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2008 passat driver seat keeps moving back and forth when it's not even running?

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SOURCE: 1998 BMW 328i Drivers Seat Problem

gears are probably not engaged. take the seat out, see if the motor drive gear is still within the teeth of the seat rail. if not, force it in. Easy to take out, 4 bolts and the seat comes up and out.

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SOURCE: The electronic control for moving the seat back

Sometimes a coin gets trapped in the track, remove the seat and check, and clean and lube the track, some times all it needs is a little lube, or it might be the seat motor that is bad, you have to unbolt the seat to find out.

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SOURCE: Instructions to remove Driver Seat and replace the drive cables for the seat movement.

Is this easily done? Seems simple enough but worried I won't be able to get the seat back in place...

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SOURCE: I have a 2002 VW Passat. The driver's seat is

cud be the switch or somethin lodged between the motor-try vacuuming-dont keep tryin cause motor will draw more amps

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SOURCE: 1999 Chevrolet Silverado power bucket seats both seats move.

The problem is the track. You can find replacement tracks on EBAY for about 180.00 for driver side.

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