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    little cover under ashtray

    hi i am wondering if someone can help me a little,
    i have a 1.6 sxi mk4 astra and under the ashtray there is a cover and under that there are 3 or 4 connectors (cant remember lol)
    i have posted a picture can someone please tell me what they are for,
    many thanks

    http://s1219.photobucket.com/albums/...img1381xd7.jpg

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    Wiring for heated seat switches, possibly also wiring for a traction control button.
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    as above, the wiring connectors found here are usually all of the following or a combination of:

    * Traction Control switch - Blue
    * Heated Seat switches (x2) - Green & Black
    * Automatic Transmission connectors - Blue

    Obviously, these connectors are only for those models with that feature as standard (or retro fitted)

    For instance, fitting a traction control switch will have no effect on your car as TC was never an option on this model.

    Fitting this switch however to a 2.0 Turbo model would enable the TC to be deactivated at the press of a button etc.

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    what about fitting the heated seats button?

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    Quote Originally Posted by storey_mk4 View Post
    what about fitting the heated seats button?

    SEE: "Obviously, these connectors are only for those models with that feature as standard (or retro fitted)"


    Obviously you dont have heated seats as standard, but if you were to fit them (thus retro fitted) then they would of course come with the accompanying switch which could then be hooked up to the wiring loom under the panel in question.

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    ok sorry about that mate,
    one more question if i wanted half leather seats which astra would i find them in?
    cheers

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    Theres a vast selection of different leather options. Full leather, half leather, part leather/part alcantara, 2 tone full leather etc etc etc

    The majority were found in coupe and cab models with some cost options in other hatch/saloon models with the half leather Recaros from the GSi models and the optional heated full leather from some of the GSi models.

    Half leather are generally speaking non heated, whereas full leather "usually" is heated.

    Best place to look is ebay or the Vxl breakers not to mention the classifieds on here, migweb and the other Vxl or Astra forums

    HTH

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    You might have the plugs there for the switches to be fitted to, but it doesn't mean that the loom is full all the way to the seats. I had to do the wiring myself when I put heated leathers in.

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    that is very true

    but i didnt mention this as the thread seemed too theoretical at this stage

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