Tag: seats

17 Posts

At Least It's a Dry Heat
Jul 17, 2018

At Least It's a Dry Heat

Dear Car Talk

It's safe to use seat heaters if you're stranded in snow.

heating seats winter

Prius C has an uncomfortable headrest
Nov 24, 2015

Today: New Prius Headrest is a Pain in the Neck

Dear Car Talk

Jeannette loves her new Prius C except for one thing: the headrest. It's screwing with her posture and can't be adjusted. Can Car Talk help?

seats safety Toyota Prius

Massaging car seats
Oct 23, 2015

Here's the rub: 2016 Lincoln MKX gets massaging seats

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The Lincoln MKX coddles with massaging seats.

seats Lincoln MKS 2016

Do seat covers hinder airbags
Aug 01, 2009

Are seat covers a "no-no" when it comes to airbags?

Dear Car Talk

My daughter has an '07 Honda CR-V with side air bags. I gave her a set of cloth seat covers to protect her seats, and she was told by a mechanic that she should take them off, as the air...

airbags safety features seats

is it safe to move or remove the headrest to accommodate my updo hairstyle
Nov 01, 2007

Should Barbara tweak her headrest, to make room for her long mane?

Dear Car Talk

I'm a member of a forum discussion board, the Long Hair Community. Which, of course, means that I have long hair (mine is past my waist). Anyway, one member mentioned that she removed the headrest from her driver's seat because...

safety seats

our ford focus wagon burned my wife and her clothes with its seat warmer
Jul 01, 2006

Bill's wife's butt is SO HOT... thanks to an overheating Ford seat warmer. What can he do? Find out.

Dear Car Talk

My wife's butt is SO HOT ... and it was caused by a 2003 Ford Focus Wagon's "seat warmers"! The seat warmers burned the seat material and my wife's new winter coat! I wrote Ford's Consumer Affairs department to warn them of...

safety recalls seats

should a seat back break in a car accident
Aug 01, 2004

Is it normal for a seat back to break in a serious car accident?

Dear Car Talk

My -year-old daughter was in a car accident when her ' Ford Contour was T-boned by a sport utility vehicle a GMC Yukon Her car spun around several times and ended up in a ditch She was wearing her seat...

seats safety accidents

Apr 01, 2002

Jeep Cherokee skimped on backseat headreasts that could prevent serious neck injury.

Dear Car Talk

I have a four-door Jeep Cherokee and I'm worried that the low rear seat which doesn't have headrests might be dangerous in an accident I noticed this when my son recently went from being in a child seat which extended...

accidents safety seats Jeep Cherokee

Dec 01, 2000

Can you recommend a vehicle with higher than average seats for someone with limited mobility?

Dear Car Talk

My husband has artificial hips and is experiencing less and less flexibility as time goes by Getting into low seats anywhere is a real problem for him his hips should not cannot bend more than degrees Can you suggest vehicles...


Jul 01, 2000

How can I keep my new leather seats looking new?

Dear Car Talk

I just bought a Ford Explorer XLT with leather seats Since this is my first time owning leather seats I'd like to know if there are any special techniques to care for my leather upholstery I ask this question because...

interiors maintenance seats