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Seat Removal with Dead Motor

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  • 5 weeks later...
On 6/9/2018 at 10:43 AM, Don VanLandingham said:

How do you get to the back frame screws if the seat is back and the forward/backward motor is dead?


Ouch, you say the seat motor is dead?


You've checked for blown fuses and seat connections, right? Fuse E3


There is a TSB on the 2001 996TT. (see att pic) Also, you may try gently tapping the seat's sliding bracket with a small hammer. Sometime there's resistance enough to jam the motor. 


If that's not the fix, you can try using the vertical motor to get the seat high enough to work to remove and replace the motor. Won't be easy. Good luck


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  • 2 weeks later...

What I did was unclip the White tabs at the front and lift the base up then cut the cable ties and unplug any wiring stopping the base living up, once the base is high enough you'll see the 2 motors side by side and try hitting them while holding the button and if that won't work swap the 2 motors over and swap the two plugs so it's the same button 

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