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Old 04-16-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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FS: Check Corporation single seat heater kit for E46 ($90 shipped)

After researching aftermarket seat heater kits for my '01 E46, this kit really stood out based on features & integration. It's made by Check Corporation, a company based in Madison Heights, MI which supplies retrofit kits to dealers. I ordered this kit and picked it up "from the factory".

Unfortunately I ended up selling the car before I had a chance to install it. Kit is BRAND NEW, only opened to read instructions and take photos. Installation is straightforward, but you do have to have the courage to take apart your seat (some clips and a couple of hogrings).

Kit is the "2 Series" model with Lo/Hi settings and the wire element seat pads. There are 2 heating pads, one for bottom cushion and one for back cushion. Pads are sized for an E46 seat according to manufacturer.

Also includes an extra install hardware packet (fuse link, fuse taps, zip ties, wire connectors) and a 12V relay unit recommended by manufacturer. I purchased the relay kit ($20) but after reading seat heater specs you really don't need it based on low current draw if you tap into a circuit of at least 10amps (power wire to seat heater ECU is fused at 7amps). It's not a conventional 12V electro-magnetic auto relay but some kind of custom transistorized high-tech gizmo that's inline with a wire harness. Kit instructions do not include wire diagrams for relay, so you're on you own if you decide to use it. See photo for itemized packing list. I will also include a strip of about 100 hogrings that I "borrowed" from work.

The really nice thing about this kit is the custom pre-terminated wire harnesses that keep DIY wire splicing to a minimum (only really required at the 12V+ & ground terminals).

Here is the exact unit:
http://www.heatyourseat.com/Vehicles...03/Driver.aspx

Let me know if you have any questions, but please no "will this fit my ___" questions.
I'm asking $90 shipped. Yeah the basic kit is $99, but factor in the extras and shipping and this is a deal for a BRAND NEW kit.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:14 PM   #2
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Bump.
I know it's springtime, but consider your frozen butt this winter! Make me an offer so I don't have to resort to eBay!
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Old 04-27-2012, 07:45 PM   #3
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Offer made but waiting on a response.... :-)
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:58 AM   #4
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Still available
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:11 PM   #5
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$60 shipped. Please get this out of my garage!
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:55 PM   #6
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Still have them? Will the kit do 1 seat or 2?
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:55 PM   #7
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Will do one seat. Intended to do just my driver seat.
Still have this. Been so busy this summer I forgot this was still sitting in my garage!
$60 shipped... that's half price for a brand new kit.
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Old 10-09-2012, 01:10 PM   #8
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Will do one seat. Intended to do just my driver seat..
>insert forever alone meme here<



ha, and free bump.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:32 PM   #9
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lol. thanks for the bump.

Sold.
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:25 PM   #10
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Just out of curiosity, can this be wired up to work with the OEM buttons?
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