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Old 05-29-2013, 09:19 AM   #1
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Drivers seat adjust every time???

I dont remember having to adjust my seat in my '08 X, but it seems in my 2013 Sahara I have to "pump" the seat up 2 or 3 times every time I get in. Is this normal? is it an air shock or mechanical jack for the seat height?

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Old 05-29-2013, 09:25 AM   #2
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Same problem with my 2012 Sahara, would love to know if there's an answer.

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Old 05-29-2013, 09:33 AM   #3
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Your hitting the adjuster when you get out.If like me you slide out and step down your bumping the lever down getting out. It is a mechanical adjuster screw mechanism .The fix is to take off the adjuster arm and clock it so its pointing down so you dont hit it getting out.Took me a while to figure this one out as well.
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Maybe cut back on the Baconators ?
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Maybe cut back on the Baconators ?
Lol. That is terrible, but funny.
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:54 AM   #6
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Your hitting the adjuster when you get out.If like me you slide out and step down your bumping the lever down getting out. It is a mechanical adjuster screw mechanism .The fix is to take off the adjuster arm and clock it so its pointing down so you dont hit it getting out.Took me a while to figure this one out as well.
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:23 AM   #7
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Adjusting the lever and removing it sounds like a better idea to me. I never readjust it once it's good and the lever is rubbing the seat fabric.
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:05 PM   #8
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Guess I'm ok since I leave it all the way down anyways.
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Old 05-29-2013, 01:57 PM   #9
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Your hitting the adjuster when you get out.If like me you slide out and step down your bumping the lever down getting out. It is a mechanical adjuster screw mechanism .The fix is to take off the adjuster arm and clock it so its pointing down so you dont hit it getting out.Took me a while to figure this one out as well.
I will pay close attention to this as I do slide out! lol and I had a double baconador for lunch!!! lol
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Adjusting the lever and removing it sounds like a better idea to me. I never readjust it once it's good and the lever is rubbing the seat fabric.
^ Good idea... thanks... one less thing to clean too...
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I'm a skinny guy, and a short guy, so I also have to slide out. I don't come even close to touching the lever. This makes me think you guys need to empty some junk from the trunk if ya know what I mean.
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:17 PM   #12
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I've seen a mod. What they did was to remove the seat height adjuster lever. There is a notch so you have to install it slightly pointing up. The guy took a dremel and made a new notch where it sat horizontal after bolted on. He said it still worked and didn't loose height from sliding out.
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:32 PM   #13
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Found it. It's midway in this thread with pictures.

LINK> http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dri...ml#post1930531
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:43 PM   #14
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I used to have this same problem and then I found the Driver Seat Height Adjuster write up and did the same thing. Haven't ever had to adjust my seat since! Well worth it.

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