Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by Nillbymouth » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:12 pm

Nillbymouth wrote:
JamieM wrote:So Nillbymouth, you might want to check that you have the 4-pin (all black) switch, even though you have 4 wires in the harness! :thumright:
Yes, I've got a black switch with the white top part where the connector plugs into.....time to buy a new switch....
Got a new switch from the Mazda dealer in Edinburgh today for £18.73. A 5 minute job to fit it and....


I have cruise control :D

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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by PeteH » Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:15 pm

Mazda are about to have a sudden panic that they have a serious reliability issue with the brake light switch...... :P
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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by binghamf6 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:11 pm

Had an other go at it today (check the switches and wiring in the week had to redo the wire in the ecu connector all ok) so I tried setting the baud rate to 38400 and got a buffer error but I now have cruise main light on the dash so just need to see if works when I test drive it (have already replaced the brake light switch to a 4 pin and added the wiring for it ) so many thanks Jamie good work.
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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by WaferShaf » Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:38 am

New 4 pin brake light switch arrived and fitted.

Horrible last photo, but it's to show "cruise" lit in green and cruise control operational!!

Thanks once again to JamieM, clever clever clever!! Hard times, but modest donation made in appreciation of your efforts!

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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by JamieM » Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:27 am

Thanks very much :D
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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by MR_E » Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:00 am

This looks great! I havent even looked at my car yet to see if i have the correct switches or if my crappy bluetooth ELM will work. But does anyone know if the mazda 6 sport steering wheel would work. If I got one bare like this would my airbag fit? I'm guessing not by the looks of a complete one?
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Complete http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mazda-6-sport ... Sw2gxYpK55

Update:

Using this old Bluetooth Adaptor
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On a 2004 231, using a Win10 x64 Laptop.

I got....
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However, my brake switch is a white plug with just two wires, so guess i need one of those (And also the correct Steering Wheel!) before i can test fully! But looking good so far, many thanks!! :)
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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by JamieM » Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:00 pm

Excellent :thumleft: Did it not print out your full VIN or have you just blanked it out for the photo? (it doesn't matter, but if there's a cosmetic bug displaying the VIN I'll look into it ;))

Yeah I think a Mazda 6 wheel works (don't know about the "sport" version, but the standard one), the button "pods" are a different shape though so you have to fit the whole wheel. Not sure about air bag. Think it's a different shape too. I know of a couple of people who went down that route though, check out this thread for the hardware side of the mod, some interesting posts relating to your question: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=7129&start=100#p1018668

They used the whole wheel + airbag. Also viewtopic.php?f=6&t=56965&start=50#p1013420 ;)
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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by qwakers » Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:08 pm

i did it too, the rx8 airbag DOES NOT fit. which is a shame.

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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by JamieM » Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:23 am

Just uploaded a new version (2.1), very minor changes.

No change to main execution, but the ELM327 baud rate auto-detection has been improved, meaning that hopefully less people should need to use the --baud option now, it should "just work" in auto mode for more people.

Also tweaked some of the time delays so that they are a bit more lenient, automatically increasing if errors occur. I've had requests on the FORScan forum for this, as theoretically rx8cc should work on some other Mazdas with very similar data, e.g. the 2006 Mazda 3, but the delays were set up for an RX-8 which seems to have a faster responding ECU, and thus timed out on the Mazda 3. No difference for RX-8 users.

Also un-hid the --log option, since there's no reason for it to be secret and I've told loads of people about it now anyway. It now appears in the help text (--help or -h).
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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by smharris480 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:12 am

Hey guys

I'm sure this has already been mentioned, but..

I bought a cheap USB ELM237 clone off fleabay and was struggling running JamieM's programme. I honestly thought my wiring was wrong!!!

After reading through this thread it was mentioned to change the baudrate to 38400

This worked like a charm and I too now have working cruise control, albeit with a Mazda6 steering wheel. Which I quite like

On a side note, my 6 steering wheel came with a single stage airbag... So I fitted a 2R2 resistor in the orange airbag connector which is then clipped into an already fitted retainer on the rear of the airbag...

Hope this helps

Sorry!! No photos..

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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by Kaks07 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:54 pm

Right Long overdue. Thanks to Jamie and his efforts and his step by step guide along with Josh from RR with all wiring - I was finally able to unlock my cruise control. Cheers for everything lads. Appreciate it. Keep rocking! :mrgreen: :thumleft:

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Re: Enabling Cruise Control on the S1 - As-Built Data Mod

Post by warpc0il » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:40 pm

We have a winner =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
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