Some 2022 Chevy Trailblazer customers may have been affected by a recent constraint on the heated seats feature, but luckily, heated seats are now available for a free dealer retrofit per a new GM customer satisfaction program.
Previously, certain units of the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer were under constraint for the heated front seats feature, which is tagged with RPO code KA1. The feature is usually equipped as standard on 2022 Chevy Trailblazer LT, Activ, and RS trim levels, and is not available for the entry-level LS trim. The feature was put under constraint as a result of the global microchip shortage.
Now, however, 2022 Chevy Trailblazer customers affected by this constraint are eligible for a dealer retrofit per a new GM customer satisfaction program. To perform this retrofit, dealers are instructed to replace the seat heater control module, reprogram the body control module, and for some vehicles, possibly reprogram the HVAC control module.
The 2022 Chevy Trailblazer is among several GM vehicles previously affected by a constraint for the heated seat feature, but now eligible for a free dealer retrofit. Some of these other vehicles include the GMC Canyon, Chevy Camaro, Chevy Colorado, Cadillac CT4, Chevy Malibu, and Buick Encore GX.
As a reminder, the 2022 Chevy Trailblazer is the second model year for the current-generation compact five-door crossover. Engine options include the turbocharged 1.2L I3 LIH gasoline engine, rated at 137 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque, and the turbocharged 1.3L I3 L3T gasoline engine, rated at 155 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. Output is routed through either a continuously variable transmission or the GM 9-speed automatic depending on the configuration.