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      11-03-2012, 11:34 PM   #1
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e93 headrest won't move up and down on driver's side

Just picked up my first m3 - 2011 space gray convertible. I love it.

One thing I noticed is that the electronic headrest adjustor switch (for up and down adjustment) doesn't seem to work on the driver's side seat. It works on the passenger side. I think I got it to move all the way up initially but now it won't move at all. When I click it up I can faintly hear the electric motor or whatever trying to move the headrest. When I click it down - nothing at all. All the other seat movement buttons seem to work on the driver's side.

Any possible explanation for this or quick fix? Or is this going to take a trip to the dealer?
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      11-04-2012, 01:30 AM   #2
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Sounds like somethings busted. If you hear the motor one way it's probably not a simple fix like a fuse.
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      11-04-2012, 10:36 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info. Seems weird that a newer, low mileage car would have this kind of electrical problem. Is this common? Or evidence of a larger issue with the car? Hope not...
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Just in case anyone is interested, it was the seat module that needed to be replaced.

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