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Odd heated seats behaviour

Yev000

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May 3, 2019
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Noticed something strange over the last month I've had the car.

I would sometimes pre-heat the car and have heated seats, but when you get to the car they are not on. I'm ok with that, maybe the car didn't get the message.

Today was the strangest. Turned on my seat, it warmed up then turned itself off at some point. Then the passenger seat turned on... Must have been on for a while because I used 1kwh extra this morning. It was definitely off when I started.

Anyone else notice something similar?
 

DirtyT3sla

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Apr 17, 2019
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Holly
The problem is because everything is connected to the profile. So when you turn the seat on from the app, it's on for Easy Entry. Then when it switches to your profile, you didn't have the heated seat on your profile last time, so it's now off.

As for the passenger one randomly coming on, not sure about that.
 
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Jason71

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May 8, 2019
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I don't know about Tesla's specifically but seat heaters are typically only 40-50W. That being the case 1KW would take 20+ hours to use so I don't think one seat heater could account for an entire KW of electrons going missing.
 
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