, it was a simple plug-and-play scenario; hardest part was notching the plastic hump over the radio for the pod's feet - so I just bought a notched one and kept my original. Now, not ideal, and it loses the screen, but something to keep in the back of your mind should all other efforts come up short. (Then you can certainly sell that screen pod here for profit.)

Very nice; well done! I could not come up with anything immediately on my hunt.
 
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