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Old 03-15-2006, 11:21 AM   #1
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i was thinking about buying a new steering wheel, because the stock one has the radio buttons but they dont work cuz i have an aftermarket stereo, but i was wondering -- is there some type of adapter i need for an aftermarket steering wheel? and if so what kind of adapter? Thanks for the help.
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PAC SWI or SWX is your answer to the steering wheel controls working again
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PAC SWI or SWX is your answer to the steering wheel controls working again
maybe i am out of the loop but what is that?
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The PAC SWI or SWX is a little box that hooks into the wire that used to tell your factory radio what to do when the steering wheel controls were pressed.

If your new radio has a remote control you can program the box to send signals to the new radio via an led that you locate somewhere in front of the radio.

Then magically your buttons on the steering wheel work again.
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The PAC SWI or SWX is a little box that hooks into the wire that used to tell your factory radio what to do when the steering wheel controls were pressed.

If your new radio has a remote control you can program the box to send signals to the new radio via an led that you locate somewhere in front of the radio.

Then magically your buttons on the steering wheel work again.
oh i see -- i guess it wont work for me though -- no remote :(
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Sorry...I tried
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and thanks for tryin -- i really would like that cuz i love the buttons but if you have to have a remote then i am SOL
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and thanks for tryin -- i really would like that cuz i love the buttons but if you have to have a remote then i am SOL
does your HU have a option for a remote......some come w/o one and you can purchase seperatly
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