Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Green Bay, WI, USA
Re: Driver heated seat question
Hifiman, you are not crazy! I have a 2006 LT, but had a problem with the pillion seat. My dealer could not find a 2006 pillion seat, so they replaced it with a new seat that the Service Manager told me was for a 2008 model. Since the new pillion seat was very different in appearance from the original on the 2006 (the new seat has two stitched seams running front to rear), they also replaced my rider's seat so they would still match.
The new pillion seat still has the 3-position (high-off-low) heater switch, but the new rider's seat now has a 2-position (off-on) heater switch. I just went out in the garage and checked: When the rear portion of the rocker is depressed, the heat is off.
We just got back yesterday from a 5-day ride to the Smokies, and the on-off rider's seat heat worked just fine; coldest we saw was in the low 40's. An added benefit is that the new seats seem to be a lot firmer and are definitely more comfortable than the originals.
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Last edited by niobium; Oct 30th, 2008 at 8:55 am.