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    Is it possible to retrofit ACC to a Vectra with the use of a doner car and has anybody done it?

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    Auto climate control???

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    Yes John sorry figured if anyone had done it they would know what it meant?

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    A Little confusing, as it is normally referred to as ECC...Electronic Climate Control.

    It can be done, will take a lot of stripping out the dash,
    Discharging the refridgerant from the aircon.

    Strip out the old air-distribution sytem and electrics and switches.

    Fit donor switches, cabling, distribution unit and also extra wiring for connection to canbus system

    Also extra items like interior sensors, sun sensor etc.

    Refit all the dash components

    Recharge the refridgerant in the air-con system

    And then Tech 2 reprogram the car to its new vehicle "variant" configuration.


    Seen it done in a Vectra B, but then this has no canbus issues.

    If you know exactly what you are doing, then I would allow a whole weekend for this!!

    Depending on your vehicle specs, you may need to exchange modules such as CIM, BCM, UEC and the display (GID or CID only)

    A lot of work...sounds cynical, but would be easier to sell the car and by the spec you want.

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    Worth the ask but probably not the hastle cheers Robsey

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    As what Robsey said. You might need the help of the wiring diagrams that come with something like TIS (if you have access ;-) ) so you get everything you need

    Would be a LOT of work though.

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    The car I have is already highly speced and has CDC40 with GID, AFL, park pilot front and rear auto dim mirror auto lights and auto wipers factory bluetooth just not ECC and my mates just bought an elite and it was just a maybe with andymagee breaking the signum with all the bits in it still never mind.

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