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Re: Fiat Marea HLX Mk2 Cruise Control

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I got my project from earlier post to pretty much done.
Cruise on 155 HLX weekend (little speedo with arrow on the "odometer").
Currently only on membrane switch, but I got BMW E66 cruise stalk that fits under the indicators.
Throttle is actuated by servo on the pedal as 155 is fly by wire throttle, but it is more precise than using my foot on small movements.
thanks for the reply..
I don't fully understand what the 1234 membrane actually does..,

but the cruise icon on the LCD panel - I'd not consider looking there..,
I'll have to reconnect MES to my JTD..I was looking for a lit bulb
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Re: Fiat Marea HLX Mk2 Cruise Control

1234 is just the default membrane switch logos, they are: Stop, Start/set, - and +.
As for the cruise icon, that is all custom, the original odometer has been replaced by microcontroller+lcd that talks to the ECU and has cruise builtin.
Nothing on the original ECU.
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Re: Fiat Marea HLX Mk2 Cruise Control

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WEIRD I thought ALL Marea's were the modern system..
my 1999 105 had 2 x full remote keys
My understanding was that all *facelift* models had no red key, my TD100 certainly had a red key.
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Re: Fiat Marea HLX Mk2 Cruise Control

Might need some of your experiences with my quest for cruise..

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Re: Fiat Marea HLX Mk2 Cruise Control

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Might need some of your experiences with my quest for cruise..

Charlie
You mean me? Or someone with Lybra ECU cruise builtin?

Also here is picture of the stalk installed.

Not the greatest on hilly terrain as it only updates ~1.5 times a second because the communication to the ECU is not the fastest. Cruise might run 3x the speed if the speed/fuel consumption is disabled to reduce the message count.
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Re: Fiat Marea HLX Mk2 Cruise Control

Im still looking to retro.fit cruise to one of my older cars..

Garages are quoting @500.. the value of the cars..


Found a 'kit' for @180..

Might consider it.. then attempt to clone it for cheap onto a grande..

Somebody used a basic touchpad controlled system on a bravo-marea on here a few years ago.
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