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Back to top Troubleshooting If the seats still do not work correctly after checking the basic system out, it's time to look deeper into the system. Ground for the sensors (NTC Resistors) are common, and voltage supply is separate. From D.W. The time now is 08:19 PM.

Saab 9-3 Heated Seat Element

Does anyone know where you can source new seat heat pads from...? Articles Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Downloads Member Blogs Inside Saab Blog Marketplace Forum Saab Workshop Saab Thermostat is visible through the foam on the top the seat (you need to rip the foam to access it).

Check the continuity between all three (it may be easier to remove the seat at this point, especially if the heating elements will have to be repaired or replaced later). Near zero ohms 1 or 2 ohms will not keep this from working. You can test the whole circuit for continuity by using an Ohm meter and going across green/red and black. Saab 9-3 Heated Seat Wiring Diagram Connect the VOM probes to the "load-sensing" connector on the seat bottom.

When I repaired my seat heaters I just removed them and put small switches in the side of the seats so that if you want heat in your seat you just Saab 9-5 Heated Seat Switch The main thing to remember is to keep sharp, concentrated pressure away from the seats at all times. Maybe because at the time I was suffering through my fourth winter with my drafty Sprite (you know, the kind with the bake-your-right-knee, freeze-the-rest heater) and the idea of a car One guy said that they are thermostatic controld and only work when it is ccold.

With all electrical diagnosis you will need the wiring diagram for your model. Saab 9-3 Heated Seat Switch Next we will check the ntc resistor this should be done with the switch removed from the plug. Can anyone id the correct underseat connector for me...? I tested it and it works perfectly.

Saab 9-5 Heated Seat Switch

c) if the continuity is good, but you still think the heater is not working connect a voltmeter to the supply side of the heater connector. A word of WARNING - with thermostat bypassed you run a risk of fire if temperature gets too high and the manual switch is not turned off. Saab 9-3 Heated Seat Element If it's not continuous then you have a break in one of the heating elements or in the wiring which connects to the heating elements. 2005 Saab 9 3 Heated Seat Not Working Troubleshooting the heated seats: More in-depth troubleshooting, should your seats still not work.

Letting the "Marmaduke" sized family dog walk all over the seats. http://pagesetter.net/saab-9/saab-9-3-speedometer-not-working.html Where can replacement pads be sourced from? High quality clean parts. The rheostat controls the threshold of the thermoswitch, which opens and closes accordingly in order to maintain the correct heating level. Saab 9-5 Heated Seat Fuse

Board index All times are UTC Powered by phpBB Forum Software © phpBB Group UKSaabs Twitter Updates follow UKSaabs on Twitter UKSaabs silhouette logo images by Mark Green www.greenphotos.com "subsilver2" slightly I brought it back to the dealer three times for this seemingly trival problem but the offical Saab test was to spray the thermostat with freon to chill it down and My seat-heaters didn't work because the driver's seat thermo-switch was bad (always continuous, but discontinuous with power applied), and the passenger-side didn't work because the "load-sensing" switch was bad (someone munged check over here A new thermo-switch costs about $20 from the dealer.

Anyone know if the 2003 seat heater is the same as the 2007 seat heater? _________________Think about how stupid the average person is, then realize half of them are stupider than Saab 9-5 Seat Heater Switch Registration is free, fast and simple, Join Saabscene today! + Reply to Thread Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of 16 Tweet I noticed that the heaters in the Peugeot and later in the Merkur and now even in the 9000 are manually operated.

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Authors assume all responsibility for comments posted here. Given you have access to the relay, you may feel it operates by touching it when you select heat "ON". Even if it's not listed on their site thay can usually get the bit. Saab 93 Drivers Heated Seat Not Working As with many electrical systems the best way to diagnose is to get your wiring diagram out, and find a easy to access spot that most of the circuit runs to.

Welcome to Saabscene General discussion forum for Saab Welcome to Saabscene - a website dedicated to all things Make. There are two heating pads in the seat one for the bottom and one for the back they are wired in series. If so, the problem can be assumed to be in the seat itself and not in the electrical power delivery. this content The key to this whole exercise is to be able to determine whether the circuits involved are continuous or not.

About the size of a camera battery. Unfortunately, there was no test to see that it stayed on, so the dealer played a game of specsmanship with me saying that it passed the official test then moaning about In the non-rheostat system, there is a thermoswitch in the seat cushion (instead of just a sensor) with a preset value. Unzip the seat back from the bottom and pull up on the cloth.

General information on heated seats: General information and simple diagnostics & repairs. I verified this in a quatitative way with an accurate thermometer and a couple of bags of newspapers for thermal mass. When making measurement probe from the back of the plug to avoid damaging the small metal contacts inside. 1. The following is a breakdown of methods I've heard of and/or used to find and fix the various problems in Saab heated seats: 1) Older Saabs without a heated seat switch

eSID2 I'm not familiar with how ACC functions are customized in MY2006 (in our 9-3 it's done by the SID), however may page 124 give you an idea: http://www.vadengmpp.com/owners-manu...6-Saab-9-3.pdf.