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Power seat 2003 Ford escape drivers seat will not move forward or back

Drivers power seat will not move forward or back

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If it isn't making noise, check the electrical connection. If its getting power it could be that the motor needs to be replaced.If it just hums when you try to operate it, the motor is either jammed or needs to be replaced.

Posted on Jan 06, 2015

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SOURCE: 2003 ford expedition power seats

more than like it's a bad switch assembly

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SOURCE: my drivers seat wont move.

check the track for anything that have gotten stuck in it and then check the fuses and if all good the motor could simply be burned out get a 12volt tester and if the fuses are good test to see if you have power while pushing the button because it could be just a bad switch

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 99 FORD TAURUS driver SEAT RAIL TRACK

U will need to replace the power seat transmission, the gears are most likely stripped out, not uncommon, this part is $800 so i would suggest u try to locate a used one.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: electric seat motor switch...no move back

Cross the wires...from the switch to the motors...since the switch works one way, but not the other. Instead if cutting cable/wire, try a jumper (another wire) and cross the connection at the plug to the switch. I have same problem...I reversed switch as mentioned above, to move seat back.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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