500 Madness
 
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Adding seat heaters

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2018
    Location
    Yarmouth, ME
    Posts
    1
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Adding seat heaters

    I intend to add seat heaters to my '14 500T and want to use the OEM switch on the dash (readily available on that very large on-line auction web site) and probably add aftermarket heating pads to the seats.

    My questions: Does the switch operate as a simple off/on? Does the OEM heated seat option have multiple temperature settings and if so, how many? I'm guessing that the switch talks to a control unit that regulates the voltage and that voltage to the heating pads doesn't actually flow through the switch.

    Has anyone done a conversion like this, using the factory dash switch? If so, how did you do it and do you have any recommendations for a specific brand of heating pads?

  2. #2
    Senior Member bryanintowson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Towson, MD
    Posts
    1,464
    Thanks
    552
    Thanked 385 Times in 294 Posts
    I believe the BCM will have to be reprogrammed. Good luck with that.

Similar Threads

  1. Has anyone modified the stock seat rails to move the driver seat back a little?
    By TTEChris in forum Fiat 500 Abarth Exterior and Interior Mods
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-09-2017, 06:53 PM
  2. Fiat/Seat vehicles in Spain Seat Museum
    By Andree in forum Fiat Heritage Models
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-25-2017, 09:03 PM
  3. Seat heaters
    By lecarmat in forum Parts For Sale
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-03-2017, 03:14 PM
  4. Adding oil for the first time
    By floataround in forum Fiat 500 ABARTH General Discussion
    Replies: 33
    Last Post: 12-31-2014, 08:35 AM
  5. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-09-2014, 05:20 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •