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Old 11-30-2007, 01:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Manually moving Seat back? Help!

Is there a way to manually move the power seat back to the upright position? The motor crapped out (I believe) leaving the seat leaned waaaay back and I just want it to be back to normal somewhat. Any help would mean the world to me. Thank you!
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^Mine did that i had to unbolt the seat off the rail assm. the disconnect the cables from the moters to the seat.... bad in the ass fix them right then.... also just makesure everyting is plugged in tight sometimes the power just gets unplugged......
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hm, well I can hear the motor as it is, just no movement....but I see what looks like one plug that isnt attached to anything in the center underneath the seat. Gonna take some pics to see if anybody might recognize it too.
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Most Likely The Cable Popped Out...
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if the motor isnt working the cables correctly try to attatch the cable to a cordless drill. and use the drill as a motor to move the seat back and forth.
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