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Passenger seat in my 98 328 I bmw doesn't move back and forth

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  • flip328i Sep 05, 2008

    My passenger seat in my 1998 328i does not slide forward or backward but it does recline and rise and drop. what needs to be fixed? 

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    Clifford Crerar May 11, 2010

    Does the seat not move or does the back rest not move, Is it and electric operated seat or a manual operated seat?

  • Kris Feb 02, 2013

    My passenger seat in my bmw328i is reclined all the way and the motor makes noise when you try to raise it?



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In most cases i have found the motor has burned out but i would first check fuses and for power at the connector if both are ok it is probably that motor

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  • BMWhelper Mar 31, 2009

    thought of something else, if the motor is running then it is the cable thats the problem the casing has stretched you can shorten it and reinstall



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