overhead console

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  1. bigfella

    bigfella Full Access Member

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    for those of you who have been looking at or trying to find an overhead console to install, there is one on ebay right now:

    eBay Overhead Console
     
  2. BluPhant

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    I got mine from LKQ as well. I would recommend them. Note that with this one you'll still have to get temp sensor ($30 part) from jeep for it to work right, but even if this goes up in the $60 range, it'd still be a good deal, imho.

    Dont see a lot w/ homelink + sunroof controls.

    -Blu
     
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    I was wondering how easy this would be to install. Is the connectors up there already for wiring? I understand I would have to buy a temp sensor that mounts outside but as far as all the wiring is it already presnt or would all new wiring have to be installed?
     
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    I was wondering how easy this would be to install. Is the connectors up there already for wiring? I understand I would have to buy a temp sensor that mounts outside but as far as all the wiring is it already presnt or would all new wiring have to be installed?

    Edit. I looked into the how-to section after i posted this. It turns out according to Bennets post, and I am going to go by what Bennet says, I need to find an 04 or better unit so this wont work any ways. Am still wondering if the wires would be there to plug into if I do find one for an 04.
     
  5. Marlon_JB2

    Marlon_JB2 Kombat Edition Jeep

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    All '04s have the temp sensor.... you don't need that.
     
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    You will have to make up and run your own wiring harness. If you buy an overhead console, make sure it has a connector (for the module) included along with a short pigtail that you can wire to.

    You do have wiring in place for the lights, however (separate connector).
     
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    my understanding is that '04 also require the console (just for ambient temp to work) to be from 04 because of BCM changes in how the temp sensor information is read
     
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    The documentation for the installation process should be detailed in this thread, however the web page it references is presently down. I actually stored a copy of this page locally some time ago, so I have the page stored here. I will contact the author and request permission to post it here - if Bennett agrees, of course. It's really pretty simple, if you are proficient at soldering in tight quarters.

    -Blu
     
  9. Bennett

    Bennett Active Member Administrator

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    Yea, that would be cool.

    If you want you could mirror it from him. I don't think he authored it, but a guy before him sold his liberty and he ended up with hosting it. Cause I remember years back on JU the guy was asking someone to host it. If someone has it, send it to me.

    Bennett
     
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