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Theo
01-22-2007, 05:24 PM
So I ordered a new plastic gear for the electric seat back on the passenger seat that has seem to become almost entirely stripped.

While I have the seat apart and out of the car, I also wanted to investigate possibilities linked to the heating element in the bottom seat cushion no longer working. The element in the backrest still works fine.

Is there a list of items I should test to see what the culprit might be besides the element itself?

Thanks for any suggestions in advance.

bren
01-22-2007, 07:41 PM
I've researched this for the seats in my Grand Cherokee and it seems that the culprit is the stress on the wires in the seat base along the edges from entry/exit. No idea if it's the same problem for the BMW's.

Theo
01-22-2007, 07:57 PM
I've researched this for the seats in my Grand Cherokee and it seems that the culprit is the stress on the wires in the seat base along the edges from entry/exit. No idea if it's the same problem for the BMW's.

Thanks, I'll have a look at those while I have the seat out.