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My drivers power seat moves up and down but wont move forward and backwards how do i fix that

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Replace your switch first. if that doesn't help, test your harness for the forward/reverse and see if it's getting power when you push the switch. if it is, your motor is out and needs to be replaced. most likely it's the switch.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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