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    I have a 05 prefacelift vectra, i would like to change the steering wheel to a facelift one. Can anyone tell me if this is possible without any problems and will i still have use of the controls and horn? i know i will also need the airbag.

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    Your car should be full canbus (roller wheels steering controls), so as long as the airbag plugs are the same then you should be able to change without a problem.

    You would need the facelift airbag too.

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    if you have the button type wheel which you should have then no you cant as there will be incompatibilty issues between the airbags and the steering wheel

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    Yes think your gonna have problems , the prefacelift is half canbus , and facelift is full canbus , as far as I'm aware.
    I've had a few people ask about the leather wheel I'm selling , and alot have the facelift , hence I advise against risking it .
    As mentioned the differences are steering wheel controls ie - push buttons , or scroll wheels.

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    It will all be down to what steering wheel controls you have. If you have got the wheels you should be fine as it will be full canbus. There were pre-facelifts that were full canbus.

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    This thread details some of the problems I had trying to fit a facelift wheel to a pre-facelift full canbus Vectra. I gave up in the end (some electronic jiggery pokery is needed to retain the steering wheel controls and horn) although I believe others have managed to find some solutions. HTH

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    thanks for the replies, i have the wheel type controls so might give it a go or possibly wait for a bit longer and get some more funds together and try and get the irmscher wheel from lmf.

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