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skydog

Power seat swap 2001 986

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Newbie here, would appreciate any advice. 2001 boxster with manual slide seats (power back), which are shot. Picked up a pristine set of 2002 8 way power seats from a totaled boxster. Plugs are straight up plug and play. Passenger seat works perfect, drivers seat seems to have no power. Before I start cutting wires, can anyone advise as to what I need to do to get the drivers side working? Thanks.

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Put the old seat back in, works fine. Upon closer inspection, even though the plugs mate perfectly, all of the wires do not match up across the plugs. Can I rework one side of the plugs so the same color wires match? Thanks for any guidance. Believe me, I searched but could not find a reference to this particular fitment.

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Can you plug the new driver's side seat into the passenger side and see what you get? Perhaps something is amiss in your new replacement driver's seat. PM sent!

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Found this video, explains the procedure perfectly. Made the harness in 5 minutes, works perfect!!

Thanks to all for your advice!

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