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robmeister1969



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United Kingdom 2005 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Santorini Black
Heated Seats shortcut?

Hi. I have an L494 and the first thing I want to do in the cold weather is put the heated seats on. However as the infotainment seems to take a little while to boot up I start turnng to get out of my drive and the reversing camera comes on. There is a heated seats button, but during the boot up it’s unresponsive. Whilst the graphics for the heated seats look great, unless there is a shortcut I’m missing, this to me is ‘form over function’ compared to just having a button like my other cars have had.....[/i] 2005 RRS First Edition Supercharged
2015 BMW M4

Post #545615 Fri Jan 12 2018 8:31am
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syl



Member Since: 10 Mar 2016
Location: Somerset
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On the latest, you can press the climate temperature button and then it becomes the heated seat setting rather than cabin temperature setting temporarily. Once pushed, the temperature changes to a seat graphic with 3 blue/red dots. Twist it for heated (or cooled) seats. I think MY16 was the cutoff. RRS MY17 SDV6 AB
Evoque MY17 TD4 AB

Post #545618 Fri Jan 12 2018 9:01am
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philmw



Member Since: 18 Aug 2006
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United Kingdom 2012 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Sumatra Black

Doesn't it come on automatically in the cold? 

Post #545619 Fri Jan 12 2018 9:47am
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Tim in Scotland



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2013 Range Rover Sport SDV6 HSE Stornoway Grey

No, you have to wait for the boot up to complete and then in 2015MY you have to tap the screen to agree to the conditions before you can get the seat heater button that is in the heater control panel to do anything........... it was changed for the conventional position on the rotary heater controls for 2016MY after lots of complaints. On 2013 -2015 cars it is a true pain. 2018 Melting Silver Mini Countryman PHEV on order for April delivery, bye bye Land Rover after 21 years and 11 LR products..... all because you won’t give me reassurance that should my SDv6 crankshaft break because of a design fault, not MY fault, but the engine builders fault - it will be replaced for free.
2015MY Corris Grey SDv6 HSE Dynamic, but not for much longer........
Also in my garage is a 1996 TDi300 Defender 90 County HT made into a fake CSW

Post #545623 Fri Jan 12 2018 9:50am
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philmw



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United Kingdom 2012 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Sumatra Black

Sorry - I completed misread the title and post and was talking about the heat front screen, not seats. Embarassed 

Post #545663 Fri Jan 12 2018 4:39pm
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andymc



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Tim in Scotland wrote:
No, you have to wait for the boot up to complete and then in 2015MY you have to tap the screen to agree to the conditions before you can get the seat heater button that is in the heater control panel to do anything........... it was changed for the conventional position on the rotary heater controls for 2016MY after lots of complaints. On 2013 -2015 cars it is a true pain.


Agreed. I had an MY16 as a courtesy car when my MY15.5 went in for some work. I loved the 'new' buttons for heated seats. Probably the best difference between the 2 models. The Infotainment system in the MY15 is missing a few CPU cycles so very slow to start and respond. SVR (MY15.5)

Post #546071 Tue Jan 16 2018 11:03pm
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