Re: Electric motors on our 1995 Volvo 960 seats don't...
The seat has to come out very hard to remove most the time the motor is not your problem it is the drive cabels that need to be replaced but you can have bad motor if you sure that is but i dont see it i work for volvo
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Ensure you check the actual wiper fuse (15A). If OK then pull plug out of wiper motor and run separate power to hot terminal, if it works then wiring to switch or switch is faulty, if it doesnt work then motor needs removal for O/H.
the problem is you drive cable are striped at time only one side moves or nothing you will have to take out seat buy new drive cabels and replace them it will be hard to remove seat if is stuck in wrong position this job is for volvo dealer if you make misstake you can damage motors or gears and the items very expensive vs just cable
There is not a way to manually adjust the seats, and in order to repair your stated issue, I will agree with you, it sounds like a cable issue. problem is, you have to time the cables, so that they will not continue to operate in a twisted state.
th seat is held down by four nuts or bolts (2 front 2 rear), varies by model, remove the bolts front and rear, disconnect the lectrical conectors at bottom of seat and remove seat or tilt back to access the seat track.
Where roy might have a possible source, it is most likely the park neutral switch which has started to fail. This is indicated by the shift arrow flashing on the dash. Replacement of this component is relatively difficult without a lift
Most volvo headrest can be removed by releasing the catches which are on the back of the headrest on some models and on the front on others I believe on 960 they are on the back. To release the seat on a 960 look where the shafts should be then follow it down on the back where the seat back top stops then goes in press around that area you should be able to find the catch there pull up on the headrest while releasing the catch you have to do this on both sides. The headrest should come off this also works on 740 and 760 series the volvo 780 is a different story the only way to get the headrest off on that is to disassemble the seat
maybe you got pennies money stuck in the track if not you got 1 motor for that the motor goes in a assembly in there you have 2 cable a left and a right lock under the seat you probably got the right cale disconnect sometime there stuff that push under the seat and push that cable off if its that just push the cable back in let me know and please if you can take the time to rate this thank you pierre
p.s when you try to put the cable back in dont force to mush