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Steering Wheel Control Swap?

Old 22 August 2018, 08:56 PM
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Default Steering Wheel Control Swap?

Hey ScoobyNet,

New to the forums here. Just picked up a 2015 Impreza Premium Sedan last week and have a few questions for a DIY project I'm considering.

1) Is it possible to swap out JUST steering wheel controls? I currently have an 11-button audio controls switch on my wheel, but I'm looking to actually downgrade to the simpler 8-button audio controls switch (from say a WRX or Forester of the same year) for a more seamless aftermarket HU integration. The two switches look similar in size and fit, so I figured it's possible. See below.



2) If the swap is possible, would any sort of modifications need to be made to the electrical wiring/harness the new controls connect to? Or would this mod be more of a "plug and play" type of deal?

I'm really shooting in the dark here, but any help or details on the work foreseen to get this done is appreciated.

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Old 24 August 2018, 02:30 PM
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Most headunits have the option to use and reprogram the swc with the optional canbus adaptor,, I assume yours will also, I know mine does
I don't currently have swc on my wheel so I'm looking at a newer wheel that does but the option is there in the car settings of my hu
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