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Old 09-27-2011, 03:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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95 740iL, Seat and Steering tilt stopped working

I havent looked yet aside from looking for a burnt fuse which there wasn't.

The seat seems to work once in a while and when it does so does the tilt/ telescope function

I'm thinking there is a relay that powers the drivers seat etc but as I dont have a owners manual I dont know where to start.


Any pointers before I start tearing it apart?


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Remove the drivers seat plastic trim and locate the connector nearby, disconnect then reconnect it... Common fault so worth a try !!
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Remove the drivers seat plastic trim and locate the connector nearby, disconnect then reconnect it... Common fault so worth a try !!

Awesome. Thank you.

I'll try it tonight and report back.
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The plug on the drivers seat was the problem.


Thank you much for your assistance.
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Another Crime solved, well done mate

You are very welcome
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