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Re: Retrofit seat heaters?

Jeff Goldberg wrote:
> but only if it's
> simply installing the heater elements in the seat (which should be easy),
> installing the switches (not sure how easy), a relay/fuse or 2, and hooking
> up the wires. Anyone BTDT?
> ==================
> Don't know about your _modern_ beast, but on my '86 4KCSQ - 2 relays (called
> control units by AOA), 2 switches, 12V & ground does it. There is a specific
> harness that can probably be found in a bone yard. Maybe with a pair of
> donor seats ;-)

heh heh, I was gonna answer but I thought, what the heck do I know about
cars built in my 30's?

So anyway, on the ancient ones, since the harness is a discrete chunk
o'wiring, it is unlikely to be present in a vehicle that was not born
with the trait it serves.

But as Jeff points out, you can surely work out all these details in a
suitable open-carpet patient.

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250