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    Wiring in electric seats

    Picking up my GSi electric Recaros on Sat and will need to wire up the elec feature. Yeah I know its a simple 12v feed required - just wondering wheres the best place to get it from?

    Im currently utilising 2 of the spare ignition fed fuse positions in the fusebox so if theres a spare one there I guess I could run a new one from there - fused of course ... but what fuse size and should i run both seats from the same place or 2 seperate feeds?

    AFAIK im fully pre-wired for all the other bits so should be able to take a feed from under the seats or maybe from the plugs located under the traction control panel.

    Any help and thoughts appreciated.

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    Guessing vectra seat as I didnt think the astra ones were electric?

    Power wise it will depend on how much of it is electric and how much works at once. What I mean is if its full electric and you can have the seat moving in 3 ways using 3 motors

    If it's just one motor then i'd say a 10 amp fuse for both and if it was my car I think i'd like it on permanent live rather than the ignition

    You have a spare slot somewhere for that?
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    yeah Veccy GSi ones - only 1 motor I imagine - not sure exactly what it will do tho as the normal wheel is there to tilt and the handle to move back n forward so maybe its just to move the part under ur knees? I'll find out on Sat mornin when I pick em up from sunny sheffield!
    10a is what I was thinking - I'll have a look at em and have a think - probs find another post on Sat when Ive got confused!

    Thanks for the advice so far Andy!

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    I expect the motor will be for height adjustment then
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    Yup, the motor only works the height adjustment
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    Astra G has heated seats with Winter Pack or Leather Pack, very nice they are too at this time of year!
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    Andy, just a little update (not that ur probably interested - but...) as I thought - all the wiring was there anyway so the seats were just plug n play. My car might have only been an LS when it rolled off the production line but as Ive discovered in the past year it appears to be fully prewired for everything!

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    Of course i'm interested

    Never know the G had electric seats, maybe it's standard in the loom for the heaters. Bonus at least that bit was easy
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    look under the traction control panel, there to plugs there for heated seats i think

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitul
    look under the traction control panel, there to plugs there for heated seats i think
    answered in ur other thread. We all know about these "infamous" plugs and they are only part of the heated seats loom.

    Either way this thread was about electrically operated seats and NOT heated seats... to which the question was already answered by me in a previous post. All sorted now but thanks for the help.

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