Question about Toyota Cars & Trucks
Front passenger manual seat slides forwards & backwards but will not lock into any position. Nothing happens when pulling up or down on the adjustment bar.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The front seatblet retractor springs have weakened. Unfortunatly, there are no "user serviceable parts" on them. They would have to be replaced. How many miles is on it? If you have low mileage, the Toyota Customer Experience Center may provide you some assistance, as the belt replacements are quite expensive. I'd call the CEC and explain your dilemma. Here is the number: 1-800-331-4331
Posted on Sep 23, 2008
its the cable from the handle to the seat mechanism that locks the seat in place. an easy fix with new cable from vw .i think its a dealer only part !
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
I just had the same problem. When the seat is powered all the forward, one of the worm drives reached the end of its travel and jammed against the threaded block that it passes through. To fix this the seat has to be unbolted and tipped back. There are four tiny 6mm bolts that hold the motor plate in. Remove these and the motor will come out. The worm drive is bolted in at one end and has a set pin at the other. Remove the worm drive and use a couple of vice grips or equivalent to loosen the threaded block from the worm drive.
Posted on Jun 21, 2009
I'm assuming you have manual adjustment seats. There is a spring underneath the seat that locks the end of the lever into corresponding notches in the seat frame rail. That spring has either fallen off or broken.
Posted on Jan 22, 2010
needs a forward/rearward motor. it has two separate motors under the seat. very common and i replace them all the time. good luck
Posted on Mar 26, 2010
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