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How to check if seats are heated?

Matt T Jul 24, 2008

  1. Matt T

    Matt T Bumble Bee

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    Without being in the car, obviously. Any differences in the plug or something?

    Cheers
     
  2. Matt T

    Matt T Bumble Bee

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    Checked the seats, they have 3 plugs on the bottom, red, yellow and black. Any help?
     
  3. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

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    Easiest way to check is to see if it has heated seat switches.

    If yours is a facelift they'll be underneath the climate control, and if it's a pre-facelift it'll be above the radio either side of the traction control light.
     
  4. Matt T

    Matt T Bumble Bee

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    No no no, the seats in question are in my dining room:laugh: I know the ones in the car are heated
     
  5. j4jon

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    Can you have a look at the ones in the car and see how many plugs they have?
     
  6. j4jon

    j4jon Member

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    Or you could take the seats apart and see if they have the heated pads, but I don't think thats really a sensible idea
     
  7. ash_s3

    ash_s3 Active Member

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    There should be a holder underneath for all the connectors
    If i remember correctly there are 4 plugs as there are spaces for 4 in the holder, if yours has three id imagine theyre not heated mate
     
  8. ash_s3

    ash_s3 Active Member

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    Should have a Green one aswell buddy, the green must be for the heated part
     
  9. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

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    Right, I thought you were being a bit simple if you couldn't see the switches!

    The green connector should be the one for the heated seats if I remember correctly.

    What seats have you got out of interest?
     
  10. ash_s3

    ash_s3 Active Member

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    Hes got full black leather Recaros in the house, Yellow and Black in the car :thumbsup:
     
  11. Matt T

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    Yup, i was told they were heated but never mind they were free anyway.

    Gonna sell the black and try to get hold of silver to swap with the yellow.
     
  12. j4jon

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    How much would you want for the black ones as I may know somebody whos interested?
    You can pm me if you prefer
     
  13. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

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    Where were the black seats originally from? I know someone who's been after some black leathers for a while.
     
  14. alijames

    alijames Active Member

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    Hi,

    I have a complete black heated leather interior, including door cards, except for the passenger seat available if anyone is interested. I had a faulty passenger seat and ended up having to buy a complete interior...

    I may also be prepared to split if say anyone wants a drivers seat replacement.

    Either post or pm if interested.

    Cheers,
     
  15. ash_s3

    ash_s3 Active Member

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    Keep the yellow mate! Silver is so common on black S3's.

    Sell the black leather for atleast £600 if its in good condition and spend the money on a remap!!
     

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