how to move a electric seat back with a bad electric motor

Asked by Mar 13, 2013 at 10:28 AM about the 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis 4 Dr GS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

I don't think you can. You need a new motor, sometimes you can replace just the motor but often a whole new power seat track is the way to repair. It is not too bad to replace but the seat will have to be removed from the car and placed upside down to access the track assy. There are 2 bolts in the front of the seat and 2 bolts in the back of the seat that hold it down to the floorboard. Once it is loose you can rock the seat backwards to access and unplug the electrical connectors, and motor

5 people found this helpful.
30,075

I agree with david you cant move the seat if the motor is bad.

1 people found this helpful.
3,460

Be sure to check for any blown fuses And the switch function first

4 people found this helpful.
107,815

It's a long shot but if the motor runs it could be that the gears are stripped. You might be able to put pliers on the rod that the motor turns and move it.

Your Answer:

Grand Marquis

Looking for a Used Grand Marquis in your area?

CarGurus has 1,228 nationwide Grand Marquis listings starting at $1,799.

ZIP:

Mercury Grand Marquis Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
    Reputation
    6,050
  • #2
    kbro
    Reputation
    2,240
  • #3
    Js08016
    Reputation
    2,060
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
29 Great Deals out of 1,466 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford Crown Victoria
737 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford F-150
2,300 Great Deals out of 208,486 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
522 Great Deals out of 37,993 listings starting at $1,243
Used Ford Mustang
266 Great Deals out of 37,717 listings starting at $1,350
Used Honda Accord
574 Great Deals out of 103,380 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota Camry
761 Great Deals out of 72,913 listings starting at $1,000
Used Cadillac DeVille
1,270 listings starting at $2,300
Used Ford Taurus
194 Great Deals out of 15,823 listings starting at $600

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis For Sale
18 listings starting at $5,888
2010 Mercury Grand Marquis For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 66 listings starting at $3,995
2009 Mercury Grand Marquis For Sale
58 listings starting at $2,977
2008 Mercury Grand Marquis For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 106 listings starting at $3,000
2007 Mercury Grand Marquis For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 97 listings starting at $2,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.