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It took me 15 minutes! (archive)

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Posted by Roy on October 25, 2000 at 18:15:07:

In Reply to: Not a simple fix for me! posted by Jim T. on October 25, 2000 at 13:49:53:

All you have to do is shorten the cable casing a few millimeters.

Remove the offending cable, left or right at the motor drive at the bottom/center/front of the seat. To do this, raise the seat and remove/loosen a couple of hex head screws to drop the motor. And the cable(s) slides out of the motor. Carefully uncrimp the cable housing end cap (you will reuse this piece) and shorten the end of the cable housing a few millimeters so that the end of the cable protrudes further into the motor. Reinstall the end cap and carefully crimp. Might as well do the other side since things are apart. . .30 minutes max for both sides.


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