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Old 01-09-2019, 11:07 AM   #1
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Heated Front Left Seat

This morning, I tried to turn on the heat for my left front seat. The light turned red for a moment while pushing it and then shut right off. In 16 years of ownership, never had this issue. Any ideas?
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Old 01-09-2019, 11:30 AM   #2
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This morning, I tried to turn on the heat for my left front seat. The light turned red for a moment while pushing it and then shut right off. In 16 years of ownership, never had this issue. Any ideas?
Did you check the fuse? How about the passenger side... is that heating/light remaining on?
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There is a relay under the seat bottom. The one on your seat may have failed. If the heating on your passenger seat works, swap the relays. If the driver seat heater work after the swap you need a new relay.
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There is a relay under the seat bottom. The one on your seat may have failed. If the heating on your passenger seat works, swap the relays. If the driver seat heater work after the swap you need a new relay.
Great info!
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