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Old 10-20-2009, 11:37 AM
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Question BluePower BLP-890 gps causing climate control issues?

Hello all, I just bought the BluePower BLP-890 and I just finished installing it, but now my rear defrost, and heated seats buttons on the actual climate control panel don't work. The heated seats are now permanetly on unless I remove the fuse (because the buttons don't work to turn them off, they're not even lit up, nor function.) Also when I press the rear defrost button (even though it's not functioning, or lit up, I hear a clicking in the back when I press the rear defrost button.)I wasn't sure why this was happening, so I checked all of the fuses and they were all fine. I even went out and looked for a new climate control panel, found one and spent nearly a $100 on it, and it did not fix the problem.I'm not sure what to do, has anyone heard of this problem, is it even the BluePower HU? Please, if anyone can help, it is already in the 40's in Chicago, and the rear defrost does not currently work. Thanks so much in advance,BrianP.S. I don't really want to go back to the stock unit.
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Let's start by naming year and model of your vehicle. Describe in detail your installation since we are under the impression all your problems occurred after the install.
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Old 11-02-2009, 08:54 PM
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I'm assuming you did the install your self?
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Let's start by naming year and model of your vehicle. Describe in detail your installation since we are under the impression all your problems occurred after the install.
2001 S60 -I did the install myself, to start off with.I took out the climate control, then the stock HU.I then did the install of the BluePower unit, I also hooked up their ipod cable, and their gps antenna. I am pretty sure I hooked up everything correctly! I then hooked the climate control back up, started my car, to test it out, and that's when I noticed that the lights were no longer on the rear defrost, or the heated seats. When I push the heated seats buttons, I get nothing, no lights or anything. The heated seats are permanently on, unless the fuses are removed.The rear defrost button when pushed makes a clicking sound in the back seat, but it does not come on or stay on automatically like the heated seats. I have also noticed one more problem, the mirrors used to be heated, and I think they no longer work from this climate control issue?If you need any other info, please reply.Thanks,Brian
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:30 AM
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Try calling blue power, they may be able to help assuming that they have English speaking customer support :P
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Try calling blue power, they may be able to help assuming that they have English speaking customer support :P
I contacted them and they said "they have never heard of this problem."
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Forgot one thing... There was no need for any wiring harness either. These HU are made specifically For Volvo.
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Forgot one thing... There was no need for any wiring harness either. These HU are made specifically For Volvo.
Did you disconnect the battery before you removed climate control?
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Did you disconnect the battery before you removed climate control?
The first time, I did.... The second time, I didn't.
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The first time, I did.... The second time, I didn't.
Get a code reader and see if any codes pop up. Next if necessary reinstall factory radio. Need to see if the problem is related to the install, or just a coincidence. Keep us posted.
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