the driver side seat does not respond to forward or rear adjustment. Neither up, down..no response

Asked by Oct 11, 2016 at 05:14 PM about the 1997 Ford Explorer 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I take it the seat adjustment is electric. It's a DC motor. While moving the knob for adjustment, test for voltage at the motor. A lot easier if you remove the four bolts securing the seat to the floor and tilting the seat backward. If no voltage, check for voltage at switch. If voltage present at motor, suspect bad seat motor.

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Check fuses if that's not the issue your motor for it is burnt out

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