When I'm driving down the road, my automatic seat will go backwards? What's going on and how do I stop it?

Asked by Feb 20, 2015 at 01:38 PM about the 2007 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD

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If the motor for the seat engages suspect the switch. Disconnect the power from it and test it with a multimeter. It should respond like any other switch. The spring inside the switch is probably/maybe weak and from vibration will engage.

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Thanks so much for your help!!

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Like most, you are probably the primary driver of the vehicle, seldom used by others. As a quick fix to stop the aggravation, position the seat where you unlock it. Then unplug the switch.

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