[A4] seat heaters

Tom Love theloves at localaccess.com
Sun Oct 1 13:51:33 EDT 2006

I have noticed that in my Audi's with leather the seats tend to take longer 
to warm up than they do with cloth seats. Just my experiences.
Oh and the leather in my A4 takes maybe 3 minutes.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rocky Mullin" <caliban at sharon.net>
To: "Sean Reifschneider" <jafo-audifans at tummy.com>; <Brizax at aol.com>
Cc: <a4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: [A4] seat heaters

> i've not had a ton of cars with heated seats, but in order of
> speed to level off, slowest to fastest, they are:
> '87 volvo 240DL
> 2k A4 avant 1.8
> '06 A4 avant 2.0
> '02 benz G500 convertible
> the benz is a minute or two faster than the new avant.  it's less
> adjustable, though.  two settings - nice and warm, and level two.  level
> two cranks up super hot but then automatically downshifts to level one in
> short order.
> At 4:59 AM -0600 10/1/06, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
>>On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 11:30:13PM -0400, Brizax at aol.com wrote:
>>  >anyone have problems with the seat warmers taking a long time to get 
>> hot?
>>Define "a long time".  In our 1997 A4 2.8Q with leather interior, it takes
>>around 10 minutes for the seat heaters to level off, maybe even upwards of
>>20 minutes.  It has always been this way.  We don't consider this a
>>Last January we drove a rented Cadillac DTS with heated *AND* cooled 
>>It took around half as long to level off as our Audi.  The cooled seats
>>were very nice.  It also had a heated steering wheel, which I probably
>>would have been quite happy to have had if it was cold out.
>>  "8 out of 10 Starships that took the Folger's challenge didn't know they
>>  weren't using Dilithium Crystals."  -- Sean and Anne being silly one 
>> night.
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