Hi. i have a sable 1998 and it has the following problems: the passanger seabelt (middle row, right) is stuck. i removed the panel and tried to use muscle but didn't work. my second problem is regarding ABS light. i once accidently left the parking brake on (or maybe i didn't) but anyways, the brake pads in the rear heated up a bit and i had the light come on, which won't go away. i asked the previous owner who says it's no big deal. No 3. how do i know if i have a disc changer in there somewhere?
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Re: seat belt, ABS and radio issues
Chances are the seatbelt is jammed and has to be replaced either with a new factory part or a used one. 2nd you probably heated the sending unit for the abs on the wheel and as a result it has thrown the code. 3rd if you have a cd changer it will either be located in the trunk or it will be loocated in the dash console. Note: if you have the abs sending unit replaced you still will need to clear the code so the light goes out.
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Your missing something's G-404 has nothing to do with it ! Seats - Third Row
The third row seat:
is three-passenger seat.
a 60/40 bench seat.
folds down for more cargo area.
has optional power fold down seats.
Third Row Power-Fold Seat CAUTION: To prevent possible damage to the third row seat or the safety belts, make sure that the safety belts are not fastened when moving the seat to the load floor position. CAUTION: Make sure that no objects such as books, purses or briefcases are on the floor in front of the third row seats or on the seat cushion before lowering the backrest(s).
The third row power-fold seat consists of the following electrical components:
right third row seat relay.
left third row seat relay.
right power-fold seat motor.
left power-fold seat motor.
right front third row seat switch (if equipped).
left front third row seat switch (if equipped).
right rear third row seat switch.
left rear third row seat switch.
For the third row power-fold seat to operate, a shared ground is supplied by the body security module (BSM) to both of the power-fold seat relays, enabling the seats to then be moved by pressing one of the third row power-fold seat switches. The third row power-fold seat operates only when the vehicle is in PARK and the liftgate glass, liftgate door or any entry door must be open.
The third row power-fold seat motors transfer movement to a drive gear assembly to raise and lower the seat backrest. The power-fold seat motors rotate a short drive cable which is connected to the drive gear assembly.
The relay's are located in Aux. relay box #2
If it's that tight it would be easier to remove the lower back seat and remove the 18 mm bolt and remove the seatbelt anchor. To remove the lower back seat pull up sharply on the front left and right sides of seat, only held in with plastic clips, then seat will pull forward and ouy
I have on a couple of occasions been able to apply some intelligent force and separate the two halves of the rigid black plastic cover of the latch (luckily the bond was weaker than the plastic) and then manipulate the exposed mechanism with a wire or screwdriver or whatever using a strong light and a mirror.
Both times I was able to fit the plastic covers back together after removing the guilty detritus (toffee papers) from inside.
Not quite sure as to your question but will see what I can do. as far as your symbols in the cluster are concerned. On the bottom left the following symbols are: Low fuel, Service engine, air bag readiness (Looks like somebody strapped to a seat with a balloon in their face), Seat belt, brake & ABS. On the right bottom of you cluster is: High beam light, Theft, Battery, oil, Check coolant and tailgate/truck is open. Those are what lights are there. If you are looking for a certain fuse, there are 2 that deal with the instrument cluster. the first one is the instrument cluster one. It is a 10 amp and is located in the fuse box. as you are looking in the fuse box you will see 3 rows of fuses next to each other with 5 in each row. The 10 amp fuse for the cluster is in the middle row 4th one down. They call it the meter fuse. The second fuse that lights up the instrument cluster is a 15 amp fuse and is located in that same section of fuses but is in the 3rd row over from the left and the second one down. It is called the stop fuse. This is for a basic Escort not a gt or the other one (Z something). I have a owners manual i can email you if you want. email@example.com . Just email me and I will send to you. I hope thats the info you needed and good luck.
It depends on your seating. My Windstar has bucket seats, and the very back is a bench type 3 seater. The middle row normally has 2 shoulder/lap belts. It really depends on the perks that the original owner opted for upon purchase. For instance my driver seat has a button on the right side to adjust the lumbar area of the seat. Checking CarFAX will let you know if the vehicle has ever been in a major accident. Most people do not realize that after an accident, seat belts and their anchors should be replaced.
Seat belts are usually not repairable.The only thing that can be done is to check and make sure nothing is stuck in it or that it is not twisted.You have the kind that is in the seat back itself.These are a little more difficult to remove from the seat because it is so easy to break the plastic trim covers.Best thing to do if not familiar with auto repair to go to the dealer or auto repair shop that you trust and have them repair it.Good luck.