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POWER SEAT SWITCH ON 96 CAMARO WILL MOVE SEAT ALL BUT FORWARD STUCK AT ALL THE WAY BACK REPLACE SWITCH OR IS THERE A WAY TO MOVE MANUALLY?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    the 1st thing to do is pull the switch and test the for/aft function, if this checks ok and 12 volts is being sent to the for and aft motor then u will need to replace the power seat transmission. no way to move it manually unless you take the seat out and then override the seat transmission by taking it apart.

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Camaros and Firebird/Trans-ams are notorious for electrial issues. I have owned several and I love them! I never experienced your problem my self, but obviously electricity is getting to the seat and its just a matter of process of elimination, so it sounds like you need to remove the switch and inspect all the connections, if no problems are noticed externally, then replace the switch first to rule out that possibity.

Before any of this, rule out the mechanical and obvious causes first before it costs you anything. Check the tracks that the seat slides back and forth on. I have frequent problems with change coming out of my pockets every time my foot gets heavy on the pedal (600hp vette)....so definity coins and other debris can cause the tracks to jam: cigarette lighters, pens, glasses, tools, fast food rubbish can all cause this.....

If its not any of these problems, it might be a relay

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