Column Integrated Modules

Column Integrated Modules

Merit’s Column Integrated Modules (CIM) integrate security and convenience features in a single steering column module. Simplifying manufacturability with plug and play installation, CIMs offer interchangeable levers for left-and right-hand drive vehicles ...

A product of complex switching technology and electronic knowledge, Merit has been producing column integrated and steering column modules for over a decade. Always focused on customer requirements, Merit can include not only stalk switches, but also accessory controls, semi-automatic gear box controls, and angle sensor for electronic stability protection and electric steering system.

The Merit Advantage

  • Optimized overall system cost
  • Reduced assembly cost at vehicle manufacturer’s plants
  • Reduction of wiring complexity, leads and connections
  • Modularity (plug and play levers )
  • High angle sensor accuracy
  • Customization of TALCS (touch, appearance, lighting, color, sound)
  • Integration of new functions: Gearshift, lane departure warning interface
  • Optional vehicle interface through serial network

Benefits

  • Stalk switches
  • Plug-in optional control switches
  • Clock spring
  • Ignition Switch
  • Pedal Position Switch
  • Steering angle sensor
  • Lighting control
  • Integrated electronic interface
  • Integrated immobilizer
  • Integrated RF key fob receiver
  • Heated wheel
  • Self-diagnostic capability
  • Fixed hub application available
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Merit column integrated modules integrate security and convenience features in a single module.