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    Default Help with overhead DVD installation in Suburban w/ overhead rear a/c controls.

    A friend gave me his old overhead DVD player that he had used in his Suburban. His Suburban had the rear a/c controls on the back of the center console, but mine has the a/c controls on the back of the dome light. My children are small enough that they're not controlling the a/c on their own, so I was thinking about just putting the DVD player up and capping the wires to the a/c controls for now. I'm not electrically inclined, though. So, I am just hoping to get opinions about whether this would work or if there would be any potential problems I should be aware of.

    Thanks in advance.
    2001 Chevy Suburban K1500

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    Was his system a factory system? As far as I can remember some years had a differant roof patteren so it might not fit right, As for just unpluging the Factory Ac controls it might send a bad singal to the computer. Just not sure.. what year was his Sub and your truck?

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    Mine is a 2001. His was same body style, but I don't know what year exactly. Sorry, I don't have pics. The box with the dome light & a/c controls is roughly the same size as the DVD player so I wasn't really worried about whether it would fit (maybe I should be?). When I get home tonight, I may take some pics (unless I just jump right in and see what happens). I was thinking I would still be able to control the rear a/c from the front overhead console without any trouble.

    Thanks.

    ---------- Post added at 05:18 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:16 PM ----------

    And to answer your other question, no it was not a factory system. I can't remember the brand of the DVD player right now though.

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