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Old 11-27-2012, 09:16 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Also-ran View Post
Mine suddenly started doing this about a month ago. To add to what Minchkin posted, no amount of bolt tightening helped me because my seat looseness also appears to be caused by this light yellow plastic insert the seat bolt passes through (it's part of the seat height adjustment mechanism). Very annoying to be reminded about it every time I stop or start.
-come to a stoplight- seat blips forward. -light turns green- seat blips backwards...
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Originally Posted by mac.mogul View Post
Mine does it, but I just raise the seat and lower it. Seems to be a temporary solution.
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Originally Posted by soundFocus View Post
Can this be related to having the back of the seat rattling? Since it's gotten cold, the last two weeks my passenger side seat has an obnoxious habit of rattling at idle when no one is in it. Putting my hand on the back makes it go away. Gets better when I recline the back less...
Hey folks,

If you're not having any luck identifying the source of the looseness or rattle, having your dealer check it out is always a good option.

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Originally Posted by Minchkin View Post
...It just seems that the grommet has finally worn through. I am assuming that you just have to replace the grommet. Problem with that is that I don't know the part number, or if there is one at all.
Hi Minchkin,

I just did a quick run-through of the parts website and couldn't find this specific grommet. You may want to contact the parts department of your local dealership; at the very least they could provide you with the correct part number.

As always, if anyone has any additional questions or concerns, feel free to send a PM in my direction.

Thanks,
Crystal
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