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Re: power seat looseness

Hairy green toads from Mars made Phil Rose say:

> Praise be to Audi gods! Everything is pretty much "up to par" with my '91
> 200q, so now I'm down to dealing with a small, but most damnable and
> irksome glitch: the fore-and-aft looseness of the driver's 6-way power
> seat. There's a sudden shift of 1/16"- 1/8" (couple o' millimeters perhaps)
> that is disturbing, if not downright unnerving every time I
> decelerate--even from moderate speeds. The seat tracks seem tightly
> fastened to the floorpan, so I assume there's slop in the adjuster gearing.
> Has anyone a sure-fire cure (so I can optimistically proceed to take the
> seat apart)?
> BTW, the looseness mostly goes away when the seat is moved to the extreme
> (front/back) positions.

BTDT (actually, haven't done anything about it) on my '89 100Q.
Someone suggested that it is the plastic bushings that hold the
seat onto the slider tracks that crack/break/loosen.


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