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Old 11-20-2017, 11:45 PM
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Just disconnect the seating element at the connector and use an ohm meter to check for continuity.


Ah, ok. Will try this later this week.


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^Definitely do a continuity test.

But in the interest of covering all bases... you checked the fuse?
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I did. Was the 1st thing I checked.
Will check the Bentley manual and see it suggests any other fuses besides what the glovebox said.


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Rear heated seats

Ok. I finally got around to checking continuity.
1 plug, 2 wires coming off going to left and right side.

Left to right.
1 brown from each wire on 1 pt
1 Blue yellow
1 brn white
1 ylw white
1 brn ylw.

1 multimeter probe into the brown as grnd.
Grnd + blu/ylw - 10ohms
Grnd + brn/wht- nada
Grnd + ylw/wht- 10ohms
Grnd + brn/ylw - nada.

Are all of them supposed to be closed?
And if 2 are not open how come it doesn't partially work?

Checking them where they plug into the car produces similar results to match the seat harness



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Any ideas what this means?


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Where can I get one of the relays for the rear seat heater. Figure I can try that before I resign to it being the seat element.


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Those numbers make sense, you have 10 ohms on each heating element. The other 2 wires are the temp sensors.
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Those numbers make sense, you have 10 ohms on each heating element. The other 2 wires are the temp sensors.


So where do I look now. If that checks out where else do I look?


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Check for voltage at the element wires. I imagine rear buttons are like the front and a light comes on when you press the button? If there is no light then maybe start checking in that direction. looks like power for rear seat heaters comes from unloader relay so maybe check that.
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Check for voltage at the element wires. I imagine rear buttons are like the front and a light comes on when you press the button? If there is no light then maybe start checking in that direction. looks like power for rear seat heaters comes from unloader relay so maybe check that.


So do the same check, but for voltage this time?
I already checked the switches/buttons and plugs. All seemed well and nothing looked out of place. No damaged wires, nothing.


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