In search for a COM unit that fits my car.

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In search for a COM unit that fits my car.

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Hi, I need a 96595091XT to replace exactly the one that's in my current C8 but I'm struggling to find one. I've heard from a couple of people that there are other part numbers that would fit. Would this for example 96595112XT? I installed a 96605635XT last year and it took out most of my dashboard electronics!
Thanks in advance.
Also heard there is a lexia database here but I can't find it. I'm based in Moretonhampstead Devon and have just purchased one so could be added.
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Re: In search for a COM unit that fits my car.

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First thing you need to do is post your VIN here - then we can get the correct part. Fitting the wrong one can cause multiple problems as you have found.
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Re: In search for a COM unit that fits my car.

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VIN is VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]
Thanks!
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Have a look at Lexia Locations thread and welcome to the forum.
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Re: In search for a COM unit that fits my car.

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Thank you very much, glad I've finally found it. Been contacted by admin about the lexia locations.
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WillyC8 wrote:
25 May 2019, 15:41
VIN is VF7**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]
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Right so your C8 has a CAN VAN electrical architecture - so is important you have the correct unit.

The PSA part number is: 6242C6

These people do a full range of refurbished or new units - I've put the search in already for you: £140 refurbished or £200 new.

https://peugeotpartsforsale.com/index.p ... egory_id=0

These retail brand new at £354.89 inc. VAT from Citroen for an OEM one.
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Re: In search for a COM unit that fits my car.

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Thank you so much for your help. From 6242C6 I've found 8 other serial numbers that are listed under it. The one I tried before isn't listed so that's a good sign!
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Probably going to go with 96605656XT as that seems to come up the most under 6242C6 on ebay. Is there anything I'm missing and I shouldn't?
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It's just important that you make sure that it is identical to the OEM part - some sellers on the bay will just rope these together and hence all the problems.
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Just found a forum post from 2012 confirming the part I have just purchased is the oem you stated and is interchangeable. At least 100 saved. Thanks again!
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No worries 👍