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Electric driver seat won't move back and forth

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Definately not a DIYer job, the power seat needs to be removed and the seat mechanismn needs to be inspected for the failed part or parts, unfortunately any good quality parts for this are ordered from the dealer all else is from a junk yard, power seat motor is generally the culprit and if so must be ordered and then replaced, not a very nice job!!

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

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SOURCE: electric seat motor switch...no move back

the problem is the switch, replace it.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Electric seats , not fully functional

on you two front seats you have like flex wires in the side of the or the inside of the seat they are replasable nothing is wrong with your seats. this is a mecanical metter' any other questions you my ask I'techn1@yahoo

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Driver seat not moving back and forth

under the seat is a thin wire that goes from one side to the other it has most likely broke you need to find the secondary lock it was connected to and release it to move the seat but you must also release the main lock so i suggest replacing the wire . THIS IS FOR MANUEL SEATS 
now as for power seats you will have to locate the power lead wire and make sure it is not broke if so you can replace the connecter with an aftermarket one and it may work again

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: power seat motor runs and seat moves back and

Local experts told me that I would have to remove the seat to make the repair.......I purchased a cushion to sit on and the problem is solved

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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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...

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

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