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How-to » Body & Interior » Interior, Heating & A/C » How to Replace a Power Seat Motor
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace a Power Seat Motor

PARTS
  • Seat Motor
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Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Attempt to adjust the seat with the switch.
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2
Remove the seat trim panel to gain access to the back side of the switch.
3
Check the switch input to make sure the switch has power and ground.
4
Supply power and ground to the seat motor (bypassing the switch).
5
Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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6
Unbolt the power seat from the vehicle.
7
Disconnect any electrical connections from the bottom of the seat.
8
Remove the seat from the vehicle.
9
Remove the power seat motor from the seat and replace with a new power seat motor.
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10
Test the power seat motor by supplying power and ground.
11
If motor operates properly reinstall the seat in the vehicle.
12
Reconnect all the electronic connectors.
13
Re-install the seat retaining bolts.
14
Reconnect the power seat switch.
15
Re-install the power seat trim panel.
16
Reconnect the negative battery cable.
17
Adjust the seat to verify repairs.
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