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Steering Wheel Swap

Jbworth86

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So i swapped out my generic steering wheel for the leather wrapped, heated wheel out of a rebel. I purchased AlphaOBD, OBDII w/ bluetooth, and the FCA adapter. I turned the heated wheel function on though AlphaOBD, but the icon never showed up under apps on my Uconnect screen. Anyone know how to enable this app so i can use the heat function?
 

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So i swapped out my generic steering wheel for the leather wrapped, heated wheel out of a rebel. I purchased AlphaOBD, OBDII w/ bluetooth, and the FCA adapter. I turned the heated wheel function on though AlphaOBD, but the icon never showed up under apps on my Uconnect screen. Anyone know how to enable this app so i can use the heat function?

You will need go to dealer for them to add that option into your Uconnect.
 

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By any chance is the heated steering wheel icon in your "Controls" app on the touchscreen? On my truck, that's where it is. I haven't noticed it under "Apps".

-John
 

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By any chance is the heated steering wheel icon in your "Controls" app on the touchscreen? On my truck, that's where it is. I haven't noticed it under "Apps".

-John
Mine is not. Thats what i am trying to get loaded up. The dealer and Uconnect said they cant add the app which i think is BS.
 

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I still haven't been able to figure this out. Anyone else swap their wheel and have success?
 

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So i swapped out my generic steering wheel for the leather wrapped, heated wheel out of a rebel. I purchased AlphaOBD, OBDII w/ bluetooth, and the FCA adapter. I turned the heated wheel function on though AlphaOBD, but the icon never showed up under apps on my Uconnect screen. Anyone know how to enable this app so i can use the heat function?

Did you check wiring harness? I bet you need to add wiring to make it work.


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Did you check wiring harness? I bet you need to add wiring to make it work.


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Was thinking the same thing. For starters I would check if the clock spring(fca may call it something different, ford calls it steering control module) is different for trucks with heated wheel.

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