Seat heating pad - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Remove the seat.

3 Remove the seat cushion trim or backrest trim as necessary.

4 Note which way round the pad is fitted, then remove the wire clips and adhesive tape which secure it to the seat. Retrieve the tierod and fit it to the new pad.

Refitting
5 Fit the new pad with the thermostat facing the cushion foam (see illustration). Secure the pad with wire clips and tape, making sure that it is not too tight - it must be able to flex when sat on.

52.5 Seat heating pad
52.5 Seat heating pad

Thermostat (arrowed) must face foam

6 Refit the cushion or backrest trim, as applicable, being careful not to trap or kink the pad.

7 Refit the seat, reconnect the wiring and check the pads for correct operation.

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