Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I use the seat heaters?

asked by on

How do I use the seat heaters?

If your car is equipped with seat heaters (optional equipment), they provide an additional solution of comfort during cold weather, as well as for easing an aching back. Using them is actually very simple. Here’s what you need to know:

  1. Locate the seat heater buttons. You can find them at the bottom of the center stack, to the left of the front power outlet.

  2. Push the upper button to turn on the driver side seat heater. The light will come on to show that it is working.

  3. Push the lower button to turn on the passenger front seat heater. The indicator light will come on.

  4. Push the button again to cut the seat heater off.

Tips

  • You can only use the seat heaters if the ignition switch is on.

  • Don’t use the seat heaters for long if the ignition is on but the engine is not running, or it could drain the battery.

  • Don’t put sharp objects in the seat or it could damage the heater.

  • Don’t get the front seats wet or it could damage the heater. Don’t use the heater if the seat is wet.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I use the seat heaters?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Steering wheel and front end shaking between 50+ mph

Hi there, thanks for writing in. The multiple warning lights illuminating on the dash is what triggers a red flag for me in your description above. The shaking in the steering wheel at the speeds you described could be tire,...

Q: How do I turn on the defroster?

The defroster is an important safety feature that increases your visibility through the windshield and front windows. When the defroster is turned on, fogging and condensation will quickly be eliminated. To turn on the defroster, press the Defrost button. ...

Q: How do I use the auxiliary port?

Your car’s radio provides you with the means to access a wide range of entertainment, from AM/FM stations to CDs to MP3s and more. You can also connect other audio devices to the radio with the auxiliary connector. Doing so...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...