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Old 04-08-13, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by 7akata View Post
Yeah, in the beginning, the door side moved, because the center console side wormgear was out. Got the wormgear back in, capped on both sides (door sides was still good). manually set both sides ALL the way back so they would be even. Then when I press to slide, I can hear the motor trying to move it, but no joy, it just stops like they're stuck.

Might just need some fiddling, obviously something has changed when I put the cap back on.

TLDR: No sides moving now, but the motor is TRYING to get them to move, both sides still capped.
Probably happened when you manually moved it back. I would try manually moving both sides to where they were or the middle of the rail and try it again. just a guess but you may have gone past where it goes normally with power. Even if its a little crooked its not a huge deal, I think it straightens out when you use the power to get to the end of the rail if you are close enough.

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i purchased the plugs off cruser parts and pulled my seat out only to find that they dont fit, the plug that is in my other worm gear is short and wide. i need a part number!
yeah no one has ever found any part numbers, this maybe a junkyard sort of thing or sacrifice a ripped up set of seats.

Remember if your seat stops sliding, immediately go on a plug hunt before it gets lost forever.

Just like if you are rolling down your window and you hear the famous crunch, don't keep going because that breaks the rod inside the door and then you have to replace the whole door lock actuator instead of just the plastic clip. Just one of those SC things.
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Old 04-08-13, 12:58 PM
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I'll try it Ali, I'm assuming the same bolts move it forward as they did back, even though it looks like I'll just unscrew them right off haha. Thanks again for your input!
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Old 05-28-13, 10:37 AM
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hey whats going on everybody.So ive had this same problem only one side moves forward so i took my seats out to try and put the lil white plastic piece in but it was already in on both sides.I have no idea what to do and where to start i would love some help please
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are they in all the way, they are threaded like screws.
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Old 05-28-13, 03:39 PM
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actually one side wasn't there it had a hole bunch off nasty gunk there.So i went to pick a part and found 2 from a couple off SC's so im going to put them in and ill let ya know
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nope didnt work seat still pulls on left side the right side moves a lil
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my 95 supra seats dont move either, i just looked on my old sc seat and all 4 are on there, does anyone know if the supra seat have the same caps?
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No part number for the caps yet????
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So I was picking up my roof rack for my GX that was custom built by Gamiviti which is located in the Denver area... and the owner is a toyota guy who loves landcruisers.

Apparently he made the screw caps for a 80 series landcruiser which looks very similar to the ones used on the SC's, not sure if they are exactly the same but look pretty close.
Since no one has found a source for these little plastic caps yet I thought I would post here to get in touch with him if you want to give it a try.

edit* someone on the last page said that the ones from cruser parts may not fit, so not sure about these try at your own risk, or you can always contact them and see if its possible to make them in the right size. Go to the Gamiviti website and under products you should see "80 series seat parts", might be worth a try if you are missing yours

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Ali this thread is almost 10 years old so its sort of amazing you're still updating it. I bought a 1991 Toyota Aristo 3.0V and the driver's seat moves on one side but not the other so I think I have the same problem. I'll look for the caps but it sounds like I might have better luck at home depot for the plugs than anywhere else, as much as I hate home depot. I wasn't able to unbolt the seat rails from the rear so I might have to use a socket wrench to move the inner rail forward until I can unbolt the seat to get under there. This car sure is a pain but I like it.
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This might be an old thread but THANK YOU SO MUCH! I'm so happy I saw this and fixed my seat after it was broken for over 3 years!
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