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Heated seat logic update

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by SabrToothSqrl, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. SabrToothSqrl

    SabrToothSqrl Active Member

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    Anyone else have a wife or passenger who leaves the heated seat on?

    so, when I'm alone in the car, I turn it off. Because... Why waste the watts?

    Then I got to thinking... Why not auto disable the passenger heated seat when it's empty?

    the seat already has weight sensors for the passenger air bag. Just pole those to enable/disable.

    Of course there should be a settings override if needed, but seems doable to me...
     
  2. Fezzik

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    Some people will pre heat the seats before they get in.
     
  3. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    The rear seats do turn off automatically.
     
  4. invisik

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    Pretty sure the heated seats don't come on when doing Climate Control pre-heat via cell phone. The seat surface is always cold when getting in. I think it starts heating when you open the door.

    It would be great if it would let the seats pre-heat.

    -m
     
  5. rekoh

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    sometimes I turn on the passenger heat when I pickup a pizza for the family.. keeps a little warmer a little longer :)
     
  6. Andyw2100

    Andyw2100 Well-Known Member

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    Unless I'm mistaken I don't think they turn off automatically when a passenger gets out and weight is no longer sensed. I think they just don't turn on again after the car has been turned off.

    It sounds like the OP is talking about using the weight sensors in the seats to turn off the heating elements when the seats aren't in use.
     
  7. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    Oh if that's the case I misread the OP's meaning. I meant they turn off and don't automatically turn back on when the car is turned off, unlike the front seats.

    I'd really like remote app control of the heated seats.
     

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