Power Seat

Asked by Nov 10, 2008 at 08:08 PM about the 1999 Lincoln Town Car

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 99 TC and the drivers seat will not go forward/backwards, all other funtions are fine, what gives??? I can hear the motor running but it just wont move..

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Take it apart. You may find a broken gear on the motor; if you hear it running, then that's about all that could be wrong.

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As said, if you hear the motors turning there is likely a gear problem. If you're met with silence when pushing the buttons then you may have either a 'stuck' motor, burned out motor, or the switch has gone belly up. Any of these should be easily fixed with replacement parts from a part store or junk yard. Not a lot of dis-assembly.

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if this is the case, wha'ts next , can you reset or repair gear if a few teeth are broken,can you buy the gear, or do you have to replace that motor ? thanks

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