2004 Chevy Tahoe seat controls not working properly
The driver side seat adjutsment, specifically the control for the bottom portion of the seat, seems to be working in reverse. When I pull up on the lever the seat tilts down, and when I push down on the lever... the seat comes up. The up and down movements are in short bursts, I have to release the lever and reengage the switch in order to keep moving the seat, it will not continue to move otherwise. The controls have worked well since I have owned the vehicle. The forward/back and lumbar functions still work.
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this can be a few things, you may have a bad motor, or a broken cable to motor or seat track and last maybe a broken track, the best way to diagnose would be to remove the seat flip it over while still conected,meaning; remove the bolts at the bottom of the seat then push seat back toward the rear seat this way you can see the track, now move the controls as you watch the track,it may go sideways instead of straight back or foward this will show you what side is not working from there you can see if its a cable broken or track or motor not turning .
this fuse controls a few things i will list them and send a copy for you.this way you can determine which asc come on this truck, but i know some do and they are needed,it controls the hvac system (heating/ ac), electronic suspension, rear wheel steering,and heated seats. instead of removing the fuse which cant be done look under the rear seats and unplug the heated seats module theres two one under each seat in the rear seats that will shut it down. hope this helps
Its more then likely the temp door broken or temp door motor broken/stuck. There is 2-3 of these motors under the dash on the side of the evap/heater core box. Some require extensive labor to replace, good luck
lower the bottom portion, there will be two black cables. follow them toward the back of the seat, past a black round plate, where they become top and bottom cables. Push down toward the floor board on the bottom cable (my bottom cable is no longer black coated but rather a bare feeling cable wire). When pushing down on the bottom cable, pull the seat forward. As the seat does come forward the headrest will fold back at the same time. Not an easy find for me either, they should just make a release lever, but oh well..... I Hope this helps. Just keep playing around with those two cables until it finally does release.
I had the same problem on my 2004 GMC Yukon XL.
Still under warranty the shop was able to reprogram the climate control system and tell what was wrong rather quickly with a OBD computer.
That’s when they found both of the climate control (driver and passenger) side actuators were bad and the control unit that tells the actuators where they should be was also bad.
The truck was in the shop with most all the dash, seats, consol, and steering wheel out for a week. The cost was over $1200.00.
That has seamed to fix the problem. Good Luck.