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Power seat not moving front to back, everything else works

05 Buick Rainier, power seat does not move front to back, everything else works (power, lumbar, heat, seat back and height), just the base does not move back to front. Memory keys work fine When you try to activate or move the seat with the switch on the side of the seat, you can hear something clicking, but there's no motion.

I had wiggled or unplugged the harness connector once and it "fixed" the problem temporarily, but that's not working this time.

Do the servo motors have a history of locking up? Is there a saftey switch that might be preventing it from moving?

My wife has to drive this, is there any way I can move the seat manually? (Too many motors, can I spin the shaft if I can find the motor (any hints welcomed)

Any help appreciated

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Woman with a hammer fixed 2004 Rainer! Had same problem. just tapped rear runners with hammer and it broke loose. Works fine now!!!
Hope it works for you.

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