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Old 02-09-2014, 09:28 AM
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Heated Seats Won't Turn Off

I just purchased a 2004 F350 CC LB (gorgeous truck BTW) and realized the heated seats were not working. Found out the switch connectors on both seats had been unplugged. Naturally, I plugged them in and now the won't turn off; both seats. They are on all the time unless I disconnect the seat switch or fuse. I'm baffled because whatever this problem is affects both seats. Any ideas?
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I have a 2004 with the same problem.. I guess you just have to replace the switches..
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Old 02-09-2014, 11:02 AM
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Is that what you had to do? It just seemed odd that both switches are bad?
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Old 02-09-2014, 11:06 AM
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i bet there is a relay
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I havent changed them yet but Im pretty sure thats the problem. Mine are just unplugged and Im reminded every time I get in it!!
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"It just seemed odd that both switches are bad?"

Same thing I thought till I saw your post and we have the same year truck!
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Old 02-09-2014, 11:28 AM
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ZMANN, thank you for the link. It appears that the Battery Junction Box is hot all the time and is the only link between the driver and passenger seat modules.
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So its not the switches?
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Old 02-09-2014, 11:30 AM
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John038, I bought my truck from Florida which explains why the previous owner just unplugged them instead of trying to fix them. Now, its my problem. I had a 2004 Excursion and didn't have this problem. I don't know if it is the switches. I'm playing the odds that two switches are bad at the same time vs. a single wiring issue.

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