1997 CL 3.0 - drivers power seat; forward and reverse works intermittently. Any suggestions for repair?

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Asked by Jan 26, 2014 at 07:12 PM about the 1997 Acura CL 3.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The driver's side power seat control for moving forward and back only works
intermittently, more not working than working. Is there a simple repair to try before taking
it to the shop?

6 Answers

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I would try the wiring plug on the back of the switch under the seat first. The more you use the seat the more the wiring may tug on the plug causing the contacts to wear out.

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Checked all of the switches, nothing improved. Now, the front seat is all the way forward (got into the back seat) and will not move back at all. All other functions are working fine, just will not go back.

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I'm having the same issue. Could it be the fuse has blown?

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yall get the problem fixed?

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I have the same problem, will move a few inches and stop have to wait 30 mins or so and move it a few more inches. all functions work except moving seat forward and back.

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I had a mechanic hook something up to my battery then he placed a rod under the dash, it gave power to the seat so could move it. Temporary solution. I also have a 2001 CL TYPE S

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