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Old 02-09-2011, 09:46 AM
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Steering Wheel Warmer

I noticed the other day, when the temp in the car was set to 60 deg, the steering wheel was barely warm. When I bumped the temp to 85 deg, the wheel got much much warmer. Is the steering wheel temp linked to the temperature setting in the car? I wish it would get just as warm regardless!
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Old 02-09-2011, 12:31 PM
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I don't believe they are linked. I think that fact the the heating of the steering wheel is subtle and only one-stage. When you have your car cooler, the wheel just wont feel has warm. And add to the fact you had cold air blowing from the vents, it would make the wheel feel colder simply by the air moving over it. Likewise for the heat blowing from the vents.
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You had the temp setting at 60? Brr
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Old 02-10-2011, 06:42 AM
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You had the temp setting at 60? Brr
Sounds like my father in our house when I was a kid. 65 degrees during the day and 60 at night. He was tight. If I were cold he would tell me to put on a sweatshirt.
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Old 02-10-2011, 11:28 AM
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Does a portion of steering wheel heat up or whole wheel heats up?
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Old 02-10-2011, 12:14 PM
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Does a portion of steering wheel heat up or whole wheel heats up?
All the way around. no spokes, though.
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I really dont like the lack of heat from the "heated steering wheel", my E60 HSW was much warmer. Wonder if there is a software adjustment for this?
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:52 AM
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It felt really warm and good when I first started using it. Now that I am used to it, I wish it could get warmer - faster.
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