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Hi All,

I need some guidance - the passenger electric seat will only move on the left side - the right side seems stuck.
I've looked under the seat and can see a red and green wire that are damaged.
Could these be the issue or do these wires control something else?
Also, is any one else's underside of the seat rusted as well?
Are there any tips you can pass on that I can try troubleshoot?



PS I am in Australia so the car is RHD
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I agree the wiring is afu and will need addressing asap.

However, since there is only one fore/aft motor and it runs okay, that rules out the wiring as the cause.
Said motor is bolted directly onto one track and drives the opposite track with a cable so your problem is likely the drive cable is broken.
They are similar to a mechanical speedometer cable made up of twisted steel wires with square ends.
What causes them to fail is one track gets jambed with an object, most typically a coin, and when the seat is moved the cable being the weakest link twists up into a ball then breaks.
Unbolt and tilt the seat back for a look.
If indeed that's the part you need it comes as an assembly of the cable and the outer plastic guide.
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