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    Hi guys.

    My 2002 vectra has the steering wheel with the three round buttons on each side. I would like to know if is possible to replace those control s for the facelift ones, the ones with the scroll on each side or is not as simple?

    Thanks again guys.

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    No, the three button ones are the controls for half can bus systems, the rollers are for full can bus systems. They're not inter-compatible I'm afraid.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    No, the three button ones are the controls for half can bus systems, the rollers are for full can bus systems. They're not inter-compatible I'm afraid.
    Thanks for clarifying that Ian, I suspected it wouldn't be possible.

    Ok, next down the list change the whole steering wheel.

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    Same problem even if you swapped the whole wheel over, the controls still won't be compatible with your unit. You're pretty much stuck with the 3 buttons each side option if you've got a pre-facelift half can bus car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    Same problem even if you swapped the whole wheel over, the controls still won't be compatible with your unit. You're pretty much stuck with the 3 buttons each side option if you've got a pre-facelift half can bus car.
    Oh no, I know that. Beccause of the cost, my plan was to either change the controls and repair the leather using a leather repair kit OR to change the whole wheel for one that is in good condition.

    Thanks anyways, you have no idea how glad I am to have come across this forum, it has saved me a lot of hassle, time and money in the past month since I've got the vectra.

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    Ahh, sorry, misunderstood your last post. The pre-face wheels come up relatively cheaply on ebay or sometimes on here.
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