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Old 10-04-2018, 06:06 AM   #1
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Question Driver seat pedestal hot, 135 degrees

Has anyone had this problem? what is the cause? Only happens once in a while.
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Old 10-04-2018, 05:50 PM   #2
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Default Re: Driver seat pedestal hot, 135 degrees

Well, a heck of a lot of the electronics are under that seat, and i'd specifically look at the isolation relay (which joins the alternator to the house battery when driving). Big cables, lots of power available, and poor relay contacts means increased resistance means heat.

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