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The drivers seat is stuck. It won't move forward or backward but all other seat functions work fine. hi and please help..I have the same problem with the driver seat..it will go up and down and the back will come forward, but it will not move forward..PLEASE HELP the car is a 2000 I 30 with less then 30,000 miles on it....thanks for ANY help or ideas....

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  • dkbszn Jan 10, 2009

    hi and thanks for your help...I got it fixed by going under the front seat (FROM UNDER THE STEERING WHEEL,not back seat) you will see a little black and white box, just lifted it up or moved it while pushing the control to move the seat up and it worked...maybe lucky me, but it works..thanks ,Donna

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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.

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The seat usually has 2 motors, one for forward and back movement and one for up & down. A 3rd motor is used for forward/back of the seat back.

I think you either have a bad motor or that motor is not getting power to it. Check for a bad relay first. Your owner manual should have a chart showing where the relay is. Usually it is with the fuse panel on the dash behind an acccess panel. Some are also located under the hood. A relay is used insteads of a fuse die to the high power needed. good luck

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