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Old 04-24-2016, 11:45 PM
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91 560SEL driver's seat rear height adjustment gear

The rear height adjustment stopped working and found this gear that appears to be worn out. I can hear the motor and shaft turning but it sounds like the gear is not engaging properly and hence no seat height movement. Where can I find a replacement part and anyone knows the part number?
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Old 04-24-2016, 11:49 PM
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Old 04-25-2016, 11:58 PM
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Probably have to buy a used seat and use guts from it to repair yours...I suggest the passenger side as it is used less often.

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Just lower the thing all the way and motor on. I have done that on a few cars as I do not need to raise the seats in mine at all or I would hit my head on the roof.
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Old 04-26-2016, 01:37 PM
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got the problem resolved. It turns out that the gearing got stuck somehow and could not reverse out of it. just wiggled it a bit and applied lub and now it works.
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