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Heated seats drivers side not working. it is not a fuse?

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It could be the coil itself in the seat is just shot...(big $$$)

OR...as i discovered on mine...the wires under the seat had gotten caught up, and strecthed and broke while moving the seat back and forth.

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Trying to find which fuse is for the heated seats on a 2004 ford explorer sports trak


Heated Seats
This system allows the electrical heating of the front seats on passenger demand.
The components of the system are:
  • the seat heating elements located in the seat cushion and backrest.
  • the heated seat control switch, located on the seat side trim panel.
  • temperature sensors located in the seat cushion heating elements.
  • heated seat relay.
Do both front seat heaters not work ? Do you know how to test electrical circuits with voltmeter ?
PINPOINT TEST J: THE HEATED SEAT IS INOPERATIVE Test Step Result / Action to Take J1 CHECK HEATED SEAT SWITCH OPERATION
  • Key in ON position.
  • Press the heated seat switch on the driver and passenger seats.
  • Are both heated seat switch indicators illuminated?
Yes
If both indicators illuminate, Go To Pinpoint Test K . If only one indicator illuminates, GO to J5 .

No
GO to J2 . J2 CHECK THE HEATED SEAT RELAY CIRCUITS
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Disconnect: Heated Seat Relay C3250 (located under the driver seat).
  • Key in ON position.
  • Measure the voltage at heated seat relay C3250-86, circuit 1003 (GY/YE), harness side and ground; and between C3250-30, circuit 566 (DG), harness and ground.
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  • Are the voltages greater than 10 volts?
Yes
GO to J3 .

No
REPAIR inoperative 1003 (GY/YE) or 566 (DG) circuit. TEST the system for normal operation. J3 CHECK HEATED SEAT RELAY GROUND CIRCUIT
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Measure the resistance between heated seat relay C3250-85, circuit 57 (BK), harness side and ground.
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  • Is the resistance less than 5 ohms?
Yes
GO to J4 .

No
REPAIR circuit 57 (BK). TEST the system for normal operation. J4 CHECK THE HEATED SEAT RELAY
  • Install a fused jumper lead between heated seat relay 3250-30, circuit 566 (DG), harness side and heated seat relay C3250-87, circuit 1064 (YE/LB), harness side.
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  • Do both heated seat indicators illuminate when pressed?
Yes
INSTALL a new heated seat relay. TEST the system for normal operation.

No
REPAIR circuit 1064 (YE/LB) to switches. TEST the system for normal operation. J5 CHECK INOPERATIVE HEATED SEAT SWITCH INPUT
  • Key in OFF position.
  • Disconnect: Heated Seat Switch C320 (Driver) or C321 (Passenger) for the inoperative heated seat.
  • Key in ON position.
  • Measure the voltage between heated seat switch C320-2 (driver) or C321-2 (passenger), circuit 1064 (YE/LB), harness side and ground .
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  • Is the voltage greater than 10 volts?
Yes
GO to J6 .

No
REPAIR circuit 1064 (YE/LB). TEST system for normal operation. J6 CHECK CIRCUIT 57 (BK) FOR AN OPEN
  • Measure the resistance between heated seat switch C320-4 (driver) or C321-4 (passenger), circuit 57 (BK), harness side and ground.
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  • Is the resistance less than 5 ohms?
Yes
INSTALL a new heated seat switch. TEST the system for normal operation.

No
REPAIR circuit 57 (BK). TEST the system for normal operation It's not that simple , being a fuse . It's probably the relay or the heating element .
PINPOINT TEST K: SEAT DOES NOT HEAT BUT THE HEATED SEAT INDICATOR ILLUMINATES WHEN PRESSED ? Does it ?
Your best bet would be to take to a qualified repair shop .
Do

Jun 29, 2016 | 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

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I have a 2004 Toyota Camry XLE and the heated seat on the driver side stopped working. I had the fuse labeled for the heated seat (which I believe was 20a) and it was blown. The buttons for the heated...


Replace the fuse with one the same rating. If the seat now works.... smile. If the new fuse blows or the heat does not work you may have a short (or a broken wire) inside the seat that's causing the problem. It's an 11 year old seat.... tearing it apart to find the source may not be worth it.

Jan 08, 2015 | 2004 Toyota Camry

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Gmc jimmy heated seat not working on one side only.


Hello-
If your fuses are good, perhaps your heated seat switch is faulty. You can test the switch for connectivity using a meter to see if power is going through the switch when in the ON position. If the meter shows no power while in the ON position, replace the switch. If power is reaching the seat, then likely the heating element itself within the seat is the culprit.

Apr 01, 2014 | 2000 GMC Jimmy

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The drivers seat won't move and the heated seats won't work on both sides. Where is the fuse?


Check underneath the seat for an inline fuse. It is a glass type fuse in a fuse holder that you have to push and twist to get out.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Apr 18, 2013 | 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe

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2005 Chevy Tahoe, Driver seat will not move and driver heated seat will not heat?


Have you checked the fuse? Look in owners manual for the fuse block and see if the fuse is burnt.

Dec 01, 2011 | Chevrolet Tahoe Cars & Trucks

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TRAILBLAZER 04 LT DRIVER SIDE HEATED SEAT IS NOT WORKING. WHERE IS THE FUSE?


its more likely its a broken heating wire inside the seat, test the connector under the seat for voltage on the side going to the battery, and the one going to the seat for ohms, if power is present but the resistance is too high to be measured its a broken heating wire, only fixable by completely destroying the upholstery, but if no power is present its possible a fuse,wire or connection somewhere, usually the fuse block is on the driver side near the door (look for a panel that is either marked fuse, or easily pulled off) could be on the side of the dashboard,

Jan 19, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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My driver side heated seat doesn't work the passenger side does. I checked both fuses and neither one are blown.


the seat heater element is bad,,the heated seat pad has a open, the wire burns a hold in it from wear and tear and then they dont work,its most likely the drivers side seat back,,,,

Oct 12, 2009 | 2004 Saturn VUE

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Drivers side heated seat not working what can I


check the fuse on the panel, the fuse panel are located in the driver side right by the panel,and check the wires under the seat.

Sep 15, 2009 | 2006 Ford F 350 Super Duty

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Drivers heated seat won' work


Probably a fuse!
Under the dash on the drivers side or under the hood.
New cars have them labeled right at the fuses not in the manual!
Hope this is helpful.

Good Luck!

Jan 05, 2009 | 2004 Buick LeSabre

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Seats not heating on either of front seats. Also seat adjustments are not working


I have the very same problem, no seat heat on either side and no power seat control on the drivers side. anyone know which fuse or switch operates the drivers side power seat? Thanks

Nov 13, 2008 | 2006 GMC Sierra

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