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I have a 2017 LT. Interested in adding the heated steering wheel....Any one try this? Is it possible for a reasonable cost?

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I remember folks were taking fancy steering wheels from totally different cars and putting them on their Cobalt.

Has anyone tried taking a gen ii wheel with heat and tried wiring it up to the gen i?
 

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How about a set of heated gloves instead?
 

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I have a 2017 LT. Interested in adding the heated steering wheel....Any one try this? Is it possible for a reasonable cost?

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-M
Check with the dealer. If the present steering wheel and column are not factory wired, I wouldn't go for it because the labor for the wheel replacement and the wiring will be too high. The next best thing is to salvage a steering wheel and column from a damaged Volt and do it yourself or with a mechanic. As posted by others, use gloves or a heated cover.

There is one one: move south and drive warm all year, as I do.
 

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Check with the dealer. If the present steering wheel and column are not factory wired, I wouldn't go for it because the labor for the wheel replacement and the wiring will be too high. The next best thing is to salvage a steering wheel and column from a damaged Volt and do it yourself or with a mechanic. As posted by others, use gloves or a heated cover.

There is one one: move south and drive warm all year, as I do.
I live in southern California. I use my heated steering wheel a lot. All winter long. It often gets down to a blustery 45 degrees here during the winter.

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I live in southern California. I use my heated steering wheel a lot. All winter long. It often gets down to a blustery 45 degrees here during the winter.

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LOL winter in Southern California.

I just got my 2017 Volt. I only see myself using the heated steering wheel when its in the 20s. I love cold weather.

To add the heated steering function, you'd have to at least get a steering wheel with the heating function. I bet from there, its just plug and play. My 2 cents.
 

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LOL winter in Southern California.

I just got my 2017 Volt. I only see myself using the heated steering wheel when its in the 20s. I love cold weather.

To add the heated steering function, you'd have to at least get a steering wheel with the heating function. I bet from there, its just plug and play. My 2 cents.
BTW, I grew up in Michigan, so I am well aware of what sub-zero temperatures feel like. Still remember one week in January 1994 when it was -18 with wind chill of -40. Not a fun week. My college was closed for the entire week, but we were pretty much stuck at home so ...

Having lived in California for 15 years now, I've gotten soft. The word they use here is accustomed. The first winter was so awesome. When temperature dropped below 60, everyone was bringing out their down jackets. I was still wearing shorts and laughing at them. Then starting with the second winter, anytime the temperature dropped below 60, I was bringing out the down jacket like everyone else. Sad but true.

I actually don't use the heated steering wheel that much. Maybe 10x last winter. I used my heated seats all the time. We had 25 days this past winter when the temperature was in the 30s. That's frigid weather for California. When you're used to 80 degree weather, anything below 40 is super cold.
 
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