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Old 04-10-2008, 02:09 AM   #1
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Had my car in last fall for the drivers heated seat not working, according to the Service Tech it was just a blown fuse,
Next morning turn on the old heated seat and , it works ..........for about ten minutes. Six fuses later I finally have a list of things they can do on warranty to make it worth my while to drop it off. I get a phone call, and they don't know why it is blowing fuses and they have to call the "Tech Line" in Toronto. Hope they might have similar problems documented in the database. Anybody have this problem and if so, do you know specificaly what the problem was?
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Old 04-10-2008, 04:53 AM   #2
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i'm curious how many heated seat fuses are blowing due to the infamous wireless NPP controller that taps off of the same fuse
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Old 04-10-2008, 09:35 AM   #3
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Had my car in last fall for the drivers heated seat not working, according to the Service Tech it was just a blown fuse,
Next morning turn on the old heated seat and , it works ..........for about ten minutes. Six fuses later I finally have a list of things they can do on warranty to make it worth my while to drop it off. I get a phone call, and they don't know why it is blowing fuses and they have to call the "Tech Line" in Toronto. Hope they might have similar problems documented in the database. Anybody have this problem and if so, do you know specificaly what the problem was?
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there is a TSB about the seat fuse blowing
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Old 04-10-2008, 09:39 AM   #4
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i'm curious how many heated seat fuses are blowing due to the infamous wireless NPP controller that taps off of the same fuse
you tell me this now I havent installed my controller yet.. so your saying I shouldnt???
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Old 04-10-2008, 09:43 AM   #5
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Is this year specific? I've had my 07 for about a year now and I haven't even tried them so I don't know if they work or not.
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Old 04-10-2008, 11:32 PM   #6
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i'm curious how many heated seat fuses are blowing due to the infamous wireless NPP controller that taps off of the same fuse
I would refrain from blaming anyone’s products, it’s extremely irresponsible, the poster has an 2005 C6. I have over 4000 controllers in use starting almost 2 yrs ago and no issues.

PS: my normal install has nothing to do with the seatheater fuse

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Old 04-11-2008, 06:30 AM   #7
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I would refrain from blaming anyone’s products, it’s extremely irresponsible, the poster has an 2005 C6. I have over 4000 controllers in use starting almost 2 yrs ago and no issues.

PS: my normal install has nothing to do with the seatheater fuse
The exhaust module uses a dedicated fuse, the seat heaters are not involved.
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Old 04-11-2008, 07:57 AM   #8
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first for me mine always worked
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Just put in a 25 amp fuse and look for the smoke

That's how a friend of mine found his problem in his truck. Now nothing works.
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