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      12-11-2012, 07:35 PM   #1
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Does anyones heated seat burn them?

Recently I have been using my heated seats on the regular since it has been cold here lately. In the past week I have noticed on a couple of occasions that when the heated seat is on high I get a burning feeling, right before the thigh extension on the back on my leg? Has anyone else experienced this? Is this something I should be concerned about or get looked at?
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      12-11-2012, 07:36 PM   #2
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Oh yes i had this on my old 545, it was horrible the bottom of right side of the seat would get so effin hot i had to turn it off. Dealer said had to replace the seat bottom for 1400 bucks. If your under 4/50 it should be covered
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      12-11-2012, 08:05 PM   #3
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Weird.... Mines fine.
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      12-11-2012, 08:14 PM   #4
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Mine get pretty toasty, I like to ninja turn them on for my passengers for the lolz.
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      12-11-2012, 08:15 PM   #5
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i only run mine on the 2nd setting otherwise they are too hot for me
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      12-11-2012, 08:22 PM   #6
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Haha on 3 mine gets quite crispy not going to lie, love it on the cold mornings though its great
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      12-11-2012, 09:01 PM   #7
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Never go on mode 3 haha honestly it just hurts. When it's around 30-45 degrees F, I just use mode 1 to warm up. Unless I've been outside for a long time, I rarely even go on mode 2. A major first world problem when our car seat heaters are 'too hot'
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      12-11-2012, 10:23 PM   #8
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Just curious because the seats in my E90 didnt get as hot as the ones in the E92
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      12-11-2012, 10:37 PM   #9
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I have pre-lci e90 325 and yes it gets hot as hell! I usually just put it put it on mode 3 to warm it up fast either bring it down to mode 2 or 2.
Funny story though: I was hanging with a friend of mine who happens to have a big sexy booty and I have the seat warmer on number 3, after a while I asked her if it was too hot. She said "No, you know I got plenty of meat there, it needs to stay warm." lol
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      12-11-2012, 10:39 PM   #10
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usually keep them on 1 setting. At 3 it does get quite warm.
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      12-11-2012, 10:49 PM   #11
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Someone has a sensitive tokus
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      12-11-2012, 10:50 PM   #12
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I wish mine got hotter - particularly when the temps are in the teens or lower. I thought they weren't working properly after I sold the Audi, where setting 4 out of 6 was plenty hot for me, and bought the BMW. The dealer checked them out and they got up to "normal operating temperature."
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      12-11-2012, 10:52 PM   #13
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I never run mine less than 3.
Maybe dependent on pant material/thickness
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      12-12-2012, 12:58 AM   #14
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I always put mine at Level 3 (hottest)... in jeans, basketball shorts (coming from gym), sweats. Feels too damn good, wish they got hotter though.
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Never use more than level 1 for 45-60 seconds.. although it's hardly ever below 50 degrees here.
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