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Did anyone have heated seats added to their car? I'm thinking of having it done but i'm nervous of where they will post the control for the seats and if my seats will still look the same.
 

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Did anyone have heated seats added to their car? I'm thinking of having it done but i'm nervous of where they will post the control for the seats and if my seats will still look the same.
I have them in mine. They are already set up from the factory because the Canadian Yaris has them optional. Had to install the switch myself. Got from a cx3. Not worth it in my opinion they don't really get warm. Also you will have to disassemble quite a bit of the dash as the switch is replaced the one that tells you if the passenger seat belt and airbags is on... I will post a picture tomorrow.
 

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I got mine from the Mazda cx3 same switch got from a car in the wreckers. I will tell you now it doesn't really work that great, it gets warm for like a couple minutes then after 10 min you don't feel it any more. (The switch is still illuminated.) I got it to try out but would advise to get some after market ones instead of spending $100 on the part.
 

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Gotcha, appreciate the response! I don't think I will need it for the next 6 months here in NC, but would like to complete the look of the dash eventually. We're you able to track if it activates the mirror heat function as well?
 

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DB1S-55-260. Found the part number and confirmed that it has the switches through two Mazda dealerships. About $115 online through various sources for the switch with shipping. Has to be imported through Canada, mine would be here next week.
 

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Yes and everything i could find was in NY and you had to buy the whole car ?
I'm in VA and thougjt about juat going to look or call my local junk yards but from my knowledge they don't exactly put new cars in typical junk yards?
If you have any suggestions I'd love to hear!
 

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Installed the switches (CX-3 part that I ordered from some dealership in Albuquerque). Took apart the dash and while I haven't put everything back in place yet, I unplugged the original part that tells you the airbag is on/off, and plugged the switch into the cx-3 one. Switches work and light up but I'm not feeling the seats get any warmer (except for the heat coming from my own butt, lol). It's 11 pm at night and its low 40s/high 30s so if the heating is working, I should be able to feel it right? I'll probably just remove the old part and put the cx-3 part into place anyways for aesthetics.
 

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With the cold weather up in the northeast now, this is a very interesting option. Is this in fact as easy as it seems ? Just installing the switch activates the already installed heated seats ? If so, that's next on my list. I noticed on the Canadian Toyota website, the "Premium 6AT" model of the Yaris iA has heated seats included, while the other two basic models do not.
 

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With the cold weather up in the northeast now, this is a very interesting option. Is this in fact as easy as it seems ? Just installing the switch activates the already installed heated seats ? If so, that's next on my list. I noticed on the Canadian Toyota website, the "Premium 6AT" model of the Yaris iA has heated seats included, while the other two basic models do not.
You have to take apart quite a bit of the dash and center console to get to the part you want to replace with the heat switches. Like I mentioned in the comment before yours, my car doesn't do anything except light up the heat seat buttons. No heat. I'm actually questioning whether the seats have the elements needed as others have stated. Someone did install the switches and they did say they felt the seat getting "warm" but its very subtle. I'm wondering if that's just body heat that's warming up the seat. They also said it wasn't worth the $100 for the part and imo, it wouldn't be worth the money or the effort to do so, unless you like having heated seat switches on your dash.
 
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