Seat Problems

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JWafman
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Seat Problems

Post by JWafman » Fri Apr 22, 2016 4:32 pm

Having problems pushing my front passenger seat forwards and back to allow passengers in the back.
Very stiff
Anyone else got this or know how to fix it


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Re: Seat Problems

Post by mud4fun » Fri Apr 22, 2016 4:36 pm

Yes, mine is the same, stupidly stiff. I struggle to shift the things let alone my wife and kids. I just thought it was due to lack of use. My Corsa is used mostly by me only so don't often need to use back seats.
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Re: Seat Problems

Post by Harryjt97 » Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:00 pm

Think it's just the typical corsa build quality shining through there mate :lol: mines ridiculously stiff too, my friends never know how to use it when they get in the car.
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Re: Seat Problems

Post by corsa2000driver » Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:52 pm

The catch is very stiff to lift on mine, previous owner has put lashings of grease over all moving parts so could not improve that.
However my grandson discovered you have to lean on the seat backwards before you can lift the latch easily. The natural thing is to lift the catch as you pull forward, now that we have learned to do the opposite, it is a bit more easy!


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Re: Seat Problems

Post by ChrisB » Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:02 am

Never had any issues with mine, quite the opposite tbh, parked on an incline the seat slides back, and that's a nuisance when you're trying to get a car seat in! What really annoys me is the limited travel the seat moves forward, barely enough space to slide a carseat in between the pillar and the back of the seat :evil:
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Re: Seat Problems

Post by SimoneCorsa » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:58 pm

Yeah mine is very stiff too :( boriiing


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Re: Seat Problems

Post by FirestoneDK » Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:39 pm

There's a technical service bulletin from GM about this 'problem'. It's just really is simple as two overtightened nuts in the mechanism.
http://gm.oemdtc.com/5723/front-seat-ba ... l-vauxhall


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Re: Seat Problems

Post by lubian08 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:08 pm

Has anyone tried untightening the bolts, has that worked? Both my seats are super stiff to the point where I have to physically "hit" them to move back into position, scared Im going to break them. Any updates on how to fix? Ive email Vauxhall with no response.


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