It is supposed to work thusly: EITHER with the key on, OR with the door open
(to allow you to move the seat back to get in). There is a relay that gets a
signal from the door jamb switch. Can't tell you right now where that relay is.
425 White Horse Pike
In the door jam you'll see two pressure switches; One turns the
light off the other lets the seat work if the door is open. Yank
the switch, clean it put it back. Test it with an ohm meter if
you have one. If it's working ok then your problwm may well be the
wire bundle that goes from the body to the door, it's in the
upper accordian rubber boot thing and what can happen is, if the boot
gets worn the wires can fatigue and actually break only making intermittant
contact yielding intermittant seat behaviour. Inspect it very very
carefully. If it's toast you'll need to replace that
harness; you can buy the part and it connects the fuse box through the
body, into the door to the seat switches. I wouldn't tackle this myself
and I'm pretty brave. Find a $35/hr auto elecctrics speciaist
and let them do it - should be less than 2 hous work, less
if you take the door panel off for them whish is trivial
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