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I have a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche. The Driver Seat stopped moving by the controls on the side of the chair. When you put key #1 in ignition, the seat will raise up to where it is supposed to be.

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You may have memory seats, your owners manual should have some info on setting memory.
I looked at wiring diagram for your power seat, driver side, it showed three seat motors depending on what your trying to do? If the seat won't move forward and back, have to check horizontal seat motor. The fact that one of the seat motors is working tells me voltage and ground to the seat switch are ok. Could be a seat motor or the control switch problem? I'd have to do testing to decide which?

Posted on Sep 26, 2017

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SOURCE: power seat, driver side

If only one seat is not working the fuse/relay is ok or both would not work, most likely cause based on experience is the control switch, then the power seat motor.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: 1995 BMW 525i seat height motor works on one side of seat only

there are 2 cables that come out of the motor that operates that feture. Over time the outsdie tube of the cable streaches, causing the cable that turns inside, to come out of the transmission is drives. One way to fix this is to remove this cable and shoren the outside tube by cutting it, and then re-insall back into the transmission. This is a 50/50 chance repair. The correct way to cure this issue is to replace the lower seat frame. $$$

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Driver seat back won't raise after its been reclined

The control switch has developed a problem (intermittent contact or just broke inside) Replace the switch. That should fix it.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: lost power to the driver seat and heat for both front seats

CHECK FUSES AND LOOK UNDER SEAT FOR A PLUGS IN WIRE, ALOT OF MODELS HAVE THE POWER PLUG UNDER THE SEAT, TRY THAT ,ROBERT

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

micah lenfest

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SOURCE: 2004 Malibu with broken weld on seat motor

you will have to replace the complete assy. the cheapest way is look for a complete wrecking yard seat, or have yours welded at a local machine shop

Posted on Jan 08, 2010

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