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akcapfoc 01-13-2010 09:50 AM

07 Driver's seat comfort... or rather discomfort.
Updated and Solved: See below.

I've noticed that the driver's bottom cushion on my 07 ZXW SE, is doing something odd and painful on the inboard side -- to the point where I now sense the internal metal tub structure of the seat, especially when cornering. The seat cushion is uneaven, sinking a bit on the inboard side.

This is not comfortable. At all.

I've searched, but can't seem to find if this is a common problem on 05-07 models. What I have found is that the seatback foam is prone to separating, 'exposing' that seatback's frame. Is that probably what's happened here?

I'm not a overweight, but I'm wondering if perhaps the car's original driver might have been.

.tags: cushion, dowel, seat, bottom, replace, hog ring, zip ties, foam

Difficult to replace the bottom cushion? Thoughts?

Red01Focus 01-13-2010 01:58 PM

actually i have heard of this before my friends brother has an 05-07 zx3 and he complained about the same thing on his seat and he said the top of the seat is starting to feel the same way

bluefront 01-13-2010 02:27 PM

Yeah the foam on my seat-back split by 25k miles.....fixed it with some glue and extra foam pieces.

I imagine your seat-bottom section did the same thing. You could try to find an early seat in a junk-yard, and remove the foam to replace your split foam. A Ford seat bottom would cost a fortune......

The swap would not be too difficult, particularly if you don't have a heated seat or side air-bags. You probably would need to remove the seat from the car. I fixed my seat-back foam in the car. Good luck....

bdnld4482 01-14-2010 10:25 AM

i vote ,,, buy new seats

lightning2nd 01-14-2010 12:16 PM

my seat is doin the samething, i can fill the bar on the right side of the back part of the seat

akcapfoc 01-14-2010 02:06 PM


Originally Posted by lightning2nd (Post 3105360)
my seat is doin the samething, i can fill the bar on the right side of the back part of the seat

It sucks... is there a TSB on this?

lightning2nd 01-14-2010 05:13 PM

what is tsb?

akcapfoc 01-14-2010 08:23 PM

Technical Service Bulletin

lightning2nd 01-14-2010 08:32 PM

i dont know if there is one

ottotroll 01-14-2010 08:41 PM

I had Ford replace my Driver's seatBack at 25K (under warrantee) - I then took about 3 months to find SVT seats -

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