Q: Driver's side seat rocks when I drive

asked by on

The driver's side seat on my car is rocking when I drive. I have had it fixed three times, and it is broken again. When it's fixed, it is good for a few months and then it rocks again. Now, the dealership has taken it apart so many times that the plastic trim pieces don't stay on correctly. What else can I do?

It may be possible to fix your issue by getting a brand new seat assembly installed in your vehicle. This would ensure that all parts are new and functioning properly. It may also be possible to get the dealership to pay for the seat since the issue has happened so many times and they are unable to fix it. Even if the vehicle is not under warranty, the labor on the seat should be under a warranty of some kind. With this in mind, if the issue with the seat is still not resolved after multiple attempts to fix it, the company that performed the service is usually held responsible.

I would recommend visiting the dealership again and expressing the fact that after multiple attempts you are still unsatisfied with your service and request that a new seat be installed in your vehicle.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Driver's side seat rocks when I drive

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Crankshaft Position Sensor fault

Hi there: The P-0336 OBD-II trouble code indicates that the “A” circuit of the crankshaft position sensor has a range/performance error. Although many mechanics often assume it's the crankshaft position sensor itself that is the source of the fault, the...

Q: Car will not move in any gear engine sounds fine 2007 Nissan Murano

Hi there - the P0746 problem code indicates low hydraulic pressure internal to the transmission. It can also indicate failed speed sensors inside the transmission. I would recommend a transmission inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from...

Q: How do I raise the seatback into position?

If you have folded the seatback, then it’s very important that you raise it properly again, so that it is safely secured when holding passengers. To do so, follow these steps: Check the safety belt to ensure that it...

Related articles

P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.