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fuse for seat heater
Connie, Check attached links, 2nd. link tells what fuse/relay and location.
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the heated elements are no good. this problem is common. you will need to replace the elements in the seat because the link is broken in it. it is not an easy fix since the whole seat has to be taken right apart and the part replaced.
Here is a heated seat TSB for cars built prior to 12/14/07
TSB 09-4-8 03/09/09 INOPERATIVE HEATED SEAT(S) - BUILT BEFORE 12/14/2007
FORD: 2005-2007 Five Hundred, Freestyle 2008 Taurus X, Taurus
MERCURY: 2005-2007 Montego 2008 Sable
2005-2007 Freestyle, Five Hundred, Montego and 2008 Taurus, Sable and
Taurus X vehicles built before 12/14/2007 may exhibit an inoperative
heated seat(s). This concern may be caused by an intermittent open
element in the heated seat mat.
ACTION Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
SERVICE PROCEDURE The
heated seat system is controlled by the heated seat module located
underneath the front passenger seat cushion. The heated seat switches
are part of the heating ventilation air conditioning (HVAC) module but
the heated seat system operates independently from the climate control
system. The heated seat module regulates seat temperature by monitoring
resistance of a thermistor type thermostat located in the cushion heater
mat. The heated seat module is designed to remain on, heating the seat
and maintaining temperature until switched off. For vehicles built
before 5/1/2006, the module will time-out and switch off after 10
1. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-10 for pin point test on inoperative heated seat(s). a.
When testing the heater mats resistance and circuits for an
intermittent open, technicians should sit in the seat while testing the
circuit resistance, move the seat in multiple seating positions and
apply pressure to several areas of the heated seat mat to ensure the mat
element is not open intermittently.
2. Refer to WSM 501-10 for heated seat element replacement when an open electrical circuit has been identified.
Parts Block WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage IMPORTANT
: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty
coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.
OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME MT090408 Use SLTS Operations If Actual Available Or Labor Time Performed As Actual Time
DEALER CODING CONDITION BASIC PART NO. CODE 14D696 28
The heated seats have relays that run them. Not quite sure where they are located but. That noise is the relay clicking on and off. They are actually pretty loud. Look for faulty connections to and from the relay and check battery power to both sides of the relay.
well first of all does the button for the heated seats light up? if so then it is not a fuse problem. usually the heater pad itself. disconnect the connector and check with a ohm meter. if the meter reads open the element is shot. as for the 4 wheel drive will have a wheel hop when turning corners this is normal due to front and rear wheel trying to push in different derections. if it happens all the time the gears in the diff might be different from front to back. check to see if a diff overhaul was done if so.