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    1997 Boxster
  1. I just started running into this exact issue. Did you find a fix? Appreciate any insight.
  2. I took my car the Vargas Auto Upholstery in Sunnyvale. They've done work for me twice, and I have been pleased with the results. The Boxster seat cushion swap was $340 labor. The details for this, and parts are at the link I posted earlier. You may also want to check the Babblers site for upholstery reviews in the Bay area. Babblers Vendor Recommendations
  3. I recently completed a heated seat upgrade for my '97 Boxster, which I documented at the URL listed below. I've posted this doc on some other forums, but thought it might help some folks here as well. Heated Seat Upgrade Doc
  4. Diagrams for the fuses and relays are posted on my web site for the heated seat upgrade. Keep in mind that there was a tech bulleting for the seat wires getting worn. This MAY be contributing to your problem.
  5. Your car currently has the heated seat option and you are asking how to get the heating mechanism from one seat to the other? The heating elements are molded into the seat foam. This pad (or foam) actually has two different part numbers. One for heat, and one without. So the key to heating the seats themselves is in the pad. The standard and sport seats are different shapes, so I would be very suprised if the pads were the same. That said, you could buy the sport seat pads with heat (assuming that was ever an option) and have them swapped by an upholstery shop. This all assumes that you want
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