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Old 02-14-2008, 08:39 PM   #1
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I have a 2000 Bonneville SSEi with driver and passenger seat heaters. When i go to turn on the drivers side heater the light will come on for only a second and then shuts off. It will shut off if it is either turned on high or low. I had already checked the fuse and it is fine. with these cold days it would come in handy some days. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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The heating element in the seat is most likely your culprit. To fix it a new element set will have to be put in. Everything that I've seen points to just putting a new kit in while leaving the old one attached to the seat cover. Mine hasn't worked since I bought mine in October. Passengers seem to enjoy their side though...
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This is a thread where a repair was done to the seat heater.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=91703
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Pardon the interruption to this thread, but I just HAVE to give Archon a high five! As I read the thread I was thinking... "now wasn't there a recent posting where someone actually repaired a heated seat..."

Then low and behold, Archon posts a link to it!

This isn't the first time that the always dependable Archon has come through for BCers. I Just want to make sure you know how much I appreciate your consistency and reliability. We all know we can count on you. This is like the 500th time I've had that thought, so this time I had to say something!

So Archon, Thanks for looking out for all of us!
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Thanks, Hawk. I try to help out where I can. It is nice to hear when things are appreciated.
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Thanks for the link Archon! Your work is definately appreciated!
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