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Old 04-12-2005, 06:26 PM   #1
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Hey all,

Anyone know how to tighten one of the front seats?
My drivers seat in my 91 is kinda "loose".... the backend shakes pretty easy compared to my front passenger seat. It'* really the back of the seat that is loose, not so much the entire seat.

Anyone got any ideas?
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Have you ever found little white plastic pieces on the floor and had no idea where they came from?

Have a look at the tracks and see if any of that plastic is missing... The lower power seat tracks may be wearing out...

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Both my seatbacks are able to move, but I'm guessing some movement is normal and you're experiencing a bit more than usual movement?
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Both my seatbacks are able to move, but I'm guessing some movement is normal and you're experiencing a bit more than usual movement?
Yea it kinda shakes a bit.... doesn't feel as firm as the passengers seat.
Just wondering if there is a few screws or bolts that I could tighten.
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It'* either two things

1) maybe its a prototype secret option for the bonneville for a ejecter seat that never made production but ended up on your car

2) A loose bolt.
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It'* either two things

1) maybe its a prototype secret option for the bonneville for a ejecter seat that never made production but ended up on your car

2) A loose bolt.
I'm probably going to go with option #2....... because if it had an ejection seat... I would have already used it before now.

But for a loose bolt..... how and where.....?
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It'* either two things

1) maybe its a prototype secret option for the bonneville for a ejecter seat that never made production but ended up on your car

2) A loose bolt.
I'm probably going to go with option #2....... because if it had an ejection seat... I would have already used it before now.

But for a loose bolt..... how and where.....?
The only bolts I can think of are the seat bolts... They will be front and rear covered by the small plastic sight sheilds on the floor... But I'm doubting that these are loose as they have threadlock on them from the factory...

I wish I could fix mine... Only fix for me is to replace the seat track... My 91 is not as bad as the 95, but even the drivers seat in it is not as stable as the passenger seat... Gotta love wear and tear...

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Is the seat track the only thing that could cause the backend of the seat to be loose?
No other screws or bolts or anything.

The floor seat bolts are secure... they aren't moving at all.

If the seat track is the only thing.... anyway to repair it... or just replace it.... if replace... anyone got a PN?
My magic book says 1660 5793 ...... and I believe it'* been discontinued.
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Is the seat track the only thing that could cause the backend of the seat to be loose?
No other screws or bolts or anything.

The floor seat bolts are secure... they aren't moving at all.

If the seat track is the only thing.... anyway to repair it... or just replace it.... if replace... anyone got a PN?
If thats the case, then the tracks may be worn... Its the only thing I can think of... You may be able to find a replacement from a donor car...

I have been wanting to repair my 95'* driver seat for some time... Never replaced it yet tho...

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Ok..... I'll change my question....

How do you take the seat apart?
(Not how to take it out of the car, how do you take the seat apart)
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