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Old 10-16-2013, 08:46 PM   #1
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Drivers seat sinks on its own - 2013 JK Unlimited

Anyone else have the problem of the driver's seat sinking on it's own over a few days' time? I have to jack it back up at least twice a week. The dealer says I must be sitting on the seat jack handle, which is automatically lowering the seat. Any fix?

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Old 10-16-2013, 09:01 PM   #2

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Are you maybe accidentally hitting it when getting in and out or fishing for the seatbelt?

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Old 10-16-2013, 09:02 PM   #3
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I had the same problem was hitting the lever sliding out of the seat on exit. I took the handle off and turned it so its pointing down and no more problem.

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Old 10-16-2013, 09:04 PM   #4
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I noticed this on my 13 2 door also. I will be more aware if I am hitting the lever or not. Funny I never thought to ask about that here.
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:05 PM   #5
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My 2005 VW touareg seat also does the same. I recently found out that the jack lever is just like the JK, so my thinking is that when you seat (i am <= 200lb) so i am actually rocking it when i am seated
i am not sure about your weight or height but all i am saying is that when you seat, you could be seating on the jack or the seat cusion pressing down on the lever.
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:19 PM   #6
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Make a conscious effort to not hit the lever when you get in or out for a few days and see if that fixes your problem. I found that when I slid in or out I hit the lever by a tiny fraction which lowered my seat.

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