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Seat Heaters on Ford Taurus X 2008 won't stay on.

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Your best bet is to replace it. My thought is if it deals with safety, its best to just replace the bad or failed part.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Our Driver Seat Heaters and passenger seat will turn on for 2 sec

When this was happening on my Envoy it ended up being the seat heaters control module that was going out. About $600 a seat on mine. Just wish my repair center found that out before they replaced the seat heaters twice.

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SOURCE: 2008 Ford Taurus X. Drivers side heated seat

Hi, its bad news im afraid it is the heating element its over heated which they do from time to time so the only way your going to solve this is replacing the element, if the light wasnt lighting up at all then it could have been a fuse or a wire worked loose but as the light is flashing this is showing you a warning message that the unit is no longer operating due to a problem with the heating element.

the only option you have of solving this is to get the whole heating element replaced and the rest checking to ensure it wasnt a short that caused the element to pack up

let me know if you need further assistance ok

im sorry i couldnt give you good news or an easy fix but if you had said the light dont light up at all then i would have said check fuse and or the wiring harness but as your are getting the flashing light then this is telling you that the heater is cutting off due to a fault with the element.

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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BEFORE 12/14/2007

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Some 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.

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2. Refer to WSM 501-10 for heated seat element replacement when an open electrical circuit has been identified.

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Hi, ON your 2002 ford taurus, The Flashing code 33 ( B 2292 )

This code refer to : Driver side seat belt pretentioner ( seat belt bucklet) problem.

Check the conecctions under the driver seat.
Repair as need, and recheck if thi code is present.

But if you had an accident on you taurus. You need to replace the Seat belt Pretentioner ( seat belt bucklet)

OK. I hope this information work for you.


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