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
4,415

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 510
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 240
#3 Tom Hawkins
Tom Hawkins
Reputation 230
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Kia Optima"
391 Great Deals out of 37,221 listings starting at $1,577
Used Honda Accord"
799 Great Deals out of 62,415 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
877 Great Deals out of 74,680 listings starting at $1,495