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Old 11-27-2017, 09:57 PM   #1
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So I just bought a 2004 SVT and it has a couple issues... driver heated seat doesnít work, rear defroster doesnít work.... but I canít really complain as I paid $1600. Oh and itís lowered on tein coilovers but I donít like the ride at all. So may be looking to swap suspension or sell them in the near future. Looking forward to the new daily and maybe hit some autocross


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Old 11-27-2017, 10:08 PM   #2
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look in the buy and sell there is actually someone selling a proper spring set that will lower the car a LITTLE from stock but not as bad and agressive as coilovers.. coilovers will always give you that bouncing hop type suspension depending on the type and series of the springs it used..

there is also someone parting an SVT (2002)

second rear defroster.. on your hatch to the body you will find a courrogated tube that houses and shields the wiring loom inside that loom you will find the power wire to the rear defrost if your front defrost switch lights up and it doesnt work there is most likely 1 or more damaged wires in that rubber tube its a very common issue..

heated seats have you checked the fuse for them.. does the switch light up for them if they do its probably a bad element
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There is a write up for the heated seat fix.
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Old 11-28-2017, 05:27 AM   #4
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or you could always hijack Pasta's buttwarmers.. not like they are needed in NY
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Welcome to FF.....Hows the t/b on your svt? Any idea when it was done? If not= next thing to do as well as the t-stat housing.
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