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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 Buy a Good Quality Seat Gap Trap
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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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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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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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Hi there, I have a Chevy blazer ZR2 and replaced my Sunroof. Now when it rains, water comes in from the top near the passenger back seat.
Hi there. Check the seal to the sunroof and see if its torn or damaged. Also, check the sunroof and make sure that its mounted properly on the track. The sunroof could be out of alignment causing the water to...
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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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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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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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i would like to know if a hybrid car can get steam clean interior?
Hello, thank you for writing in. You should have no issues steam cleaning your seats. Your owner's manual will have the best information on how to handle cleaning your interior based on the trim you have and what the interior...
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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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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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