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Drivers seat sliding mechanism....

Wozski Aug 17, 2010

  1. Wozski

    Wozski Member

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    Mine doesnt slide anymore when i lift the seat handle to let passngers into my car. I have a few days next week to work on this. Is this an easy fix and what do i need to know before getting started.
    I have already taken the rear cover off the seat......

    Cheers guys/gals
     
  2. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Regional Rep Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    I need to do this soon as I have a very loud clicking from from the sliders which is annoying me.

    I'm just going to remove the seats and inspect the sliders and hope for the best :)
     
  3. chrissy1502002

    chrissy1502002 Member

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    how did you remove the rear cover on the seat?
     
  4. Wozski

    Wozski Member

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    Chrissy - from memory ( as i did this a few months ago ) There are 4 clips which need to be undone so to speak. Ther are 2, 1 either side on the seat on the top corners. I gently placed a long flat head screwdrivers and GENTLY prised it out of its locator. There are then another 2 clips in the middle of the seat that require the same procedure. Be careful as i managed to break one of these clips. They are quite flimsy pieces of metal and i will need to get some of these but dont know the part numbers. I hope the seat mechanism has just undone itself from a cable. ( heres hoping! )
     
  5. Wozski

    Wozski Member

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    I have just had a look at the seat and a black clip has fallen out from the seat. I dont think this has been the problem though and i dont know how to put it back on lol arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
     
  6. carlos19664

    carlos19664 Member

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    Did you have an joy fixing this? as i have the same problem on a Cab b6 what year and spec is your car?
     
  7. Jimmybuckrogers

    Jimmybuckrogers Audi OCD VCDS Map User Audi A3

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  8. doctor46goat

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  9. Rideen

    Rideen Active Member Team Phantom Audi A3 Manual

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    Had this issue as well, got it to the garage, cost me 20 Euros to fix. People at the garage removed the seat and did... something and it's working like a charm again.
     
  10. Lukeyb

    Lukeyb Active Member

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    2x 70p little plastic parts and half an hour and mine have been sliding nicely ever since :D
     
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