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Front driver heated seat not working!

Hey guys,

So my 2011 GC Limited has always been great. But recently the front driver heated seats stopped working (which I use a lot!). When I press the button it maybe stays illuminated for 5 mins then shuts off. Then it will just immediately shut off. This leads me to believe there is some short somewhere. I looked at the connections under the seat and did not see any obvious fraying of wires etc. Anyone had this issue or know a quick fix by chance?

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Re: Front driver heated seat not working!

The heated element in my 2011 stopped working last winter. The driver's seat also required replacing. I learned there was a second component that plugged into the heating element. The dealer replaced my heating parts and labor under the extended warranty. I was responsible for the seat cover. There are other posts on this site regarding the heated seats.
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Re: Front driver heated seat not working!

I'm having the same issue with my 2011 Overland. Heated front drivers seat no longer functions. I press the button and sometimes in turns off after a few seconds sometimes it stays on a little longer.


With the Winter months approaching here in New England, it would be nice to have heated seats again.


Anyone with a fix other than an expensive trip to the stealership?


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Re: Front driver heated seat not working!

Purchase the heating element at a reduced price and replace it yourself.
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Re: Front driver heated seat not working!

That's the plan if necessary.
Anyone have the schematic or manual for the seats to replace the heating pads or other items?If I had the diagrams or wiring schematic I might be able to check the wires to at least see if its the elements or other item.

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That's the plan if necessary.
Anyone have the schematic or manual for the seats to replace the heating pads or other items?If I had the diagrams or wiring schematic I might be able to check the wires to at least see if its the elements or other item.

Thanks.
http://site.justforjeeps.com/guide/82211223.pdf basically get the jist of what you have to do.

http://www.justforjeeps.com/heatedseats.html
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That's awesome!

Now I can at least look underneath the seat and test the connection to start and know how to replace if I need to.

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