Question about 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

Electric seat switch

I have a 03 GTP, the seat switch won't go to back, it's stuck in the middle, well, it went forward and now will only go back to the middle position.  how can I either get the seat out or take the switch out?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 10 Answers

I had the same problem, turned out there was a penny jammed in the track on the console side. Used needle nosed plyers and got the penny out, then used WD-40 and lubricated the tracks and it now works smoother than it did when I first bought the car.
Inspect the tracks because i bet you have something gummed up or jammed in there.
Good Luck

Simon
simonkhpa@yahoo.com

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Driver side electric seat is stuck in the far forward position and won't move. How do I move it manually or fix the motor.


Auto Repair: How to Replace a Power Seat Motor - YouTube

? 1:44
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDh-0rs5Fjo
Oct 26, 2010 - Uploaded by automdvideos
Auto Repair: How to Replace a Power Seat Motor ... 2007 - 2008 Ford Expedition/Lincoln Navigator Driver Bottom Install Video ...2003-2006 Chevy/GMC Seat Cover Install 1 of 3 - eBay Ready ...2000 Ford Explorer Front Seat Track Stuck Motor Repair - Duration: 4:39. by cubmancan 4,959 views. 4:39.
Drivers seat is dead! No power seat or heat. - TheDieselGarage.comwww.thedieselgarage.com/.../96465-drivers-seat-dead-no-power-seat-hea...Mar 22, 2010 - 2003-2005 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe 2003-2005.... Power seat on driver side didn't work.....passenger did! Neither ...DANG electric seat ' Chevy Truck Forum ' GM Truck Clubwww.gmtruckclub.com/forum/threads/dang-electric-seat.2990/Apr 27, 2006 - 10 posts - ‎7 authors'03 Tahoe My driver seat just stopped, of corse not where I need it, the ... I have a 2003Tahoe and both heated seats are not working. ... with my seat heater on the drivers seat in my 03 Avalanche, it turns ... The driver's side on my Silverado gets way warmer than the passenger side. ... Frozen New Member.Power Seat Problems?? - Tahoe Forum - Che

Dec 29, 2015 | 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche

1 Answer

Electric seat is STUCK!!


sounds like something caught in track of seat if not sounds like switch

Feb 17, 2014 | Pontiac G6 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have an 03 lincoln navigator the driver seat wont go forward or backward it can only go up and down, but every time touch the switch i hear a click, what can be my problem and what can be done to solve...


Most Ford products are designed so the seat belt latch by the center console moves with the seat. The bottom of the latch rides on the seat rail, and with time sometimes it builds up a little play on the rail. As the seat moves forward or back, the seat belt guide often tilts forward or back, just a bit, on the rail, and gets stuck. So you can move forward or back just a bit, but then it jams and you can hear the motor, but can go no further.

The long term fix is to remove the seat, disassemble the seat belt guide and rail, and usually replace some parts.

But the short term solution is often to simply hold on to the seat belt latch and rock it forward and away from the seat as you try to go forward or back. Or, sometimes it works best to rock it backwards and away from the seat as you try to move forward or back. It all depends on which way it is binding.

There's no guarantee that it won't jam again if you move it all the way back or forward, but once you find the right position to hold the seat latch in while moving the seat, you should be able to re-adjust it where you need it to be.

Aug 23, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

HONDA ACCORD Seats Front Assembly Recliner went down and won't go up


I wouldn't ruin anything by trying things yourself

I would have a dealer check it out

The dealer I used in the past, has a seat specialist come
in on Wed only, around 5:30 after the service bays close
& one service writer hangs out until that person fixes a
couple vehicles seat issues

Jun 12, 2012 | 1995 Honda Accord

1 Answer

1995 Lincoln Continental, passenger seat won't tilt back forward


YOU HAVE A SWITCH OR A TILT ACTUATOR MOTOR PROBLEM. LINCOLNS HAVE 5 OR 6 ELECTRIC MOTORS MOUNTED ON THE UNDERSIDE OF EACH FRONT SEAT WHICH REQUIRES REMOVING THE SEAT TO INSPECT .THEIR ARE ALSO CABLES ATTATCHED TO THESE MOTORS SO LISTEN WHEN YOU HIT THE TILT SWITCH DO YOU HEAR A MOTOR NOISE? IF YOU DO THEN YOU MAY HAVE A BAD CABLE.

Apr 11, 2012 | 1995 Lincoln Continental

1 Answer

I have a 1993 Mercury Topaz that I just bought, and the drivers side seat will not move forward, it will go in all other directions, but won't move forward...any suggestions?


There are 3 electric motors on the seat. One is forward and back, one is front up and down, and one is rear up and down. The switch changes the polarity back and forth to achieve the proper movement. I think the wire color for the forward and back motor is yellow with a white tracer and red with a white tracer. so if the switch gives the motor positive voltage to the yellow with a white tracer and grounds the red with a white tracer the seat moves forward. If the switch gives the red with a white tracer positive and the yellow with a white tracer ground the seat moves back. (or the other way around). So we can safely say it is in the switch.
Good luck and God Bless

Jun 06, 2011 | 1993 Mercury Topaz

3 Answers

Subaru outback all wheel drive electric seat switch stuck


I just went through and determined it was the switch. My wife had accidentally moved the seat almost all of the way forward - and the reverse did not work at all - she was very cramped. After going thru fuses and seeing that none were blown I looked for loose wiring under the seat and found none. I was about to pull the seat when I stopped and decide to pull the side cover first. Item 5 in the photo below. Once that was off access to the switch was easy - item 3. The box actually contains a set of 3 switch housings each with 2 switches on it - total of 6 for each direction. I unplugged the large connector to this switch. Then I cut some wire off of a roll of wire i had in the garage and stripped both ends. I put one wire into the power contact (red) and the other into ground (black) and then took the other end of both wires and connected them across the other contacts in the connector. Pretty quickly I could determine which pair of contacts controlled which motor. I got the right combination that allowed me to operate the seat-reverse motor and get the seat back into the right position... problem solved. I still need to find a replacement switch box at a junk yard but no hurry now that the seat is back to a comfortable position.




9_16_2012_2_47_21_pm.jpg

Feb 05, 2010 | 2001 Subaru Outback

2 Answers

Electric front seat stuck in forward position. It's a 2002 Camry. I moved the electric adjustment completely forward looking for an item and it would not return back to the original position. Both tilts...


I had the same problem on my 2003 Toyota Camry. The threaded drive screws are what spin underneath the seat and cause the seat to move back and forth (same way a garage door opens or closes). When the seat gets all the way in the forward position, the threading on the drive screws ends, which causes the bolts connected to the seat to jam and get stuck. It should sound like the motor is trying to turn but it won't, it just clicks. Un-jam the bolts and rotate them one rotation from the all the way forward position to ensure your seat is reinstalled straight.

Oct 27, 2009 | 2003 Toyota Camry

1 Answer

Kia sedona front passenger seat stuck in forward position


Electric or manual??? If electric one of the motors has gone out. If the kids were playing with it they may have held the button down causing the motor to spin while the seat was all the way foward and it will just burn the motor up after so long. Also the switch could be bad. Unfortunatley being that its power there is no way to manually move the seat back without the motor turning or removing the seat and spinning the motor sprocket by hand...

Sep 10, 2009 | 2002 GMC Envoy

2 Answers

Front driver seat adjustments. Push control forward seat goes back; push control back seat moves forward. Easy exit feature moves seat forward


probably the switch is installed backward in its cover so remove the switch and rotate it and put it back

Nov 19, 2008 | 2005 GMC Yukon Xl Denali

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Logo

Related Topics:

138 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60792 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6811 Answers

Are you a Pontiac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...