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Old 01-06-2013, 02:14 PM
his15153 his15153 is offline
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So I figured out how to disconnect the tilt up bracket and lift the bottom of the seat up and see under the seat. All the wires look like fine. I tested the connections in the front tilt motor and the forward/back motor. They are not getting the power they should. The only thing I am thinking it could be is the seat control unit. Just have to figure out how to get my hands on another one to test.


I solved the problem. I found the 2 bracket (one on each side of the front of the seat) that attach the front tilt motor to the seat bottom, and removed them. This allow me to lift up the seat bottom enough to see and have access to everything under the seat. The wiring was fine, so I removed the seat control module and swapped it with the drivers seat. They both ended up working. It may have been as simple as the system being reset when I unplugged the battery or something was loose with module. In either case everything now works fine.

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