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cooked butt!

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by blackwood, Nov 14, 2005.

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    Hi Guys,
    Does anybody know anything about heated seats? The driver's seat in my A4 suddenly got VERY hot! Even on position 1 after only a couple of minutes the base is so hot that it feels like my butt is on fire... I guess it must be thermostatically controlled,and it's given up... Please could somebody tell me if my suspicion's are correct,and where to find the offending item? Is this something I can do myself (fairly competent),or is it a main stealer job?
    Thanx for taking the time to read this,and thanx for any suggestions you may have...

    Regards Blackwood /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif
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    IIRC the seats are controlled by a variable resistor, not thermostat.

    Is there a hot spot, or is the whole seat cooking? what about the back of the seat, is that normal, or cooking too?
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    Hi,
    Thanx for the reply,there is a hotspot,right on my left buttock cheek! I had wondered if this means that the element is broken in some way.. The rest of the seat seems to work as it should,but that particular part is unbearable!

    Cheers, Blackwood /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
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