my 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII has a problem with the driver seat,sometimes the drivers seat does not slide fowards or backwards. Then next time you sit down it works fine.

Asked by Jun 27, 2013 at 02:37 AM about the 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 2 Dr STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Sometimes it will only move very little forwards and backwards when using the slide bar. Then it will adjust properly.Intermitting electrical problem.

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The teeth in the gears that move your seat (one set on each side) are failing or stripped. The most cost-effective fix is to buy another base with motors at a wrecking yard. I don't think you can get parts to fix it - just the whole assembly ($300-$500 new)

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