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I have a 1996 4.0 Sov and the electric steering wheel adjust switch doesnt work. If I push the switch back and forth I can hear a whirring noise that sounds like a motor but the wheel doesnt move. When I push the switch up or down it just makes a clicking sound.

What I would like to know is, how many motors are in there? Is it one motor that moves it up, down, back and forth? If so would I just need to replace the cable? Or does it have two motors? One for up and down, and another for back and forth? If so do I just need to replace the one for up and down? I have searched for a 2nd hand up & down motor and cant find one anywhere which makes me think there may only be one.

Also when I set the memory seats it never leaves the seat all the way back. When I sit in the seat I always have to move it back 1". Another issue is the electric front passenger mirror moves to face the sky once I start to reverse and I have to move it down once I start moving forward. Will this problem be connected with the column issue? Or if I replaced the window/mirror switch with a non memory one would this stop the mirror and seat moving everytime I lock/unlock the doors.

I know this is a lot of questions but these issues are really effecting my enjoyment of the car as I am quite tall and struggle to get in and out with the wheel be so low. I am also on a tight financial and time budget so any information before I buy any parts or take it all to peices would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again for any replies.

Mark

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