I'm just hoping its something simple. Where they cross they are linked together with a metal ring, like the ones in a pigs nose. Seems quite common in the drivers seat which is used more, and particularly if it has been knelt on or something like.Ok so how easy is it to replace this heating e) [on my seat it was easy to find the break - there was a black spot near the thermostat (in the middle of the pad) where the wire had arced this content
Posting summaries from the Saab Network: Various inputs from The Saab Network members. Other than removing from car, I did pretty much exactly what Will described above - no more issues since. In tracking down the possible cause for a non-functioning seat heater, the thing to keep in mind is, "Keep it simple": Inspect the fuses first. The heating element in the seat pads and backrest is comprised of a nichrome wire approximately .025" in diameter.
If there is continuity, the problem is most likely in the seat bottom. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Place your ohm meter probes across pin# 6 and pin # 9. Visit AutoGuide.com today.
I do my best to assure that the above info is correct but take no responsibility for any damages incurred.) Home - Email Feel free to e-mail with any tech This is a common problem. Reply With Quote Promote to Article 19 November 2014 #8 9-3 Aero View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles Saab Nut Join Date 22 Apr Saab 9-3 Heated Seat Wiring Diagram You can measure the resistance through the pad, to check for an open.
You will find your VIN on the lower driver's side of your windshield. Saab 9-3 Heated Seat Element i am reluctant to furtle with them blind as there are airbag plugs that shouldnt be messed with! The heat helps relieve poor circulation on long drives and makes a cold winter day much more bearable. Look carefully for any burned spots.
The next thing you will do is pull the in dash seat heater switch out to access the plug socket. Saab 9-5 Seat Heater Switch However is there a relay in/under the seat which is operated by the switch on the ACC panel (I assume you have ACC and not MCC), and supply voltage from the Is that right.? From [email protected] The heating pad itself seems to be a common failure component.
Allowing a small child to stand on the seats. Everyone uses cable ties.I have done it. Saab 9-5 Heated Seat Switch That's the way seat heaters were with me. 2005 Saab 9 3 Heated Seat Not Working Hopefully the plug has gone astray under the seat (both the back and seat dont appear to come on on any of the three settings), however i am unsure as to
By cragsmythe in forum Saab 9-3 Sport Saloon / Combi(Estate)/TurboX/AWD (2003 - on)/Convertible(2004 - on) Replies: 2 Last Post: 02-28-2011, 06:13 PM Heated rear seat not working By geofflove in forum news Ignore it and stick a new pad on the foam pad. Always be aware of what you put on the seats. I noticed that the heaters in the Peugeot and later in the Merkur and now even in the 9000 are manually operated. Saab 9-5 Heated Seat Fuse
The heating element break point probably has a blackened area around it. Saab 9-3 Heated Seat Switch If the passenger seat is not working, check the connections here, too. Remember to not just look at the fuses but make sure they are hot with 12v with the ignition on.
eSID2 That's correct, and the seats will (should) be heated when the ambient temperature is below 15°C (59°F), and the heat of the actual seat is lower than 20°C (68°F). My guess is that the replacements use more insulation or a different conductor that is less prone to breaking. Connect the VOM probes to the "load-sensing" connector on the seat bottom. Saab 93 Drivers Heated Seat Not Working Top sgould Post subject: Re: Heated Seat Not Working (Damn It)Posted: Sun Dec 07, 2014 5:51 pm UKS EncyclopĂ¦dia N-Z Joined: Sun Aug 15, 2004 9:39 amPosts: 35361Location:
Take out the thermo-switch located in lower-right quadrant of seat under an access slit (see pic): Front /-----------\ || x|| <-----Location of thermo-switch \-----------/ (driver- and passenger- seat) (________) Back and Brake Housing, Front 10. There are 20 rings.Stick the pad on. check my blog Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Tweet this Thread! To verify this, reconnect the seatback to the lower portion (this is IMPORTANT to maintain continuity in the circuit). 5) Under the seat is the receptacle for the vehicle wiring harness SaabWorld Marketplace Results 1 to 10 of 10 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Search Thread Advanced Search 18 November 2014 #1 Guythunder View Profile View Forum Posts But the thing that really made me sit up and take notice in the mid '70s was the introduction of the seat heater (drivers' side only).
With a continuity tester or volt-ohm meter, verify continuity in the seatback. I suspect that the setting three settings spit out three different voltages, and then regulate that voltage at a set point which inturn equals a heat. Login Register FAQ Search It is currently Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:17 am View unanswered posts | View active topics Board index » Saab » Workshop - For This might be most easily achieved by obtaining an entire heating pad assembly from a car that had the rheostat.
Reply With Quote 01-07-2009 04:37 PM #9 sgould View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Full throttle Join Date Jan 2002 Posts 16,524 Looks like we're another lot who have a The only other car really considered was Peugeot, mainly because it also had this most civilized feature. Check This part fits your vehicle! Suppose I could find one from a passenger seat in a scrappy.