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Power lumbar not working in buick rainier

It wotked a couple days ago. Now I hear the motor run for a few seconds while holding the button, but there is not change in the lumber adjustment.

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The drive nut may have broken loose or just broke. Short of opening the seat upholstery there is not much that can be done. At least since you are hearing the motor, the wiring should fine. It uses the same fundamentals as the seat positioning mechanism uses.

An upholstery shop might be your best bet to get the upholstery covering off intact with minimal damage so the mechanism itself can be reworked/repaired and seat frame repaired as needed.

The problem with cleaning solvents or spray lubricants is the potential for the foam seat form to get damaged- or worse- permanent smell.

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Could be one of several problems in the rear diff.
It depends if its the optional locking rear diff and it's stuck locked, or it is the limited slip and something inside caused it to lock.

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Fairly common problem on the 03-06 Rainier instrument clusters, it's caused by failing stepper motor on the cluster's circuit board and it can be fixed. Check out this page for more on it - Rainier oil gauge broken

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