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makes for great late night reading and anytime quick tips for sure.mike Top mindshadow Posts: 257 Joined: Tue May 26, 2009 6:57 pm Year and Model: none Location: Birmingham Re: 850 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? LMAO! So let me get this straight... this contact form

When I took the car in, I asked the tech if the recall covered the elements and he said; "Nope. I imagine someone could check the ohms and tell if the pad has any broken wires in it. Volvo's of time past: 740 GLE, 262C Bertone, 264, 960, S90, S70 GLT, Yellow T-5R...Volvo Repair Videos Reply With Quote Advertisements   Quick Navigation 850 (1993-1997) Top Site Areas Settings Private Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. http://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=24633

Plugging it back in is tricky and is best accomplished from the back seat and having someone sitting in the seat - that someone will get goosed a bit. Henry Guest Yea they are replacing most of the components of the heated seat system including the wiring harness. It keeps this site on the web.Like this spam-free, organized forum? Buy from Sponsors - click the banners Mention MVS when ordering parts Volvo Parts on Amazon MVS on Facebook Privacy Forums Volvo 850 Volvo S70 Volvo V70 1998-2000 Volvo XC70 1998-2000

The heating pad looked to be in fair condition. Apparently it may be too hot and might malfunction. Control module with memory takes information on seat position from signals from 4 position sensors. Loading...

If the heater has failed because of heater pad failure (more common, I think), then the recall will not fix it. -- Mike F. Check for faulty potentiometer motor No. 1, 2, 3 or 4. Sign in 182 0 Don't like this video?

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Check motors for wrong calibration. Sign in to report inappropriate content. The problem was with the thermostat and that's all that the recall covers". check the connections first but if you find a good deal on Used good condition seats that's your best bet If you find any more data let me know, I'd like

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  2. if so, my dad's got an 850 Estate which was registered in the UK in January 1996 - Chances are it was manufactured shortly before registration.
  3. No kidding -- it hasn't > > been functional for about 5 years now (along with literally about 10 other > > things, but that's another story for another time).
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  5. Join Date May 2012 Location Mid Wales Posts 4,813 Thanks 1,529 Thanked 804 Times in 636 Posts Originally Posted by M-R-P Let me know when you spent £3100+ on it lol.
  6. Join Date May 2012 Location Mid Wales Posts 4,813 Thanks 1,529 Thanked 804 Times in 636 Posts Originally Posted by argyllt5 got exactly the same problem.

NOTE: new address!! See POWER SEAT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES table. If memory serves, the notice indicated that the thermo could fail and cause the heating element to burn out and in some severe cases, cause the foam to catch on fire. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new!

Volvo Forums Forums > Volvo Cars > Past Volvos > Volvo 850 > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity weblink I'll check it out. Also, I believe the seats are not suppose to come on when it's a certain temp, something like 56 degrees or something. No kidding -- it hasn't > >been functional for about 5 years now (along with literally about 10 other > >things, but that's another story for another time).

Reply With Quote Friday 21st September 2012,23:09 #3 JamesT5 View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Power of a Sports Car, TurningCircle of a Bus. I'll get there and when I do the car will go one for another 250,000 miles. I didn't see any burnt spots on it. http://wiiemulator.net/volvo-850/2005-volvo-s40-heater-not-working.html Gus Gus, Jan 21, 2004 #3 Svein Tore Sølvik Guest [JW] (Tue, 20 Jan 2004 21:23:53 -0500): >So today I received a notice recalling my 1996 850R for the seat

unfortunately, I would imagine, like me, it owes him far too much money entertain the idea of getting rid. Can this test be done even when it's warm? Forgot Password?

I'll just do some visual inspections first and then take it from there.

Sensors are potentiometers driven by worm gears on output shaft of each motor. The pads are about $85 a side. Heated seats repair. - Duration: 14:07. Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

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Any tips on how to get them to fix the seat warmers during this recall? the light on the console button comes on for both seats and the fuse under the hood is good. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. I'll probably just > take it in and see what they say though.

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Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Heated Seat Repair, Volvo 850 and others - Auto Repair Series Robert DIY SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe55,75055K Loading... Working... You next need to locate the heater pad plugs, they are just below the front edge of the seat, they are both 2 conductor connectors. don't wanna trigger anything like the airbag warning.

Try searching for it and I'll look around as well, if I find it I'll post the link here. 'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Replace tt with t (twice!) and remove parentheses to email me directly. (But I check the newsgroup more often than this email address.) Mike F, Jan 22, 2004 #13 Advertisements No kidding -- it hasn't > been functional for about 5 years now (along with literally about 10 other > things, but that's another story for another time). Jason VanGordenVolvo Product Manager[emailprotected]FCP Euro - European Car Parts SpecialistsQuality & Service, Guaranteed for Life155 Hill Street, Milford, CT 06460 Top polskamafia mjl Posts: 2462 Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:10

Transcript The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Failing that I'll have to save up for a new seat from a scrappy. Thread Tools Show Printable Version Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode Friday 21st September 2012,22:06 #1 JamesT5 View Profile View Forum Posts Banned Power of a Published on Sep 15, 2015 Category Autos & Vehicles License Standard YouTube License Loading...

Control module, located under seat, operates 4 separate motors. Auto Parts Direct To You 175,533 views 31:32 MotorWeek | Retro Review: '94 Volvo 850 GLT Wagon - Duration: 5:38. x Cookie and Data Use Consent We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests.