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    Steering wheel controls

    Im changing my standard stereo for a kenwood unit and ive been told i need to get a connector from halfords to make the steering wheel controls work. Is that all i need?? And will it work on any kenwood unit??

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    You will need the steering wheel adaptor for your car and then the patch lead for your headunit. Not all kenwood headunits have the ability to link up to the steering controls

    Also halfords isn't the only place you can buy them

    Post your headunit model number here and we can confirm if it can take steering wheel controls or not
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    its not the best of headunits just borrowing off the birds mum. its a kenwood kdc-309a. im fitting it because ive been told the standard headunit wont fit into the lower din slot is this true because i would rather keep the standard unit.

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    Diagrams show it should have a single blue/yellow for steering wheel controls

    Standard stereo should fit in the lower din slot if the wires are long enough. You may need to remove the glovebox to drop them down for as much extra wire as possible. Yes the cage won't be able to screw in at the back but a aftermarket one doesn;t at all in either slot
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    Yeah ive found the the blue/yellow wire its got a label on saying REMO CONT does this sound right??. Is the adaptor an expensive item would you know??

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    Thats the one

    Exect to pay around £35 for the 2 parts of the adaptor you need
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    yeah thanks autosparks youve been a big help. just to fit it now!!

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