2005 CLK Drivers seat will not tilt forward - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-26-2009, 04:52 AM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Newbie
 
Date registered: Feb 2008
Vehicle: 2005 CLK 500
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
2005 CLK Drivers seat will not tilt forward

Hi,

for some unknown reason, my front seat decided it doesnt want to tilt forward any more.
I can lift the lever at the top of the seat just fine - but the catch mechanism will not release - so the seat won't tilt forward.

Does anyone know:
1) How to fix this?
2) How to dismantle the lower seat coverings so I can see what is going on?

I'd guess that its cable accuated and that the cable may have come off a runner/guide... but thats a guess as I cant work out how to remove the coverings to see.

All assitance/ideas gratefully accepted.
Thanks,
Michael
Bikeguy1000 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-26-2009, 04:22 PM
Outstanding Contributor
 
keyhole's Avatar
 
Date registered: Sep 2006
Vehicle: 2004 CLK 240 Coupe
Location: Norfolk. UK
Posts: 10,722
Mentioned: 12 Post(s)
Quoted: 410 Post(s)
This has happened to me. It is not a machanical fault.

The seat is probably too far forward. If so, it will not do the tilt/rise function in case it touches the roof liner.

So, move it back a tad, and try again.
keyhole is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
drivers seat won't move forward or back Wien21 W203 C-Class 7 12-03-2008 02:29 PM
Drivers/passenger seat goes forward not backwards Formoque C208/A208 CLK-Class 5 08-20-2007 01:14 PM
driver seat tilt pointman W163 M-Class 4 05-01-2004 08:57 AM
driver seat tilt pointman W163 M-Class 0 04-30-2004 11:00 PM
C-240 opinions and will 1 forward baby seat and 1 rear baby seat fit? Guest (MBNZ) W203 C-Class 3 09-19-2001 03:46 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 

Title goes here

close
video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome