Recaro seat runners

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Mexico16
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Recaro seat runners

Post by Mexico16 » Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:38 pm

Has anybody ever experienced loose seat runners on recaro seats ? Any body repaired them , there seems excessive play in the runners but are bolted firmly to the car thanks

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Re: Recaro seat runners

Post by D366Y » Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:27 pm

The recaro seats unlike the others have some brackets that bolt on to the bottom of the seat and connect to the runners that attach to the floor - have you checked these as well? Only other thing I can think of that would make the seats feel loose

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Re: Recaro seat runners

Post by Peter-S » Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:24 am

Mexico16 wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:38 pm
Has anybody ever experienced loose seat runners on recaro seats ? Any body repaired them , there seems excessive play in the runners but are bolted firmly to the car thanks
Yes I've had this. The runner part that's bolted the floor opens out over the years allowing the seat to rock sideways. I took the runners off and compressed them a little in a vice to close them up again which seems to have helped.
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Re: Recaro seat runners

Post by SpaceHopper » Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:18 am

I took the runners off and compressed them a little in a vice to close them up again which seems to have helped.
I did the same thing with mine, the play was excessive and this fixed it.

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