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Has anybody installed a aftermarket wheel if so is there anyway to keep the cruise control? 2012 Chevy Malibu LS no idea on any brand wheel just trying to figure out if it can be done
 

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If you're not afraid of some DIY wiring, it should be a simple mod electrically. The challenge would be housing the switches.

Electrically, the on/off, set/decel, and resume/accel buttons use very simple circuitry. The wheel uses only 3 wires (hot, ground, signal) to make it work. The ground is for the LED to indicate that it is powered on, the power is on a DPST switch with one pole turning on the LED and the other pole enabling the switches. The signal wire carries a constant signal that goes through 3 resistors in series. When resume switch is pressed, it takes juice directly from the power switch and jumps around the first resistor, effectively shorting across it and eliminating it from the circuit, which the BCM reads as a larger voltage. The set switch jumps around the second resistor. The third resistor remains in the circuit at all times.

If you measure the total resistance, then the resistance with one switch pressed, then the other, and then both, you'll be able to figure out what the resistors are. From that, you can build a small board and mount some switches wherever you'd like, including somewhere on this aftermarket wheel. If that wheel comes with switches where you have to finish the wiring, then all you'd need to do is add the resistors and Bob's Your Uncle!
 

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Air bag system will be more of an issue. Not worth it IMO if your not big time up to speed with those systems. You do not want to set off any or the other ones.
 
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