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If you notice your seat is moving slowly, stops moving, or does not move at all, your power seat switch may be failing.
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How to Purchase Seat Covers for Your Car
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How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
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How to Buy a Good Quality Seat Gap Trap
How many times have you dropped an item in that gap between the seats, only to find yourself blindly waving around under the seat trying to find the item? For this exact reason, seat gap...
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Does it seem like you are constantly misplacing things in the car? Do you have kids that ride in the backseat? Do their belongings seem to be scattered all over...
How to Buy Good Quality Seat Covers
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2003 Nissan Maxima front driver power seat is not moving forward or backwards. The seat still reclines and moves up and down.
Hi there. The motor or switch on the seat has lost power. First check the fuses and see if any of them are blown. If the fuses are good, then check the switch and see if there is power to...
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Vehicle starts then immediately dies (injectors cut out).
Hi there. The issue you are facing is when the seat power was routed directly from the battery. The power from the seat comes from the fuse panel which is spliced into the security and ECM systems. The ECM is...
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My seat will no longer recline in my 2007 Saturn Aura
Hello. If this started right after jumping another vehicle it is possible that a fuse was blown. If the battery cables were installed backwards or if the cables were installed directly to the battery then this can occur. I would...
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Driver car seat has a folding issue.
Hi there. Check the seat lever and see if it is moving correctly. There may be a lock on the back of the seat that overrides the seat tilt that can allow the seat to tilt all the way back....
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Is there any way to fold down the rear seats while remaining in the car versus going to the trunk and pulling the seat release in
Hello, thank you for writing in. We all have been in a position where getting out of the car was a hassle. Unfortunately this is one of those situations where there is not much you can do to avoid it....
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I have a key tag code. I locked my key in my scooter. It's a Yamaha Zuma. What do you suggest?
Hi there. You can remove the seat by removing the mounting bolts to the seat on the front hinge. Then gently pry up on the seat. Be careful not to tear the seat material. Then you can get your keys...
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I have a dodge ram 2010 quad cap I noticed the other day after my wife reset the driver set when I tried to adjust the power seat
Hi there. The screw or cap could have been underneath the seat from anything, but if the seat was not adjusting then the screw or cap could have gotten into the track and jammed up the seat motor. Look around...
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Broken lever to let my backseats down
Hello, thank you for writing in. The plastic lever that you have access to is simply a handle for the mechanism inside that releases the seat. You have to manually release that mechanism with another tool, depending on what you...
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The dealer is telling me I have to replace the seat rail in my ford edge because they don't manufacture parts to repair the proble
Hello. If the gears inside the tilting mechanism are broken off, the motor may run, but the seat will not move. While most of these parts can be sold and replaced separately, not all parts are serviceable. If the part...
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power seat works fine but memory does not
A fault such as this is controller related, although the possibility of a wiring fault and/or a program software update would have to be checked. If it is a common issue, the manufacturer might have published a Technical Service Bulletin...
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I have a lot of neck discomfort from the top part of my Honda Jazz seat.
Hi there. Try to adjust the headrest to fit your comfortability. If the headrest is unable to adjust to your needs, then try adjusting the back part of the seat a little back and put on a seat cover with...
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Nissan altima 2013 rear seat latch is broken and I cannot fold down the seat. How do I repair the broken seat latch? What should I
Hello, thank you for writing in. Correcting the issue will involve finding out what the exact issue is first. The latch has a handle that is pulled to release it. If the handle is broken, and you cannot release the...
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Electrical problems with my car. The power windows, mirrors, infotainment, and the driver seat all aren't working.
Hi there. Since all of the items are located in the cabin area of the vehicle, look for a loose or broken ground wire from the cab to the frame or fuse box. There could be a pinched wire in...
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uncomfortable driver's seat
Hello, thank you for writing in. Even with the adjustments you can make, seats are designed to be one size fits most. With that being said, before you invest too much money into a seat cover, or new seat, you...
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The second row seat will not unlatch from the floor when pushing the unlatching handle
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several things may have happened. The handle may have been disconnected from the latch, the latch may have broken, or the hinge is damaged. Unlatching the seat will require finding out what is wrong....
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How do you repair the passenger seat slider mechanism?
The seat slider mechanism could be rusty or stuck do to the spring being broken or missing. You will have to remove the seat and check the track with the seat upside down. This will help you determine what is...
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2014 Ford Mustang V6, Driveside power seat is not going up and down
Hello. If the seat is not moving then most of the time this is caused by a failure in the seat motor. It can also be a wiring issue so it needs to be inspected first. If you need to...
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Remove rear armrest/cup holder.
You will have to take the seat and move it in the bend forward position to remove the arm rest. There are bolts that secure the arm rest to the sides of the seats at the base. Remove those bolts...
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How do you replace the passenger power seat switch? Having a hard time taking off the Side panel that holds switch in place..
Remove the bolts that hold on the panel to the seat. Then you may have to remove the bolts that secure the seat to the floor to lift up the seat rail and gain access to the rail bolts to...
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Where I could find the clips that hold the back seat cushion down on a 1999 Grand Prix GT?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Start by going to an vehicle upholstery shop to get an idea of what that exact piece is called, and what you can do about obtaining one. There are many types of clips, and...

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