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Jakeeck
12-10-2008, 01:57 PM
im getting an eclipse cd3100 if that matters.

i wanna know if the volume, seek, mute buttons on my steering wheel will still work with my new HU

23sql
12-10-2008, 01:58 PM
yes you have to get something like an swi-jack

Louisiana_CRX
12-10-2008, 02:01 PM
they make several types of steering wheel interfaces....or you can build your own from an old remote if your pretty creative

AllDayMJ
12-10-2008, 02:02 PM
they CAN, but u have to get a seperate unit for them to, for my grand prix it was gunna cost 80-85 and if u want it installed, a few hundred.

23sql
12-10-2008, 02:02 PM
just buy an swi-jack theyre not that expensive you can find them online

23sql
12-10-2008, 02:03 PM
dont let the shop fool you the installation shouldnt be that bad ive installed hundreds of those the hardest one i did was a bmw and it took me 40 minutes with programming

Jakeeck
12-10-2008, 02:23 PM
dont let the shop fool you the installation shouldnt be that bad ive installed hundreds of those the hardest one i did was a bmw and it took me 40 minutes with programming


im not letting any shop do anything on my car... too expensive.. but what is a swi-jack and where can i get one

23sql
12-10-2008, 02:27 PM
crutchfield has it for 75 but im pretty sure you can find it cheaper online or i can get you one if interested

bureau13
12-10-2008, 04:11 PM
Ebay, less than $50 brand new. I just got one...

Jakeeck
12-10-2008, 04:12 PM
Ebay, less than $50 brand new. I just got one...

what do u do with it...? like how do you hook it up

Louisiana_CRX
12-10-2008, 04:42 PM
it will come with instructions...a lot of newer decks have a jack on back you can plug into