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Old 07-13-2017, 12:18 AM
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One way to tell if they're working on an 05+ would probably be the presence of a dip switch or jumper on the board. Metra uses the same board for 03-04 and 05+ and there's a simple jumper to toggle between the functionality of the two. It's unlikely that Scosche would use a different control board for the newer ones, so they'd go with a similar solution to toggle.

If there's no toggle, they'd have to program differently for the different year ranges, which is more expensive to do.
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So, I received the dash kit, but they sent me the dual climate control, instead of single. Will it still work with my car that has single zone climate control?
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Old 07-14-2017, 08:45 PM
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So, I received the dash kit, but they sent me the dual climate control, instead of single. Will it still work with my car that has single zone climate control?
Yes it'll work. The zone control button just won't do anything.
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Here are some pictures of the Gun Metal trim kit that I received. As you can see the color is very different than the picture shown on Scosche's website. The color also varies depending on lighting.

NOTE: I paid $139.95 (with no sales tax + free ground shipping) for my Scosche trim kit from an online store called Pacific Stereo. If you search for the item on their website, you won't find it. But I found a direct link to the item:

https://www.pacificstereo.com/scosche-ii1652gmszb.html

You can subsitute "ii1652gmszb" for the specific trim kit model you're looking for. All the model numbers can be seen on the last picture below.

















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Neat, I went with the pewter. I'll post some pictures when it is done as well, for comparison on the willow interior.
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I'm returning my Metra piece of crap and getting this.

I only see single climate control models available on amazon. I don't really care about having dual climate but will it still work on a dual climate system?
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Old 07-22-2017, 03:53 PM
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Yes, you lose the dual zone capability.

There is a write up somewhere to make a single zone one into a dual zone one.
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I'm returning my Metra piece of crap and getting this.

I only see single climate control models available on amazon. I don't really care about having dual climate but will it still work on a dual climate system?
Yes, it'll work.

It's safe to say that the difference is only the plastic button for the DUAL function on the scosche kits, however, whether you can simply modify the button to press whatever's under the plastic exterior is unknown until somebody disassembles it.
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:02 AM
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I'm returning my Metra piece of crap and getting this.

I only see single climate control models available on amazon. I don't really care about having dual climate but will it still work on a dual climate system?
Why not go to Pacific Stereo or Google the part numbers for the dual control units and get what you want? No need to limit yourself to Amazon.
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Why not go to Pacific Stereo or Google the part numbers for the dual control units and get what you want? No need to limit yourself to Amazon.
I did that but Pacific doesn't even seem to carry it anymore. The previous poster got a hell of a deal. I wanted to use amazon for Prime but in the end I wen't ahead and ordered from car ID for 216 i believe.

I had the Metra kit but the AC controls were busted (even after the jumper fix and calling tech support. A shame because I wrapped it nicely in CF vinyl.

After seeing the pics of the Scoshe AC controls I just decided to return the metra.
I'll report back with pics.
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