power seat repair

ebenh
0

Asked by ebenh Nov 04, 2013 at 03:06 PM about the Subaru Legacy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

04 Subaru legacy outback wagon power seat is stuck full back.  cannot get to rear bolt covers to remove seat.  how do I move seat forward from this point? in order to replace seat motor?

2 Answers

Fordtudor37
3,895

Can you separate the motor gears from the seat track by removing or loosening the electric motor bolts? Can you reach under the seat to remove the covers or the bolts themselves ? When reinstalling the electric motor in the seat, make sure you set it to the very front of the seat tracks so that you have room to install the back bolts first and then use the motor to expose the front two bolting locations.

ebenh
0

none of the above. I found I could remove the flexible rod connector from motor to rail. and used a drill to wind the seat forward.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Subaru Legacy Questions

Subaru Legacy Experts

#1 Nick Eidemiller
Nick Eidemiller
Reputation 400
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 190
#2 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 190
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza"
223 Great Deals out of 8,456 listings starting at $1,800
Used Subaru Outback"
279 Great Deals out of 14,305 listings starting at $1,499
Used Subaru Forester"
272 Great Deals out of 24,330 listings starting at $1,850
Used Subaru Impreza WRX"
23 Great Deals out of 930 listings starting at $8,995
Used Honda Accord"
1,444 Great Deals out of 66,644 listings starting at $995
Used Subaru Impreza WRX STi"
35 Great Deals out of 880 listings starting at $13,500
Used Toyota Camry"
2,020 Great Deals out of 75,810 listings starting at $1,007
Used Honda Civic"
922 Great Deals out of 49,340 listings starting at $1,600
Used Ford Fusion"
1,979 Great Deals out of 68,320 listings starting at $3,450
Used Mazda MAZDA6"
279 Great Deals out of 12,110 listings starting at $2,495
Used Nissan Altima"
1,995 Great Deals out of 73,042 listings starting at $1,000
Used Acura TL"
312 Great Deals out of 6,380 listings starting at $1,000
Used Subaru XV Crosstrek"
31 Great Deals out of 7,950 listings starting at $18,988
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
1,045 Great Deals out of 40,519 listings starting at $1,595
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,405 Great Deals out of 34,182 listings starting at $1,795