On my Explorer the end of the accordion where the swaged end of the cable was supposed to be had broken off from the rest of the accordion. In my opinion the treatment is short term and actually weakens your back. It can come built into the car seat with some manufacturers offer it as either a standard or optional equipment. I'll be that it's the plastic assembly in the seat back 100% of the time. Our truck went over a speed bump and something in the passengers' seat snapped.
What I found was a plastic accordion-like piece that contracts when the cable is tightened. Mine popped just a week after i got my fusion. That is, unless there's something really tricky or requiring a special tool that would make it not worth it. And we all know how well designed Ford seats normally are. That aggravated my neck so all the muscles hurt.
If the Explorer is like my 2000 Lincoln Continental, I am having the same problem. I have the same problem with my lumbar. They look for a car that is loaded with features or has an intuitive dashboard. Can you provide details of the process to get to it? Mine has leather rather than cloth, and I've totted up 47k with no pains at all. I will be taking car in to have that checked out and will let ya know Hello all, The Lumbar in my 06 Fusion has broken now twice. They are supposed to be attached to the three circle pins on the part that the cable is hooked up to. Just be careful to make sure the edges make it back behind the plastic seat hinge trim when you are putting it back in place.
The manual system in the passenger's seat seems better. I just need to know how to remove the leather from the seat back and I'm sure I could figure out how to reattach it or replace a mounting clip. Mine failed after one week of ownership. Overall, it is extremely beneficial to your health and well-being. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thanks for everyones comments, they have been really helpful.
Has anyone found a way to fix this? Volvo S80L Volvo has a long history of creating seats with people in mind, as opposed to style. Dealer replaced it, but it broke again within another year when it was out of warranty. When you are sitting, you force your lumbo-sacral discs to carry three times more weight than they do when you are standing. Man I feel for you, back pain is no fun. You will find it uncomfortable at first but after a while you wont even notice it, and it will save you! Next, I disconnected the plug from the electric motor. Probably because my seats do have lumbar support.
I bought my Zetec Fiesta with cloth seats in January and so far paid out £200 pounds in physio for my lower back pain. We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar. Has anybody had an issue with the power lumbar support being loose in the driver's seat? Seems that so many of these are failing that supplies of the part are very low. On my 07 Sport Trac manual lumbar broke and didn't want to unplug the seat due to the air bag and didn't want to pull up the seat cover so only choice was to cut a hole in the seat back. Installation Q: How long does it take to install a Rostra ComfortSeat lumbar support system? Speaking of support, Trusted Choice® agents can help you get for any model car you have. Will sew it back up after I drive around awhile.
What did it feel like after it broke? Oddly enough back pain with a car seat can be because the seat is making you sit properly! In many of today's new cars, drivers have the option to move their seats forward, backward, up and down. Manufacturers design car seats to provide great back support. With the ComfortSeat Lumbar Support System, you can set the amount of lower back muscle support you need for your individual comfort while driving. Therefore, you may want to consider an import. To ensure the smoothest ride quality, the Focus also features that can reduce the impact of striking potholes, and rear seat passengers benefit from 5 centimetres more knee clearance and 6 centimetres more shoulder-room than in the previous generation Focus. Q: Am I required to remove the seat from the vehicle during installation? Your best just trying different settings of the seat, try to make yourself comfortable, so no over stretching, i was always taught that when pressing the clutch you should be able to fit you hand under your left knee easily obviously not while driving.
Q: What are the dimensions of the ComfortSeat lumbar support air bladder that mounts within the seat? If you just want to zip tie it you could make a small cut on the left side big enough to get your hand in there and install the zip tie. To increase the number of people that can get good back support with their seats, car manufacturers include the ability to adjust car seats in many ways. So I asked them to quote the cost of replacing the spring. In addition to Ford Motor Credit Company, Ford Europe operations include Ford Customer Service Division and 24 manufacturing facilities 16 wholly owned or consolidated joint venture facilities and eight unconsolidated joint venture facilities. I'm sure I can fix it, I just haven't put my mind to it. Hello Everyone, I bought my new Fiesta Zetec S around 3-4weeks ago and no matter how much I try I can't get comfortable in the seat, it is causing lower back pain.
So far no pain and i drive for 3 hours at a time now and again. Can dealerships edit or remove reviews? Feel free to contact me with any questions. I am sorry if this was covered already. I think I was putting my neck forward as it had a deep dash. Car is also due for it's 30k service, Probably will be doing that as well.
Please read these terms carefully — they are agreements between you and us, and contain important provisions regarding your use of FordPass and this site. I calmly told them to order the part and I would do it myself. Now I am not pointing any fingers here but say someone has had a lifetime of poor posture and they get into a well designed seat that makes them correct their posture it can lead to back ache. After looking at it realized the plastic came off at the left side. Estimated installation time is 1 hour. I 'folded' it back on itself and it went pretty easy. They look for a vehicle that gets great gas mileage or that has ample room for their families.