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I dont know what to do about this, but I was just thumbing through the 2012 Focus owners guide and it warns me not to put anything heavy on the seat. I know I am a bit overweight, but how did Ford know.
 

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Lol, I don't think your going to damage anything.
 

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At one time Saab issued a TSB about passenger weight. The passenger presence system can max out at about 250lbs(maybe 300 or more i forget the actual number). Being a skinny guy, I always chuckle to myself when this issue comes up(no offence intended). Most likely nothing will break, but the sensors might only work to a certain weight.
 

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I bought some takeout the other day and used the passenger seat as a plate warmer until I got home :-D

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The same thought had crossed my mind too. Dont know if I like the idea that they dont reset automatically when the ignition is turned off though.
 

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I bought some takeout the other day and used the passenger seat as a plate warmer until I got home :-D

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What a genius idea! I wish I had heated seats now!
 

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^^ and it worked too....lol
 

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I bought some takeout the other day and used the passenger seat as a plate warmer until I got home :-D

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Been doing that for years. I'm not convinced it makes a huge difference, and I think some cars are configured to not turn on the heat if it doesn't detect a passenger (using the airbag sensor), but I still do it. [:eek:)]
 

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At one time Saab issued a TSB about passenger weight. The passenger presence system can max out at about 250lbs(maybe 300 or more i forget the actual number). Being a skinny guy, I always chuckle to myself when this issue comes up(no offence intended). Most likely nothing will break, but the sensors might only work to a certain weight.
250# seems low only because it's not hard for a tall guy to get there and we have plenty of average-height Americans over 250 as well. It would seriously surprise me if car manufacturers are not assuming people of at least 300# are sitting in their seats :p
 
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