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My driver's seat is stuck all the way forward and I was

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My driver's seat is...

My driver's seat is stuck all the way forward and I was looking for a way to manually reset the motor. 1996 Toyota Avalon xls

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?

Automatic transmission and 199700. I need to move my driver's seat back and it got stuck all the way forward

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Avalon yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Exposed the electric switch to move the seat

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech of over 40 years experience here to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I rely on your patience and input to my questions so I can help you better.I have read your notes and have a question before we proceed.

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago

Do you have a test light or multi-meter to check for voltage at the seat switch?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
i do, although i have never used one before. I saw my husband years ago use one.
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago

Ok I can send you a video on how to use them and walk you through it tomorrow as it is getting late. Is that alright with you?

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 7 months ago

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