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Old 05-25-2011, 05:48 PM
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Default My cooled seats SUCK!

And I mean that in a GOOD way. I was expecting them to "blow". We've got heated seats in two other vehicles, but I've never had anything for cooling before. I LOVE leather interiors, but getting into one in extreme temps has always been the pain of them. The heaters in our other vehicles do pretty well on the cold days, but I still sweat in leather on the warm ones.

The first time I tried the new coolers (actually ventilators), I was amazed at how well they work, immediately feeling cooling on my legs. When you drive along with your back up against the seat, you can still get warm spots where you're covering the holes. But, just sit forward for a couple seconds, and... AAAAAHHH.

Seriously, I DID expect them to blow. And actually, I guess they do. They just blow out of the underside of the seat, sucking in air through the perf holes. Who'da thought that could feel so nice!
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Cool (pardon the pun). I didn't know that. Wish my Sport had that option when I bought it. Didn't have nav either, but no others in the system and I didn't want to wait.
Thanks for the education on your sucky seats.
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One of the coolest features is the integration with remote start. When you remote start and it's cold out, the driver's-side seat heater (my kids call 'em "heat seaters") and steering wheel heater are turned on automatically. When it's hot out the driver's side seat cooler comes on... which reminds me...

I also LOVE the steering wheel heater!! The thing almost gets hot, and right now. I guess I'm spoiled now.
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I also find when the seat coolers are on they make an annoying humming noise from the blower. i don't know if this is normal or standard.
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When you say "the blower", I'm assuming you're talking about the fan(s) in the seat itself? I wonder if something is rubbing down there, or something is else is wrong with the fan or how it's mounted.

I can't say for sure since I'm not in the truck at the moment, but I'm pretty picky when it comes to annoying noises in a vehicle. I've never really noticed much of ANY sound related to the coolers.
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Mine do not make any noise but I have only used it a couple of times. And oh, it is so nice. I fish a lot and coming off the lake after having been in the hot sun for hours, it is nice to have a little breeze up the britches.
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I love mine but I did not know the heated wheel and seats turn on automatically. Hmmm I will have to check that out
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Gotta love all three features in these trucks. I for one could never do without the coolers, heaters and especially the heated steering wheel. How the hell did I ever own a vehicle without these features before?
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