power seat 99 Town Car executive makes rattling noise at end of retract cycle

Asked by Mar 25, 2012 at 01:53 PM about the 1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Seat moves forward backward seamlessly, tilt fine, up and down fine, but when I shut off the ignition switch and it retracts at the very end of the cycle it rattles for about 3-5seconds.  I don't see anything under the seat and notice a mettle bar on outside driver seat that is quivering causing the rattling sound.  Any idea what could be causing this?

1 Answer

12,455

The metal bar could be the guide rail that the seat runs front to back on. If you grab the seat by the back support and try to move it from side to side (passengers side to drivers side) you should only get a small amount of movement. Do this again only moving from front to back... same thing small amount of play. Its hard to say for sure but you could have loose bolts from seat to rail. You can disable the auto seat back if you don"t need it.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 97 Lincoln Town Car Air Suspension 3 answers

    I have a 97 Lincoln Town Car and my air springs just emptied out the other day. Compressor never kicked on. So, I swapped the big fuse/relay under the hood by the battery with the one next to it ...

    1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Where is the relay to replace for the A/c on my 1995 Town Car 2 answers

    The a/c was very cold yesterday, and today is just stopped working. The fan is working, but it's vent air coming out. It's not that old either.

    1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • driving cycles 2 answers

    what is the driving cycle on a 2002 Lincoln town car to reset the OBD 2 MONITORS

    2002 Lincoln Town Car

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why is my a/c taking a long time to kick inon my 2002 lincoln tc. it never used to. 8 answers

    once it kicks in, stays nice and cold,and will keep running, but if you shut car off, takes a long time to kick in again, freon is full. any suggestions?

    2002 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Air conditioning not working 1 answer

    I have a 2004 Lincoln Town Car and the A/C is not working the compressor will work (not cycle) if the relay is jumped however with the car running and the A/C on full blast it does not come on. Ch...

    2004 Lincoln Town Car Executive

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Lincoln Town Car Questions

Lincoln Town Car Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,680
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,420
#3 Tracy Hooks
Tracy Hooks
Reputation 1,390
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercury Grand Marquis
24 Great Deals out of 2,174 listings starting at $1,995
Used Lincoln Continental
3,737 listings starting at $42,995
Used Ford Crown Victoria
10 Great Deals out of 1,210 listings starting at $1,700
Used Cadillac DeVille
5 Great Deals out of 1,976 listings starting at $1,750
Used Lincoln Navigator
104 Great Deals out of 5,670 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet Impala
799 Great Deals out of 34,708 listings starting at $799
Used Ford F-150
2,880 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
396 Great Deals out of 44,403 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Suburban
495 Great Deals out of 18,928 listings starting at $1,400