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    control car via pc

    is there any (relatively simple) way to control some things in the car with a pc. such as the a/c or radio/cd. How about lock/unlock etc.. I just thought it would be more convenient that way to have all the controls on one touch screen.

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    Yes if you have ODBII or Ibus on the car. Otherwise, you have to use relays.
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    If it's stuck, force it. If it breaks it needed replacing anyway

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    I thought OBDII is only connected to engine ECU

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    Nope ODBII also have connections to your door, window control etc as well. So you can unlock/lock your door. Bring your windows up and down as well. You just have to send out the right signal.
    - Lwin M. Maung
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    Hmm ok thanks...I guess I didnt see the parts where it say you can control alot of car electronics through OBDII. I dont have one thats probably why I never bother to look deeper into it.

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