Not to turn this into a car audio thread, but I've got a Metra AXXess ASWC that I'm hoping to get going with my Clarion. Since I'm getting good readings from the chassis harness/controls I installed, I think the problem is in the aftermarket gear.
haha, nope, guess again. I'm actually very curious as to how many of these there are out there... I've only seen one other one in a picture from some magazine (Car & Driver I think) but the whole vehicle looked like it was a computer model... This particular switch was about a month wait, but Ed was nice enough to track it down and get it to me.
So I have been watching Ebay FOREVER and no control like this is showing up. Any chance your contact can scare up 3 or 4 more
Any idea how hard it would be to swap in some digital hvac controls? I wouldn't be doing it just for steering wheel controls, I actually just dislike *****. Everything on our trucks looks very modern but then we have old school ***** for hvac and 4x4 controls? I know ***** are cheaper, but when you're already paying $35-65k for a truck, who wants cheap?
changing from manual to auto A/C would be a major project.
I'm not sure what all would need to be swapped, but the programming is completely different. I won't say it is impossible, but it would be a project that you would be doing blindly as it would fall under the rarest of the rare.
***** for 4x4? that's pretty fancy... although I personally prefer a lever.
__________________ 2008 F-250 XL 5.4L Reg. Cab 4x2 6-spd 4.10 w/B&W "Turnoverball"
OE Options installed: TowCommand Brake controller, Upgraded to 4 spkr. Single CD/AM/FM w/AUX from 2 spkr. AM/FM, cab clearance lights, Fog Lights, Cruise Control, Redundant Audio Controls.
There is no number for the harness in the wheel. It is listed as "part of the steering wheel" and not available separately.
That is the part number for the RH insert with audio only.
Ah, OK, so I just need to pickup a wheel off of ebay. I guess I was concerned that I needed a specific right side harness to match the new control from the dealer. However, I am suspecting it is a "generic" harness in there on the right side with the whole multiplexing clock spring thingy (technical term).
I was looking for detailed instructions on removing the Airbag. Really don't want it to deploy on me while removing. I have all the equipment on its way to do the conversion. I'm going to use the temp controls for my Bluetooth on the Head Unit.... Any help would be appreciated.
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