USA TODAY reported people have been severely burned by car seat heaters. Johnson Clifton Larson & Schaler, an Oregon law firm, says that it knows of at least 150 people injured by the convenience feature.
NHTSA would do an analysis of its own data to “determine what actions, if any, are needed to address this issue.”
Clayton Ford an owner of 2005 Chevrolet Silverado was severely burned after he turned on the seat heater by mistake while operating the window.
General Motors says that it began to put seat-heater warnings in 2010 model year vehicles.
Source: USA Today