Heated Seats

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  1. macrum

    macrum New Member

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    Hi, I have a 2012 JSW TDI that has heated seats and recently my son bought a 2013 Golf with no heated seats. Can anyone tell me if the seats he has might have the heating elements built in but just not hooked up? The reason I ask is that I had a LandRover Discovery a few years ago that didn't have heated seats, but I found out the heating elements were there but just no switch on the dash. I purchased the switches for dash, and low and behold, I now had heated seats!

    thanks for the help.
    Mike
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  2. chittychittybangbang

    chittychittybangbang Administrator

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    Definitely not, heat is part of the seat skin. You'd have to swap the seat skins, wiring, and buttons and then code it in the central electric system.
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    thank you for the quick reply... it was a shot in the dark and worked so slick with the rover, just had to ask.
    Mike
  4. ksing44

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    Who cares if it has seat heaters? Who needs a hot sweaty ass, not me! Oh, for your old sore back, give me a break. I think seat heaters are for girls, period!!!
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    Holy cow. Such anger. Give him a break. He was just asking. :D
    I love my heated seats when it's -20 F or colder. But then my wife loves her's too. And she's a girly girl.
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  6. ksing44

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    I suppose there was some truth in my jest, but I was really just kidding and hoping to be a little funny. Enjoy your warm butts, and your wife's warm butt too! Hey, I like you guys. You own TDIs!
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    I've heard an aspirin between the knees helps that, works as cheap birth control too according to this guy! Science? Who needs logic:ban
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    That would be - "are for girl's period"... Not - "are for girls, period!"

    But I hear you on the Santorum thing.

    You're funny like me! I guess now we're offtopic2
  9. RobertA

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    Our Subaru has a switch for each seat but our JSW doesn't from what I can tell. You can't just heat one seat? My wife likes to turn them on more often than I and it just makes sense that there should be a way to control each.
  10. DubFamily

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    You should have a button for each seat... The Driver's button is inside the temperature control Knob; the passenger button is inside the vent control knob (that controls where air is directed).
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    Thanks, Dub. Been working through the manuals but there's so much to learn. Right now, I'm trying to figure out all the settings and screens in the MFD menus. Pretty complicated, so many ifs ands or buts.

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