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Old 22nd May 2018, 09:36 AM
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Default A8 D3 sports seat (for my man cave) Wiring up ?

bought a pair of seats as above
i want to steel frame mount them together
but 1st
how do i wire them up to work on all buttons ?
the D2 ones are simple but not these i think they are can-bus wired
not sure how
any ideas please ?
do i need to post in D3 electrics ?
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Old 22nd May 2018, 01:51 PM
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Hmmm.

D3 seats have component protection. 'Essential' seat adjustments may well work, but others won't.

D2 ones are a simple single +12V feed and away you go.....
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D2 ones are a simple single +12V feed and away you go.....
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CP will kick in if the authorisation module tells it to. Since it's not connect to any other subsystems you may be lucky. Hook it up to some power. Pins D11 & C11 are T30. Pins D12 & C12 are T31.

Doubt it's that simple but worth a first try.
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what are these please as i am no lecky

Pins D11 & C11 are T30. Pins D12 & C12 are T31
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Thankyou i will proceed with caution
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well i was a bit scared as i am no motor electrician
so i gave sharkperformance in mansfield a call as i do some work for them
Ben sorted it within 5 mins, 2 12v feeds + 1 earth
done
nothing else mattered
im so chuffed they work great..
no component protection or canbus problems
almost as simple as D2 seats
thanks all for your advice
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Good to know. Thanks for the update
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