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Pontiac montana driver seat adjust broke

Do i need a new seat or can i fix it myself? Its fully reclined as of now and its hard to drive it that way and it won't go up or down.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Veracruz driver seat

Hi tlocker,

Sorry to tell you, but if we're talking about an electrically operated seat, there's no short cut....The seat will have to be removed and then you'll have to sort out why the motor reversal does not work....Could be a bad connection..... If it's a manual operation then you'll have to find out where its stuck....

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Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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SOURCE: L.F. heated seat does not work 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6

element in the seat is burned out remove the cover and you will see a burn spot in the element

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Passenger seat is fully reclined and won't stay upright

the gear broke or the bar inside is broken,take it to a body shop and have them dis -assemble the covering on the rear of the seat then you can see the problem

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Power seat won't recline

are there any other leavers or dials around the seat that you can see that may operate the back rest independantly?
can you see the motors are they intact?
is there a button that selecets the particular funtion you wish to do?
it is functional, can you test that?
dirt is a major key in faulty switcches and can oftem be cleaned

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: drivers seat adjuster has broken, do I have to replace the seat?

find the fuses for it

Posted on Sep 22, 2009

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