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The driver's seat on my 'new' '96 is all outta wack...
There's some fore-aft movement. Its enough to be noticable, and definitely enough to be distracting when driving hard. The adjuster is locking securely, so seat feels like its shifting on the rails or frame. Is this a common problem and is there a fix?
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The seat is noticably canted to the left, especially the seat back. I get the impression the previous (original) owner was heavy and slouched against the door, after a while the seat just set into that position.
Unless I'm willing to adopt the pervious owner's posture this is gonna drive me nuts and/or kill my back.
Any suggestions on how to correct? I got into the rear seat last night and pulled & grunted, trying to twist it back, but I don't think that had much effect.
I hunted through the archives this morning and found nothing so I'm hoping someone has encountered something similar.
I'm all excited-- leaving work early today so I can go home and play in the driveway.
I haven't had a Thanksgiving this fun since I bought my Omni GLH Turbo, 14 years ago, to the day.
Hope everyone else's is just as good,
-Eric
Boston, MA

[Modified by RedShift42, 2:12 PM 11-21-2001]


[Modified by RedShift42, 2:13 PM 11-21-2001]
 

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Re: Goofy Driver's Seat (RedShift42)

Well, there is a height adjustment for the front seats, and I find that sometimes when re-adjusting the height, it sets down a little crooked. Try re-setting the height(one of the levers on the left side). As for the front-back movement, are the bolts that hold the rails to the floor all tight?
 

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Re: Goofy Driver's Seat (RedShift42)

Never in my old Passat.
But, I hear like the seat is shifting when I am driving my wife's Passat. There's a sound like the seat is shifting. But, I really don't feel anything. It doesn't happen when she's driving.
 
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