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Old 07-02-2011, 04:24 PM
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Heated seats not working?? Here's why mine don't work (Pics & re-assembly details)

After like 2 hours of tearing down...

Here why the resistance of my heating element is infinity

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I'll take pictures of the painful reassembly and post them.
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Old 07-02-2011, 04:26 PM
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Part number: ASH Ford P131/U137
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Can I buy just the element or do I have to buy the whole seat cushion???
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Old 07-02-2011, 09:00 PM
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Here's how to re-assemble that

Solder your heater element, then verify the resistance
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I got this:
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Glue the element back on
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Like so:
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This was the tricky part... when disassembling, I just cut all of them to make it easier, now to put this back together, I'll just use tie wraps (and I'll cut them too if I ever need to undo this again)
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Place all the tie wraps, make sure you get the squares on the outer sides so you're not tightening them reverse to what makes sense
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This is what I mean, the square end is on the outside.Click the image to open in full size.

Just tighten them up, cut the end, rotate them so that the squares on below.
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Insert the back support and back heater wires in there, they will be in the back of the joint. Push in, move it left, it should pop in
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Screw this first
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Put back all the edges (black plastic retention clips, it's easier if you do bottom, left, top then right (i think))
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Pass the seatbelt wire through, bolt the seat belt back on the side

Rebolt the hinge
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Plug the wires back in & secure them
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To put the plastic back, just get the lever through then it's easy
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Make sure you put that clip in the back behind the metal piece
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Two screws
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That one
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Two more under the seat that go on the side plastic, clip in the back.

Plug all the wires & make sure the seat can freely move.

You're done!
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Great write up and pics!! This will definitely help someone down the line. Reps for you!
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Can anybody tell me where to find that broken piece from Martin's first picture? I just can't tell from the photo. It's too close up.
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Don't even have heated seats but I love the write up. Always helps to have cartoons. Reps at ya for takin the time to share.
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Can anybody tell me where to find that broken piece from Martin's first picture? I just can't tell from the photo. It's too close up.
That little square thing is in the middle of the seat at the back where the upper and lower part meet. You can kind of feel it through the material.
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