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post #1 of 8 Old Jul 19th, 2015, 9:15 am Thread Starter
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Hot Seat II

The heat for the driver's seat stays on even though the rocker switch is in the middle position. I disconnected the seat heater connector clip and that eliminated the problem, but I'd like to get it fixed before Fall weather. Anyone encounter a similar problem?
The rocker switch is definitely in the middle position and the heat stopped as soon as I disconnected the wiring. I entitled the posting Hot Seat II because there was a similar posting several years ago, but the heat issue was caused by the switch being in the wrong position. Appreciate the help!

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post #2 of 8 Old Jul 19th, 2015, 9:20 am
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Mine was a heating coil short. It's a Corbin, but they all seem to work the same. There's really only two parts, the switch and the heating coil. I first replaced the switch and it didn't fix it, so I sent it to Corbin for repair and they confirmed it was the coil.

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Re: Hot Seat II

Check the switch. If the coil in the seat is bad. You can find stock heated seats on ebay.

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Re: Hot Seat II

Before you spend any Money try switch in position I and / or II maybe it turned off.
I have had this.

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Mine was a heating coil short. It's a Corbin, but they all seem to work the same. There's really only two parts, the switch and the heating coil. I first replaced the switch and it didn't fix it, so I sent it to Corbin for repair and they confirmed it was the coil.
A short in the heating element can't make the seat stay on, unless they run the ground line through the seat alongside of the resistance element. That would be a strange design indeed.

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So I have this right, the grip heat switch (that you can SEE) is off, low, high, But the seat switches, well hidden, are low, off, high? Just want to be clear (as mud) on that.
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Re: Hot Seat II

Yes, low is up, off in the middle, and high down. I'm OK with that, just wish it was on the left rather than the right, then I would not have to release the throttle to change it.

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Yes, low is up, off in the middle, and high down. I'm OK with that, just wish it was on the left rather than the right, then I would not have to release the throttle to change it.
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