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The driver seat has a power up and down mechanism that is no longer working. I can hear the motor running but the seat will not move. Any ideas on how to repair?

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It may be that you need to replace the drive unit. You would have to pull the seat assembly and the motor drive to check it. You may be able to find a replacement at your local junk yard it it needs replacing.

Hope this helps.

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