My audi driver seat will only move forward. I can hear it click in the relay when i try to move it back but it dose not. The car is parked in my parkade and the seat is soo far forward that I cant even get in to it to take it to the shop to have it looked at. Any ideas?
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it does not appear that the driver seat or adjustable pedal share anything in common
furthermore, the sound you hear clicking may be the actual seat motor trying to work, but lets do a quick test
try to move the seat up/down, forward/back and any combination. If while holding the button in said position and you consistently hear the clicking sound that follow the sound and touch the motor under your seat. If you feel the "clicking" then your seat motor is bound or siezed and will need repair.
if instead you just hear one click then you might be experiencing a relay problem
As for the pedal adjustment... have you checked fuse #109 (30A) @ the CJB (Central Junction Box) behind the right kick panel?
Can you hear the motor turn when trying to go back and forth? If not, motor may be faulty or bad relay in the wiring to that motor. If you hear motor and seat doesn't move, then the motor may have fallen off track
You can move the drivers seat back by turning on the power, getting in the seat and position your feet firmly on the fron flor with your back firmly against he seatback, and then engage the switch pushing back - while pushing like hell with your feet. You can actually hear the seat drive shaft turning while the seat moves back. The principle should be the same for moving forward, but pressure would have to be aplide to the back of the seat.
I have had the exact same problem , the actaual cause of the seat not sliding back is due to the small cable retaing clip which fastens at the underneath of the seat this is a very common problem and is very trickY to get to as you say the rear panel appers to need to come off , it does not, you axs the small clip from removeing the liners at the very bottom of the seat where there is a footwell light , when you axs this area you be able to get to the clip or the actaul cable ,to which ever is broken,,
I'm assuming this is a power seat. If so, there are separate motors that control the various functions of the seat such as forward/backard, recline, lumbar support, etc. It could be that the motor or an electrical connection to the motor for the forward/backward motion is faulty. Normally all of the motors would be on the same power circuit, so if some of the functions are working then it is probably not a blown fuse.
Just one other personal observation, I have actually seen an instance where some loose pocket change had spilled under the seat and a quarter had become wedged in the track that the seat slides in and had jammed the tracks so tightly that the seat would not move.
One thing to note is whether or not you hear anything when you try to move the seat forward/backward. If you hear a click or a buzz when you press the button then that could mean that something is physically jamming the seat tracks. If you don't hear anything when you press the button, then that more than likely means a problem with the motor or the electrical connection to the motor.
Maybe relay switch faulty.The main relays are located behind a panel on the drivers side of the facia others in back of engine bay....Or could be switch module which is on your steering column..But at all costs keep back from audi dealerships will rip you off...