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Do heated seats drain the battery?

Do heated seats drain the battery?

Originally Answered: Do heated car seats drain the battery? Yes, if the car is not running. In that case heated seats will drain the battery rather quickly.

What are the most common problems with the Chevrolet Equinox?

5 Chevrolet Equinox Problems You Might Encounter. 1 Excessive Oil Consumption. One of the most common Chevrolet Equinox problems is excess oil consumption. This problem stretches back for years, 2 A Heater That Only Cools. 3 How can I get an instant quote for my vehicle? 4 Unexplained Electrical Problems. 5 Transmission Failure.

Why do I have to change the oil on my Chevy Equinox?

Drivers notice that they have to bring their Chevy Equinox in for oil changes more often than they should — sometimes two or three times more often than a vehicle should typically require. Chevy Equinox’s problem is so bad, legal action has been taken.

Is the Chevy Equinox eligible for a settlement?

Unfortunately, the settlement only applies to 2010-2013 model year vehicles. Therefore, if your Chevy Equinox needs oil changes frequently but you’re outside of the model year requirement, you might not be eligible for financial assistance from Chevy.

What should I do if my heated car seat is not working?

Initial Checks When you begin the troubleshooting process, the first thing you should do is inspect the fuses. If the plugs on the seat are free of dirt and corrosion and the heated seat still isn’t working correctly, you need to turn the car’s ignition to the “on” position and check that there is power to the plug.

Why does my thermister not work on my Car Seat?

If the thermister isn’t precisely in the correct location, it won’t sense the temperature correctly, and so the heated car seat may not work properly. You can check with your owner’s manual to be sure the thermister was in the correct location to begin with.

What causes a heated car seat to burn out?

You can check with your owner’s manual to be sure the thermister was in the correct location to begin with. If the thermister wasn’t in the correct location, it may have caused the heater wire to burn out. A problem with the heater element itself is the most common cause of problems with heated car seats.

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