Seats

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  1. AMS3

    AMS3 Active Member

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    So, I need some help. Both front seats have frozen incline/decline levers. Luckily they are in a position where the seats are comfortable. How can I get them functional again? My driver side moves fwd and backwards, and the tilt up works. Problem is my rear up/down. When I toggle the switch, it makes noise and tries to move but doesn't. I've tried X2 for parts, but they don't have any. Any advise, ideas on how to correct these problems? Been like this since I bought the truck. Once again, I should have been more thorough with inspecting the truck before giving the owner the cash... Sadly, all I saw was an SRT10, and fell in love with it. It's been a labor of love, LOL!
     
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    I have no idea what the problem is, but I am sure there is some one on the site that can help you.
     
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    There is always YouTube.
     
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    xcesiv Full Access Member

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    pretty sure you need a seat track. same thing happened to my 04 hemi ram. the adjuster buzzes and gets stuck in the full foward position. I remember when I first purchased the truck, i was at the car wash vacuuming it out and the seat got stuck, I almost needed a tow. I messed with it, and figured out if you toggle it in increments, it worked. if you full blown hold the switch, it just takes a crap altogether. slow and steady. almost positive you can't just get the motor.
     
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    Yeah, I hit up X2 Builders, they don't have the parts. I'm not too worried about the up and down in the back, as I am about the manual release handle for the backrest. It's really odd that both front seats are frozen. Here's a thought, ARE they supposed to decline/incline? Or are they set in that position,and the handle is just for looks...(doubtful).
     
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    rottenronnie Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    The handle actually works for setting seat-back angle.
     
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    Any idea on what may be causing the seats to be frozen?
     
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    rottenronnie Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Corrosion??
     
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    rottenronnie Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    To be honest, I forgot they were even there. I went out to the shop just now and tried mine and they are working just fine.
    I know it doesn't help you out..
    Sorry. They "feel" like it may be a cable in there. Again, YouTube may provide some insight.
     
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    Yeah, I'll have to youtube it. I tried twisting the passenger side but stopped. Didn't want to strip the handle.
     
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    check for coins stuck in the seat track. i recall the motors are the same as any other ram with power seats, so you could order a new one and try that.
    as far as the handle, try and release the handle and move the seatback with your hand to see if anything is trapped in the gear.
     
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    Thanks for the info, guys. I'll look at it this weekend.