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Mazda CX-5 Service & Repair Manual: Seat Warmer Control Unit Inspection

Mazda CX-5 Service & Repair Manual / Body / Seats / Seat Warmer Control Unit Inspection

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Symptom Trouble Shooting Index


No.

Troubleshooting item

Description

1

Seat warmer function is inoperative.

Seat warmer does not warm seat even though seat warmer switch is on

2

Seat warmer always operations.

Seat warmer warms seat even though seat warmer switch is off

3

Temperature of the seat warmer cannot be adjusted.

  • Seat warmer does not adjust temperature even though seat warmer switch is switched between low and high

  • Seat warmer temperature continues to rise


Inspection Procedure (No.1 Seat Warmer Function Is Inoperative)


No.1

Seat warmer function is inoperative

DETECTION

Seat warmer does not warm seat even though seat warmer switch is on

POSSIBLE CAUSE

    The power supply is not supplied to filament of seat warmer

  • Open circuit in seat warmer control unit power supply circuit:

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal O—Battery positive terminal

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal M—Battery positive terminal

  • SEAT WARM 20 A

    fuse malfunction (Fuse to melt away or broken):

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal O—Battery positive terminal (fuse to melt away)

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal M—Battery positive terminal (fuse to melt away)

  • Poor connect the connector:

    • Driver-side seat warmer unit connector—Seat warmer control unit connector

    • Passenger-side seat warmer unit connector—Seat warmer control unit connector

  • Open circuit in wiring harness between the following terminal:

    • Driver-side seat warmer unit terminal P—Driver-side seat warmer unit terminal A

    • Passenger-side seat warmer unit terminal N—Passenger-side seat warmer unit terminal B

    Seat warmer control unit not operation

  • Open circuit or short to ground in wiring harness between the following terminal:

    • Front body control module (FBCM) terminal 1C—Seat warmer control unit terminal K

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal H—Body ground

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal G—Body ground

    Seat warmer unit cannot control filament on

  • Seat warmer control malfunction

    Seat warmer filament does not generate heat

  • Driver-side seat warmer unit (seat cushion side) malfunction

  • Driver-side seat warmer unit (seat back side) malfunction

  • Passenger-side seat warmer unit (seat cushion side) malfunction

  • Passenger-side seat warmer unit (seat back side) malfunction

    Seat warmer control unit cannot receive operation signal

  • Seat warmer control unit malfunction

  • Open circuit or short to ground in wiring harness between the following terminal:

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Climate control unit terminal 1C (with full-auto air conditioner)

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Clock terminal D (with manual air conditioner)


Diagnostic procedure

STEP

INSPECTION

ACTION

1

PERFORM DTC INSPECTION

  • Perform meter and climate control unit DTC inspection.

  • Verify the meter DTC inspection and clock output check mode.

  • Are DTCs and error codes output?

Yes

Perform the diagnosis according to the inspection procedure for each code.

No

Go to the next step.

2

DETERMINE IF THE MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS THE SEAT WARMER SWITCH

  • Select either Low, Mid, or High on the seat warmer switch.

  • Does the seat warmer switch LED illuminate?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Inspect the climate control unit or clock.

(See CLIMATE CONTROL UNIT INSPECTION [FULL-AUTO AIR CONDITIONER].)

(See CLOCK INSPECTION.)

3

DETERMINE MALFUNCTIONING SYSTEM

  • Are the seat warmers on both sides not operating?

Yes

Go to step 9.

No

Go to the next step.

4

INSPECT THE SEAT WARMER CONTROL UNIT POWER SUPPLY FUSE

  • Inspect the SEAT WARM 20 A

    fuse.

  • Is the fuse normal?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

  • If the fuse is deterioration:

    • Replace the malfunctioning fuse.

  • If the fuse is melt

    Repair the short to ground in wiring harness between the following terminals:

    • SEAT WARM 20 A

      fuse—Seat warmer control unit O

    • SEAT WARM 20 A

      fuse—Seat warmer control unit M

5*

DETERMINE IF CAUSE OF MALFUNCTION IS CONTROLLER POWER SUPPLY WIRING HARNESS FOR SEAT WARMER OR OTHER CAUSE

  • Switch the ignition off (LOCK).

  • Disconnect the seat warmer control unit connector.

  • Measure the voltage at the following terminal (wiring harness-side):

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal M

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal O

  • Is the voltage B+

    ?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

  • Repair or replace the open circuit at the following wiring harness.

    • SEAT WARMER 20 A fuse—Seat warmer control unit

6*

VERIFY IF MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS OPEN CIRCUIT IN SEAT WARMER CONTROL UNIT POWER SUPPLY WIRING HARNESS

  • Seat warmer control unit connector are disconnected.

  • Switch the ignition off (LOCK).

  • Measure the voltage at the following terminal (wiring harness-side):

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal K

  • Is the voltage B+

    ?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

  • Inspect the front body control module (FBCM) 1C terminal..

  • Repair or replace the open circuit at the following wiring harness.

    • Front body control module (FBCM) terminal 1C—Seat warmer control unit terminal K

7*

VERIFY IF MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS SHORT TO GROUND IN SEAT WARMER CONTROL UNIT

  • Seat warmer control unit connector on the side that is not operating is disconnected.

  • Inspect for continuity between the following terminals (wiring harness-side):

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal on the side that is not operating H—Ground

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal on the side that is not operating G—Ground

  • Is there continuity?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

  • Inspect the open circuit following.

    • Seat warmer unit terminal H—GND

    • Seat warmer unit terminal G—GND

  • Inspect the GND connector terminals for poor connection.

  • Repair or replace the malfunction.

8*

VERIFY IF MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS OPEN CIRCUIT IN WIRING HARNESS OF SEAT WARMER SWITCH SIGNAL

  • Seat warmer control unit connector is disconnected.

  • Inspect for continuity between the following terminals (wiring harness-side):

    • With full-auto air conditioner

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Climate control terminal 1C

      With manual air conditioner

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Clock terminal D

  • Is there continuity?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

  • Inspect the open circuit following.

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Climate control terminal 1C

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Clock terminal D

9*

INSPECT SEAT WARMER CONTROL UNIT AND SEAT WARMER UNIT CONNECTOR

  • Disconnect the seat warmer control unit and seat warmer unit connector on the side not operating.

  • Inspect the seat warmer control unit and seat warmer unit connector terminals for poor connection (such as damaged/pulled-out pins, and corrosion).

  • Is there any malfunction?

Yes

Repair or replace the malfunctions.

No

Go to the next step.

10*

VERIFY IF MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS OPEN CIRCUIT IN WIRING HARNESS OF SEAT WARMER UNIT CIRCUIT

  • Switch the ignition off (LOCK).

  • Disconnect the seat warmer control unit connector.

  • Inspect for continuity between the following terminals (wiring harness-side):

    • Driver-side seat warmer unit terminal P—A

    • Passenger-side seat warmer unit terminal N—B

  • Is there continuity?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Replace the seat warmer unit.

11

DETERMINE IF THE MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS SEAT WARMER CONTROL UNIT

    With full-auto air conditioner

  • Replace the climate control unit.

    With manual air conditioner

  • Replace the clock.

  • Does the seat warmer system operate?

Yes

Troubleshooting completed.

No

Replace the seat warmer control unit.


Inspection Procedure (No.2 Seat Warmer Always Operations)


No.2

Seat warmer always operations

DETECTION

Seat warmer warms seat even though seat warmer switch is off

POSSIBLE CAUSE

    Seat warmer switch is always ON

  • Seat warmer switch malfunction

    Seat warmer control unit falsely detects seat warmer switch is ON

  • Seat warmer control unit malfunction

  • Short circuit in wiring harness between the following terminal:

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Climate control unit terminal 1C

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Clock terminal D


Diagnostic procedure

STEP

INSPECTION

ACTION

1*

DETERMINE IF THE MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS THE SEAT WARMER SWITCH

  • Switch the ignition off (LOCK).

    With full-auto air conditioner

  • Disconnect the climate control unit connector.

    With manual air conditioner

  • Disconnect the clock connector.

  • Switch the ignition ON (engine off or on).

  • Is the seat warmer system operating?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Replace the climate control unit or clock.

(See CLIMATE CONTROL UNIT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [FULL-AUTO AIR CONDITIONER].)

(See CLOCK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2

DETERMINE IF THE MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS THE SEAT WARMER COTROL UNIT

  • Disconnect the seat warmer control unit connector.

  • Measure the voltage between seat warmer control unit terminal I and body ground.

  • Is the voltage 1.0 or more

    ?

Yes

Repair or replace for a short to ground in the wiring harness.

No

Replace the seat warmer control unit..


Inspection Procedure (No.3 Temperature Of Seat Warmer Cannot Be Adjusted)


No.3

Temperature of seat warmer cannot be adjusted

DETECTION

  • Seat warmer does not adjust temperature even though seat warmer Lo/Mid/Hi switch is switched between low and high

  • Seat warmer temperature continues to rise

POSSIBLE CAUSE

    Seat warmer switch does not Low/Mid/Hi switched

  • Seat warmer switch malfunction

    Seat warmer control unit falsely detects always seat warmer switch to Low, Mid or Hi

  • Seat warmer control unit malfunction

  • Short to ground in wiring harness between the following terminal:

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Climate control unit terminal 1C

    • Seat warmer control unit terminal I—Clock terminal D

    Seat warmer control unit cannot control seat warmer unit

  • Seat warmer control unit malfunction

  • Thermostat (Built-in seat warmer unit) malfunction

  • Short to ground circuit in wiring harness between the following terminal:

    • Driver-side seat warmer unit—Seat warmer control unit terminal C

    • Passenger-side seat warmer unit—Seat warmer control unit terminal D


Diagnostic procedure

STEP

INSPECTION

ACTION

1

DETERMINE MALFUNCTIONING SYSTEM

  • Are the seat warmers on both sides not operating?

Yes

Replace the seat warmer control unit..

No

Go to the next step.

2*

VERIFY IF MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS OPEN CIRCUIT IN WIRING HARNESS OF SEAT WARMER UNIT CIRCUIT

  • Switch the ignition off (LOCK).

  • Disconnect the seat warmer control unit connector.

  • Inspect for continuity between the following terminals (wiring harness-side):

    • Driver-side seat warmer unit terminal C—E

    • Passenger-side seat warmer unit terminal D—F

  • Is there continuity?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Replace the seat warmer unit.

3*

VERIFY IF MALFUNCTION CAUSE IS SHRT CIRCUIT IN WIRING HARNESS OF SEAT WARMER UNIT CIRCUIT

  • Inspect for continuity between the following terminals (wiring harness-side):

    • Driver-side seat warmer unit terminal C—Body ground

    • Passenger-side seat warmer unit terminal D—Body ground

  • Is there continuity?

Yes

Repair or replace for a short to ground in the wiring harness.

No

Replace the seat warmer control unit.


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