Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 16:04:46 +0200
From: "antoine" <>
Subject: Re: Electric seats stuck

You could first : looking at the fuses second: listen to any noise from the seats motors like a "click" third: you could remove and inspect the components of the system <> a Ècrit dans le message : 9c6hap$bus$ > In article <OVHE6.213$NH5.18792nopsam2.atl>, TJ <> writes: > >Hello all, > >I have a 97 900 convertible with power seats - inclucing the passenger. > >Both seats have stopped responding to the adjustment controls. This is a > >'without notice' change - nothing gradual. > > <snip> > > >Any help is greatly appreciated. > > Well, I don't yet know about Saabs [imminent Wagon purchase], but I had this > problem a few years ago on a 1988 Range Rover when the seats started playing > up. > > Having been told by the dealer that this was a replacement job which would > cost £180 [c. $300] plus tax at 17.5% to for each unit, plus the hourly rate > to fit them, I decided that I had many better uses for that sort of money. A > liberal squirt of WD40 in each box did the trick. Even costing in my own > time, I came out *slightly* ahead. Now, the rest of the car is falling > honourably to bits, but the seats just keep on working. > > If both of your units quit at the same time, the problem is probably further > up the wiring. God bless WD40. > > W > > > ----- Posted via NewsOne.Net: Free (anonymous) Usenet News via the eb ----- > -- Free reading and anonymous posting to 60,000+ groups > NewsOne.Net prohibits users from posting spam. If this or other posts > made through NewsOne.Net violate posting guidelines, email

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