Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

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Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by swiss1984 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:44 pm

Hi guys,
I’m looking at the possibility of upgrading my standard A/C to dual-zone Climate Control on my 2014 Maxi Life (the Mrs is always too hot/cold - basically the opposite to whatever I am!).
My question is; how easy is it? Is it simply a case of swapping out the control unit in the dash for a dual zone climate control one? Or are their other factors involved? Temp sensors, etc...?
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Re: Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by Doc » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:19 pm

The climate control air box behind the dash will need changing to go to dual zone.
Look for tommyzooom's photos of when he did his A/C retrofit to gauge the scale of the task of just swapping that.
Some extra sensors and the dual zone climate control panel will also need added but that's the easy part.
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Re: Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by Caddydaft » Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:27 pm

Hi Doc,
I have a complete VW Touran that I bought. I’m looking to change the dash and add the duel zone climate control. My van already has air con but it’s manual heater controls. Is this a lot of work to do or am I just as well changing the dash and forgetting about the duel zone?


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Re: Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by Doc » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:07 pm

For the sake of a few extra hours work and the price of a re-gas of your air conditioning I'd do it.
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Re: Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by Caddydaft » Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:12 pm

Doc, it’s as good as done. I will post pics of it and might be able to help someone else out if it’s not too complicated to explain. Cheers for the info. 🤙🏻


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Re: Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by Wrcpulsar » Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:03 pm

Hi could you give me some info on the wiring you had yo do please ?
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Re: Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by drew667 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:57 pm

Hi, how about a 2016 Caddy i'm intrested just to keep it on the auto i have the dials just they come from a car with heated seats ,what it involves, please do not sent me to some post still can not access,Thanks in advance.

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Re: Standard A/C upgrade to dual-zone Climate Control?

Post by Papa Bear » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:01 pm

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