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wiring in electric seats

Postby patk » Fri Sep 24, 2010 8:01 pm

anyone done this? are there wires under the altezza seats? or do i have a big job on my hands? regular seat are manual adjust and my new seats cant be adjusted manually. need info or my face will be stuck to the windscreen.

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby Podge » Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:12 pm

sorry lad You'll have to run wires yourself.i haven't done it myself but one off the lads had to do it with his altezza.
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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby todd » Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:24 pm

I've done it, pretty easy to do :)

Sure I put the details up somewhere, will have a look.

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby todd » Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:33 pm

Can't find anything but basically it's not a simple plug in job.

In short the wires you want on the electric seats are the 2 big thick wires, simple as that :)

I ran a live feed from the battery to each seat with an in-line fuse on each live (15 or 20 amp, can't remember) and earthed to just below the seats on the chassis.

May not be the best explanation but any questions just ask :)

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby patk » Sat Sep 25, 2010 12:03 am

todd wrote:Can't find anything but basically it's not a simple plug in job.

In short the wires you want on the electric seats are the 2 big thick wires, simple as that :)

I ran a live feed from the battery to each seat with an in-line fuse on each live (15 or 20 amp, can't remember) and earthed to just below the seats on the chassis.

May not be the best explanation but any questions just ask :)

were your seats the same as mine? mine have side srs airbags on both seats, 05 full leather heated. the 2 big thick wires, do you mean the wires for the movement motor and the heating part. theres also the yellow connection for the airbags and i want to be able to use them.

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby todd » Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:09 am

Same as yours, side airbags are a no go from what I found :(

2 big wires for the movement sensor and as you say, the others for the heated seats, I bought the heated seat switches but still to wire them in.

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby patk » Sat Sep 25, 2010 1:20 pm

surely theres a way of doing the airbags?

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby todd » Sat Sep 25, 2010 2:02 pm

May be wrong here but would the ECU not have to be different to pick up the side airbags and register an impact from the side only?

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby raffo » Sat Sep 25, 2010 3:43 pm

Try this mate . . . . . . . .

http://www.lexusownersclub.co.uk/forum/ ... tric+seats

Hope it helps

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby todd » Sat Sep 25, 2010 4:35 pm

That's a guide for UK into uk, won't be much help to him.

Only know that because I found that post when I was looking for a guide.

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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby tomo » Sat Sep 25, 2010 7:26 pm

there is not really a viable way of wiring in the seat airbags, your car wont have the necsesary impact sensors and srs ecu in your car. dont put any elctric to them either or they will make a big bang and ruin your seats. if you dont know what you are doing with airbags then leave them well alone.
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Re: wiring in electric seats

Postby shakey » Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:42 am

Well, nope you can't wire in the airbags unless ur standard seats had them installed as standard, remember when I changed mine the plugs were there for the airbags etc but if hounding have them they can't be wired in.


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