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2004 Cadillac DeVille Question: What is the best and cheapest way to repair seat heating element(s)?



TandT, Pacifica, CA, October 21, 2011, 13:53

Regular (non-dealer) repair guy says it's not a fuse but the element and referred me to auto upholstery guy. Upholstery guy says it's an electrical thing, but he'll put in the element if I bring it to him. Been trying to get the part(s) numbers so I can track them down, but for some reason that's proving difficult. Any ideas?

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    ccsmog from Contra Costa Smog and Repair, October 21, 2011, 18:19

    Remove the seat and bring it to an upholstery shop. Let him remove the heater element and then you can check it for continuity and resistance, part # will be on unit. Bring him your new one (I do not recomend used) . The dealer should not require a part number. Let the upholstery shop assemble the seat and you reinstall it.

    good luck

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    TandT, October 21, 2011, 18:26

    Great ideas all around. Thanks a ton!

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