Can I put a sierra climate control in my tahoe?

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Currently have a 2012 tahoe lt with automatic temp control. I want to go manual control, looks like I would prefer the sierra controls with single temp dial..

Will it work?

doesn't look like it..delete this post unless someone knows how!
 
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I think the wiring is different along with the actuators. Not because one is a Tahoe and the other a Sierra, because of the different kinds of climate control.

What's wrong with your automatic control?

Those who are always fidgeting with the controls wear the system out sooner than those who set the temperature and wait until the cab has reached the desired temperature.
 

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Currently have a 2012 tahoe lt with automatic temp control. I want to go manual control, looks like I would prefer the sierra controls with single temp dial..

Will it work?

doesn't look like it..delete this post unless someone knows how!
sell it and buy a lower trim level with manual control, you theoretically could change them but you would have to tear the vehicle dash apart and replace everything, not even worth the hassle in any way shape or form.
 
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Just a peeve of mine, always liked manual controls. Quick fan and temp control, dont have to look for tiny buttons and push them 10 times to change temp/fan/position. Funny the manual controls all look less worn than the auto! Anyhow, it looks like I am stuck..

Thank you Swath and Doub for the responses. I know I've looked through posts from you two. Doubelieve, I'm in Sacramento so we close.
 

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Just a peeve of mine, always liked manual controls. Quick fan and temp control, dont have to look for tiny buttons and push them 10 times to change temp/fan/position. Funny the manual controls all look less worn than the auto! Anyhow, it looks like I am stuck..

Thank you Swath and Doub for the responses. I know I've looked through posts from you two. Doubelieve, I'm in Sacramento so we close.
I’m the other way around. Car and driver did a feature on this years ago and demonstrated that setting automatic controls to your target final temperature (mine is set to 72 winter and 68 summer) and leaving them alone is the fastest way to cold or hot. I love not having to mess with tweaking the dials constantly. But to each their own, for sure.
 
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All for differences of opinion/preference.
To clarify, it's buttons vs dials that bothers me.

My method:
Full blast hot or cold until it's more than enough, then turn it down.
Usually a quick fan twist, temp twist, or a/c-recirc button.. hardly taking eyes off the road.
Don't like little buttons and waiting 5 seconds for the temp to change

So for me, the benefits of auto don't outweigh having buttons.
 

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