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The passenger front electric seat on my Rover 75 stops moving part way through its travel. I can find nothing obstructing the travel. The seat will not move far enough to expose the front bolts. Is is

I have no more than carry out a visual inspection

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Without a look i couldnt tell you but i would look carefully as it could be a wire is pulling shutting it off ? does it have a memory ? if so disconnect the battery -join the battery leads together and leave for half hour then try again ,who know that may work .could it the threaded bar that the motor turns is corroded up or you could have a sweet or something stuck to this rod ,really need a good look myself to be able to answer the question

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SOURCE: Passenger seat does not slide back anymore

Check the seats sliding unit it may be struck or something may be jammed the unit or the release unit may locked or jammed............

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SOURCE: front seat 1998 pathfinder

I had this problem with my Pathfinder and it was a coin jammed in the rail of the seat. My coin was on the right side of the seat blocking it from moving. This has happened to me twice. I took a tool to get it out it was pretty hard to see but you shouldn't have to remove the seat to get it out.

Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: trying to fix drivers power seat in 01 subaru outback ltd ??

I just finished 'repairing' this in my '00 Outback wagon, which moved forward inconsistently, 
and never completely lifted the front edge of the seat up.  We like to move it back when we get out. 
Up to now, we had learned we could move it forward by hitting it like a karate chop (not good) !  
   I removed the 4 bolts mounting the seat to the floor, tilted it back, popped the toggle switch handle off 
& removed the 2 screws holding the side cover.  (I discovered the switch WORKED now!)
   I then disconnected the switch harness & bent the plastic cover back far enough to unscrew the 
switch from the inside. I inspected & spray-cleaned the switch, & in re-installing discovered the switch front plastic lobe (or knob) that snaps into the handle was loosening 
& finally broke off!  It works just using the rear lobe without the handle on.  
   I left it hanging beside the seat for now until I order another switch.  But, also, the rear inner screw that 
mounts the switch stripped during attempted re-installation, which I will have to address.  
Bottom line:  it was a mechanical failure, not an electrical one!  I could re-install 
without the handle & it would work. Ugly.  
Other bottom line: this was my teacher-wife's commuter car, I am inheriting it this summer when 
our new 2010 Prius arrives! It has 190,000 miles on it !          magikmarty

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SOURCE: The electric front seats both stopped moving

Check the fuse box for a blown fuse, both seats may operate on one fuse depending on the model of vehicle and the fuse may be located either under the dash on the drivers side or in the engine compartment on the drivers side.

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SOURCE: Seat Position Cant be moved

The manual lever to release the seat is supposed to have a spring on it to return the release lever to the lock position, if the lever does not spring back when you let go of the seat adjustment lever then you know there is a missing, dis-connected, or broken return spring.

If this is the case try putting the seat where you want it to be and make sure that the adjustment lever returns to the lock position, now check to see if the seat will lock in with the adjustment lever in the lock position.

If it does lock in repair or replace the return spring.

Make sure that the adjustment lever is attached to the locking linkage and it does move the locking mechanism.

If it still does not lock into place then there is something wrong with the seat locking mechanism, and some WD-40 sprayed onto the seat rails and track might release a stuck mechanism, and if everything seems to be working alright, and you can see that the locking mechanism in the seat rail is moving in and out of the lock position, then the locking tabs are most likely sheered off and you will need to replace the seat.

Also look under the drivers side seat and compare the lever position and the linkage connections with the passenger side seat, and make sure that it is all operating like the drivers side seat.

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2003 CTS drivers seat stuck in closest position to the steering wheel. All other functions of the seat work (lumbar & recline)


Don't know how you read these codes but their is no H in back .
Factory service repair info.
DTC B3832 or B3833
Express Up operation of the front door power windows is monitored and controlled by the front door modules, the window sensors, and the 4 connecting circuits. Each front door window motor has a window sensor mounted to it. The driver door module (DDM) and the passenger front door module (PFDM) each supply battery positive voltage and ground to power their respective window sensors. Each door module communicates with its sensor via a power window high speed serial data circuit, and a power window low speed serial data circuit. The window sensor detects differences in the window motors electrical pulses to determine if there is an obstruction to the travel of the window glass. The door modules use the information generated by the sensors to disable the Express Up movement of a window, or reverse the direction of travel, in the event that a passenger, or other obstacle, has become trapped in it.
The power window low speed serial data circuit is a unique 2-way serial data link between the door module and its sensor. The actual position of the window glass, in relationship to the distance traveled by the window, is communicated via this circuit, as well as state-of-health messages and the direction in which the window is traveling.


DTC B3832 may be set and the Express Up function disabled if the vehicle or the door module has recently lost power for any reason. You should first attempt to re-initialize the Express Up function. Refer to Window Motor Programming - Express Function .
If DTC B3832 is accompanied by DTC U1714, utilize the DTC U1714 or U1716 diagnostic table before using this table. Refer to DTC U1714 or U1716 .

DTC B1420
Battery positive voltage is supplied at all times to the seat adjuster switch and the memory seat module (MSM) through the same circuit. The MSM uses this battery voltage input to determine if battery positive voltage is applied to the seat adjuster switch.
DTC B1825, B1850, B1860, B2355, B2365, or B2375
Circuit Description
The position sensor that sets this DTC is attached to the seat directional motor. It receives a 5 volt reference and low reference from the memory seat module (MSM). The sensor sends a voltage signal that varies with the movement of the seat through the signal circuit to the MSM. Then based on this voltage signal, the MSM determines the position of the seat.

Install a scan tool.
Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
With a scan tool, observe the appropriate Sensor parameter in the Memory Seat Module Sensor data list.
Does the scan tool indicate that the Sensor parameter is within the specified range?
0.25-4.75 V

Sure you can move the seat back . Connector # 3 at the MSM ,pin's S & N - lite green & tan wires . Give a ground to one an B+ to the other ,if it moves in wrong direction switch the wiring around ..

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The dirver seat module is attached to the underside of the seat frame. It must be calibrated if replaced. The dealer can use a tool to get failure codes (DTCs) from teh module. 1/2 hour labor charge to extract codes.


Front Seats
The front seats have the following features:
  • Driver memory
  • Power lumbar (optional)
  • Manual lumbar
  • Horizontal, vertical front and rear tilt adjustments (driver)
  • Horizontal, vertical front tilt adjustment (passenger)
  • Power recline
  • Climate controlled (optional)
Adjustment of the seat may be accomplished with the seat control switch located on the side of the seat.
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Principles of Operation
Driver Power Seat - Memory
NOTE: The memory power seat track may stall when operating at 0°C (32°F) or below. Once the vehicle's interior temperature rises above 0°C (32°F), normal operation should return.
The driver power seat is controlled by the driver seat module (DSM). The DSM does not need to be configured, however the driver seat does need to be calibrated when the DSM is installed. The driver seat control switch provides voltage to the DSM when activated. The NEUTRAL position of each driver seat control switch position is a ground state through the seat control switch contacts. A voltage input causes the DSM to power the appropriate motor until the input is removed. Ground is the normal state of the motor circuits through the DSM and is not switched to control the motors. The DSM internally switches the appropriate line from ground to power to adjust the motors.
As the seat is adjusted, the DSM constantly monitors the motor position sensors to record the current seat position. The DSM will remove power from the motor upon termination of the seat control switch input or if the DSM does not see movement from the motor by monitoring the position sensor. The DSM must be calibrated to the seat track it is controlling. For additional information, refer to Seat Calibration. Once the DSM is calibrated to the seat track, it will only allow movement within the calibrated range.
Seat Calibration
The DSM is calibrated using a diagnostic tool. The calibration procedure automatically powers the driver power seat through its full range of motion and records the FULL STOP positions by monitoring the motor position sensors. Once the FULL STOP positions or range of the seat have been recorded, the DSM will only operate within the calibrated range. Any input attempting to drive the seat beyond the calibrated range will be ignored. This calibration is used for all seat control functions including manual switch control and memory recall positioning. During the seat calibration, the DSM may identify a function that is inoperative, such as a position sensor not changing. If the DSM identifies a concern that has a related diagnostic trouble code (DTC), the DSM will set the related DTC at the end of the validation procedure.
The calibration procedure powers the seat track adjustments to the end of their travel, which is determined by the DSM sensing a change of state in the motor position sensors. If there is a concern with the seat track or motor position sensor that limits the travel, the DSM will interpret the stopping point as the end of travel and store the position. The DSM is not able to determine if the seat has moved to its FULL TRAVEL position. It is only capable of monitoring and storing the amount of travel seen by the position sensor changing states.
For additional information on carrying out the power seat calibration procedure, refer to the diagnostic tool operating manual.
Memory Seat
Memory seat positioning can be recalled with the memory switches on the driver door panel or a programmed remote keyless entry transmitter. In either case, the DSM receives a memory recall 1 or 2 command from the driver door module (DDM) over the SCP communication network. The memory recall switches are a hardwired input to the DDM. The DDM also receives the remote keyless entry transmitter signals. Once a valid memory recall command is received from the DDM, the DSM moves the driver seat to the position stored in memory by powering the appropriate motors and monitoring the motor position sensors until the position is reached.
This system allows automatic positioning of the driver seat to 2 programmable positions.
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  • To program position 2, repeat the previous procedure using the set button and button 2.
  • To recall position 1, depress button 1. To recall position 2, depress button 2.
A position can only be recalled when the transmission selector is in PARK or NEUTRAL. A position may be programmed at any time.
Easy Exit/Easy Entry
The easy exit function moves the seat backwards about 2 inches when the ignition key is removed from the ignition switch. The DSM receives a key out command over the SCP communication network and powers the driver seat rearward. This function will not operate if the seat is less than the travel distance to the end of the track, or the function has been deactivated at the message center driver personality settings. The DSM will also cancel this operation if a valid input command is received, such as the seat control switch or memory recall request.
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Passenger Power Seat
The passenger power seat motors are hardwired to the passenger seat control switch. The circuits are normally at ground through the seat control switch. The individual circuit is switched to power when the specific adjustment position is selected.
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Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical Electrical
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  • Front seat track binding or obstructed
  • Front seat backrest power recline
  • Lumbar motor
  • Climate controlled seat ducts
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    • CJB fuse 22 (10A)
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  • Driver power lumbar BJB fuse 21 (20A)
  • Passenger power lumbar BJB fuse 28 (20A)
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    • CJB fuse 16 (5A)
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