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Q: Weird tapping sound when turning on heat or seat warmer.

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There is a rapid tapping sound when I turn on the seat warmer or the heat.

A: It sounds like it could be the blower contr...

It sounds like it could be the blower control module in the dash. It will be hard to get to and you should have a technician repair it.

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