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Unread 11-05-2012, 08:22 PM   #1
Bigwheelz
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99 WJ heated seat help

Hey anyone around boulder area had issues with their heated seat, the light comes on on the switch but nothing happens think its with the wiring harness but not to familiar with that and was asking if anyone else was and could give me hand trying to fix it

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Unread 11-29-2012, 10:00 AM   #2
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The actual filament for the heater is the issue on the OE heated seats. Mine went out on my 2002 WJ a couple years ago. The wiring was fine but the filament inside the seat had gotten too hot and burned up. Easiest thing to do is pull the seat/cover and see if there are any burned ends. Mopar has a replacement kit available that replaces the entire assembly inside the seat and actually provides additional elements on the bolsters and updates seat/seat back elements. I think it took me maybe an hour or two for the whole swap.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 08:54 PM   #3
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You may also want to to if yours were covered by the recall, maybe a free fix for you.
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Unread 01-11-2013, 07:48 AM   #4
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If you decide to take the seat apart give me a shout. I'm up in Fort Collins.
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Unread 01-12-2013, 11:11 PM   #5
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yeah have to get a new brake booster/master cylinder and cv axle first then the seat, but it will need to happen this cold weather and cold leather is crazy, thanks ENG i will
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Unread 01-14-2013, 08:31 AM   #6
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I feel you man. I've got to swap blend doors on mine 02. haven't had heat on my drivers side for over a year. Hopefully that is happening this week. Just got to get motivated
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