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The electrically operated seats on my BMW Z3 2.8 roadster (1997) move approx. 1cm. backwards or forwards when accelerating or braking. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem?

The electrically operated seats on my BMW Z3 2.8 roadster (1997) move approx. 1cm. backwards or forwards when accelerating or braking. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem? Phil, Holland

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