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4 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Seats and Seat Covers
Car seats come standard in all vehicles. They are made from durable materials so as to withstand prolonged use. Car seats come with various options when choosing materials, special options, and style of...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Power Seat Switch
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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Your car’s upholstery should be comfortable, yet at the same time people look for material that is easy to clean, durable, and makes a fashionable impression. Over time stains, rips, sun damage, and more...
How to Clean Up Dog Vomit in Your Car
Sometimes pets get sick at the most inconvenient times, including while out on the road. If your pet vomits in your car, it is important...
How to Purchase Seat Covers for Your Car
Car seat covers serve many purposes. They can increase the comfort and practicality of your seats, and they can also improve the aesthetic of your vehicle’s interior. Perhaps most...
What Does Driving Comfort Mean?
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How to Choose and Install Specialty Car Seats
While custom cars commonly see aftermarket additions for performance and overall appearance, only a handful of applications call for the addition of aftermarket seats. In some cases, the seats are replaced...
How to Put Sheepskin Covers on Your Seats
Sometimes the seats in your car just aren’t quite comfortable. In the winter, the seats can be too cold, causing you to feel a chill right through your...
How to Make a Cover for Your Car Seat
Car seat covers fit over the seats that come installed in your car. Make a custom car seat cover to add style and protect from food spills or grime.
A Buyer's Guide to Car Seats for Larger Children
It might just be baby fat. Or, it could be a larger-framed child. It may be that your child has an insatiable appetite at the moment. Whatever the case,...
How to Use “Stow ‘n’ Go” Seats in a Dodge or Chrysler Minivan
Minivans offer customers maximum interior space for the size of the vehicle. On a platform just a bit larger than a full size car, you can fit a driver...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
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...
How to Buy a Good Quality Seat Back Organizer
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
Kids, pets, even you – nearly everything that enters your vehicle is tough on your car seats. We live in our cars these days, and everything from sodas from lunch to glitter...

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Seat will not move back and forth
Hello. You would need to have the seat switch checked to see if it is bad or the seat's bottom power frame has a defective motor that needs to be replaced. Only a complete check would be able to isolate...
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Backseats removable - 2015 Infiniti QX60
Hello. It is possible to remove the rear seats, however, they would need to be uninstalled completely. The rear seats are bolted down and have electric motors built into them so removal would require tools. If the QX60 does not...
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Driver's seat back collapses backwards while driving
Thanks for writing in about your 2001 Chrysler LHS. There is a recall for the seat back bolt causing the seat to loose recliner lock. The recall is 03V035000 recliner bolts 1970-01-01. You will have to call a dealer and...
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Uneven tire wear & airbag light off when passenger sits in it
If you feel that the wear is excessive on your vehicle, then I would suggest taking the vehicle to the dealer or have a mechanic look at it for you. It is not uncommon for the front and rear of...
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Brake lights don't work on 1994 Volvo 960
Hello. It sounds like you need a brake switch replacement. These switches are a common failure. I usually test the switch with an ohm meter, which will tell me if it is bad. There are also other parts of the...
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Key stuck in ignition; removed fuse to turn car off
You should have the ignition switch and the passenger seat module replaced in order to keep your vehicle operating safely. The problem with the seat module seems to be very common across for the 2009 Saturn Sky, I would look...
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Steering column button an program quit working
Hello there. This is not an uncommon fault on the 2011 BMW 535i. There are quite a few possible faults for this type of issue. The most common would be a wiring harness fault, a shorted wire, a failed position...
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What outher audi seats will bolt up an fit in my car
Hello. The main concern would be the compatibility of any sensors (e.g., air bag) that might be integral to the seat as well as the compatibility of the power seat controls, plugs and so forth. There are several way to...
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Is there any way to get the seats to fold down in a honda civic coupe lx without using the trunk? My trunk is jammed shut.
Unfortunately the lever to lower the seats is located in the trunk on this vehicle. You will need to get the trunk open in order to pull the lever to lower the seat down. If you are unable to get...
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Transmission replaced, but still slipping - 2009 Kia Borrego
There's a lot going on here. As far as the transmission concerns, your repair should be under warranty since you had the work done at the dealer. For the rest of the concerns, you may want to hire another technician...
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Electrical components malfunction
Your model Mercedes uses an electronic controller called SAM (signal acquisition module) to actually supply power to many electrical components. There are multiple SAMs in your vehicle and one of these is not working properly. A professional mechanic with specific...
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Do the seats fold down to become a flat surface? 2011 Honda CR-Z
After some research, it seems that the panel does in fact fold down to create a larger cargo area on some models. Consult your owners manual for the specific procedure on folding down the separation panel in your vehicle.
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Can I put seats from my 05 avensis into a 02 corolla?
Hello, thanks for writing in. Unfortunately you won't be able to, these seats have very different bolt patterns on the tracks. I would recommend finding a set of the factory Corolla seats. If you end up needing any assistance, consider...
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Replacing driver's seat
Hi there, thanks for writing in. You can use the same bucket seat out of any GM truck whether it is a GMC or Chevrolet from the years of late 1989 all of the way up to 1998. This can...
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Driver seat loose / moves slightly on acceleration and stopping.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The driver seat has a gear track that the seat rides on and allows the seat to move forwards and backwards. The gears are probably worn and need to be replaced. As for the...
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I have a 2000 honda accord the motor in the driver seat is out I was wondering if there's a way to hand crank it where I want it w
Hello. Typically to move a broken power seat, you have to disconnect the motor and attach a drill or adequate tool to the adjusting linkage to move it the way the motor would. You can also remove the seat from...
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Car passenger seat will not move - 2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK320
If the seat is electrically powered, there can be a number of reasons for it not to work. A blown fuse or relay to that seat will not allow power to get to the switches or electric motors. Also, a...
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My driver's seat rocks back and forth, do I need to replace the whole seat?
Depending on the construction of the seat and how it is fastened to the floorboard, you may be able to just replace the bracket holding the seat down. Inside your seat is a frame that is surrounded by cushions. In...
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The driver's seat will not move forward and backward. When I move it forward it makes a sound and then stops.
There is a small motor and worm gear inside the seat that moves to allow the adjustment of the angle of the back of the seat. The motor may have a malfunction or there may be an obstruction on the...
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My power seat goes up and down but doesn't work front to back. what is wrong?
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. The power seat has two different motors on it. One motor is for the tilt up and tilt down. The other motor is for the track to move the seat forward and backwards....

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