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Old 11-22-2013, 05:50 AM   #1
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Driver's Seat Won't Recline

As the title says, my driver's seat won't recline. The left side where the handle is works, the right side appears to be seized up. Has anyone else had this problem before? Are there any diagrams of how the seat functions so I can possibly dissasemble the seat and get it working again?

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Old 11-22-2013, 06:05 AM   #2
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It appears to be the cross talk tube or cable connects the other recliner (RH side) may be disconnected. Seats are one of the key and primary safety components and would cover under warranty, so please check with the dealer before you try to fix it,

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Old 11-22-2013, 06:22 AM   #3
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here but it's not very clear, should give you an idea of the parts and mechanisms

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try pushing or pulling the seat back forward (towards the steering wheel) while lifting the hand all the way then push it back. I had to shoulder charge the back seat backwards in order for it to flip forward when I first got the jeep. Seized or stuck somehow but did the trick. Also obviously check underneath and in the drop zone on the side between the seat and console that there's nothing laying there preventing all of this.
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Old 11-22-2013, 08:21 AM   #4
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Thanks - it looks like the cross talk tube is turning. I'm going to pull it out of the jeep and see what's going on. It's a 2008, so I don't think it's under warranty still.
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