Question about 1995 Ford Taurus
It is either the switch or the seat, if the switch is in the seat you are in luck. Call around to junkyards and find one which is online, they can find you another seat, hopefully one out of a later or lower use car. Then you unbolt your seat, unplug it and put the replacement in, that would be the cheapest and easiest way out of your situation. Myself........ it is a 15 year old car and I would just force it into whatever position I felt most comfortable with and then not let anyone else drive the car unless they signed a no **** waiver. A thick pillow can take up slack and save some money.
Posted on Nov 09, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
first thing to do is to remove that switch and test it with a multimeter with continuity check to see if the switch is working properly
basically you are checking to see if switch is completing circuit
Posted on May 02, 2009
finished 'repairing' 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 !
Posted on May 22, 2009
if you hear a clicking sound from under the seat when trying to move backward then its not the switch. check the motor instead
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
This is a separate motor. You'll have to check for power at the motor when you push the switch in either direction.
Once power is verified - you can safely assume the motor has failed.
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Posted on Dec 30, 2009
Testimonial: "no the motor is ok the shaft seems the problem and cannot find replacemebt"
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