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PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:11 pm    Post subject: Electric Seat Issue 3.2 911 Reply with quote

Afternoon All,


hopefully another issue that somebody will have a few helpful suggestions to help cure. When I purchased my 1986 911 3.2 RHD model car both electric front seats were faulty. The problem was a broken switch on either seat. I have managed to fix the drivers one as fortunately the switch that operates the forward/backward movement wasn't the affected one. However, it is a different story on the passenger side, the forward/backward movement switch is the broken one. The head of the switch is broken off leaving just a stump of immovable plastic. Reading the manual I should have been able to move the seat in this situation by using a winder on the seat motor "gearbox" but unfortunately the plastic gears are stripped and that wont move the seat either. Obviously I am a little concerned as the ECU and DME relay live under it and in the event that i need to get to them I am snookered. So has anybody had any experience of similar and found a way to shift the seat so I can get to its guts and change the faulty switch? I am thinking about trying to hotwire the seat motor but not sure how that will go. Has anybody got one of the switches to function temporarily in a broken state by using a workaround?



Cheers



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