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Old 10-31-2012, 12:28 PM
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So it will turn off if the seats are not on as well? Perhaps I missed that...or perhaps its obvious and I missed that.

Good to know it has a thermo stat that shuts it down after a certain temperature.
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On my 2010, the steering wheel is completely independent of the seats.
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Yeah I checked mine and its independent as well. Still not working though. Comes on for 3 seconds then shuts off.
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Hi everyone, I am new to this site and found out about it because I experienced the exact same problem as described in the original posting. I have a 2011 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn with the heated steering wheel. It would turn on and turn off after about 5 seconds, then it would refuse to stay turned on. I could turn the truck off and restart it and it seemed to work fine then. I just got back from the dealership and they said it has a bad Clock Spring and it is probably due to something done at the factory. It is covered under warranty so I am getting it fixed free. This may be a common problem, so I hope this helps everyone.

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Awesome thank you!
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I also have now experienced this myself this morning.
have an oil change next week, will mention the "clock spring"...
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