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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods Discussion, Power seat problem in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; My driver side power seat will move forward but not back, I cannot find any obstructions. Help...
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    steve0613 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 2004 cts
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    Power seat problem

    My driver side power seat will move forward but not back, I cannot find any obstructions. Help

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    rand49er is offline Cadillac Owners 10000+ Posts
    Automobile(s): 2005 CTS-V, 2011 Cruze 1.4T 6MT
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    South Lyon, MI

    Re: Power seat problem

    Wonder if it's a loose connection. Can you reach the plugs on the motor under the seat and see if anything is not well plugged in?
    '05 CTS-V, Maggie, Kooks, Hotchkis, Ground Control, Corsa, B&M, DSS/Hendrix, Full 3M Clear Bra, Autovation, V Headrests, CTS Console, STS-V 55w Fogs, Black Vette FRCs, Specter Werkes, Katech LS9 Clutch, SS Brake Lines, Heavymetals U-Turn Fuel Line Eliminator, Momo Combat Evo Shift Knob, Wldwhl Clear Sidemarkers, Linea Corse LC855 Wheels or OEM wheels w/'06-'07 Center Caps, plus a couple more. 472 RWHP/411 RWTQ (Mustang Dyno).

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    RoverGuy7 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 05 CTS-V
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    Re: Power seat problem

    Will it move back with memory, or the exit position?
    If not, and its moving forward normally, you're looking at the memory seat module. The motor only has 2 wires, the module reverses polarity for moving forward vs rearward, so it's not going to be wiring at the motor.
    If it moves both ways with the memory settings, that means the module isn't getting an input from from the switch, which could be wiring or the switch itself.

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    mrmojo95 is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): 05 Cts-v Ls7 Clutch/Fly, Cam, LEDint/ext, side exit exhaust
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    Grand prairie texas

    Re: Power seat problem

    I find mine will do better if I wait a bit, which means the motor is burning out.(weak)

    I was gonna just swap the driver and pass motor to save a buck...

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