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Hello all!
My switch to open my seat isn't working... It doesn't click or anything when I press it
I'm able to open the seat via the glovebox
Please can anyone help?
Thank you
Kit x
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Rusty contacts on the switch. Try pushing the switch a few hundred times with the power off, this will clean the contacts.
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Or open it up and clean it with a bit of sandingpaper and grease with some contact-spray.
You can pull the front of the switch out.
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Re: Seat switch not working
Kittysaz wrote:
Hello all!
My switch to open my seat isn't working... It doesn't click or anything when I press it
I'm able to open the seat via the glovebox
Please can anyone help?
Thank you
Kit x
If it is the switch a good dousing in WD40 might help. I'm not familiar with this particular model so I'm not sure how easily you can get it out of its housing. Obviously if its easy to get out or get behind then you can bridge the contacts in order to prove that it is or is not a the switch which is the cause.

Regards Roadster
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WD-40 is more solvent then anything else I wouldn't recommend using it on something other then removing tar or grease from your painted parts.
And the other component (although a very minimum part of it) in WD-40 is grease and that will act as an isolater.

Or some meant to be contact spray if you need to spray something into there.
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Thanks all!
Wd40 all I have
I just did what you said and it worked!
Thanks so much and a very merry Chrissy from me and Watson xxxx
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It might be a good idea to order a new switch next time you get parts. They are fairly cheap, and easy to replace, and they do wear out. The round switch for the horn, starter and seat on some models are interchangeable, so if you find a deal on any of these, they will work.
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