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Old 10-07-2012, 10:17 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by aahmed2016 View Post
Quick question, but What's the clicky thing at the end of the accelerator? I'm guessing it might be a button or something?
Also, [DO NOT POST HERE SNA77.] I have manual ac controls, is it possible for me to grab a automatic CC from a local yard, or dealer and just plug it in? Also, Will all the features work? Has anyone here tried it?
I'm confused as why you wouldn't want my input. I know the answer to your question, AND have done this retrofit.

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Originally Posted by aahmed2016
I have manual ac controls, is it possible for me to grab a automatic CC from a local yard, or dealer and just plug it in?
No, all the features will not work. You need to retrofit the brains of the unit in order to make auto controls work. The job requires taking out your dashboard and is 6 hors of labor for a BMW tech:

Here are the OEM install instructions with part #s:
http://www.bigpatsfans.com/aircondM54.pdf

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