hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,750 miles

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problem #1

Oct 262010


  • 49,750 miles
While driving I activated the drivers side seat heater. After a minute or two, I noticed a burning smell and then started to feel a burning sensation in my left side by my pant pocket. I reached towards the area and the leather seat material was extremely hot and appeared to be scorching the leather seat material. I immediately turned off the seat heater and will not use it again until it is repaired. This same scenario happened almost five years ago to the same vehicle. The defective part was replaced by my dealer service department. The part apparently fails after an average of five years. This is a safety hazard as one could get burned while driving and not know what to do which could result in a serious crash or fire.

- Lansing, IL, USA