drtimwright

E36 front passenger seat doesn't stay forward

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Hey everyone,

This is for a 1998 328i E36 cabriolet.

My front passenger seat doesn't stay forward. Which makes it hard for people to get into the back seat (it's a 2 door cab). I can hold it forward, but that's getting to be annoying :)

Some initial googling tells me it might be the strut inside the seat that's worn out. This makes sense because the driver's seat fair launches itself forward but the passenger one just sits there sedately.

However, before I go removing the seat, figuring out where the strut is, and trying to order one, I thought some people here with more knowledge than me might have some other options.

Also, if anyone knows how to replace a seat strut, that would be great. I've never disassembled a seat before!

Tim

 

Edited by drtimwright
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