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post #1 of 4 Old 08-28-2005, 02:10 PM Thread Starter
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Assistance needed swapping seats

Hi All,
I just found a set of leather power seats from a 96 GC. My GC is a 97 with cloth manual seats. How hard is it to install and connect the power seats to a non power seat location. Does the wiring already exist or will I need to get wiring done. Is this a DYI job, or will I require a mechanic? Any assistance that could be offered would be greatly appreciated.


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post #2 of 4 Old 08-29-2005, 06:30 AM
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I've asked this question many times before. I believe that you need the power connections. However, you may already have them. I have an extra plug in line below my driver's seat.


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post #3 of 4 Old 09-24-2009, 07:33 PM
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I Just Did This Yesterday

In another thread I asked this question and I posted some info.

Yesterday I completed the job of transferring leather seats from an 01 ZJ to another 01 ZJ. After browsing thru many "clunkers" at my yard, I learned that the seat bolting arrangement (4-2 front of the seat, 2 back) is identical in all the ZJ/WJ models.

The seats that I bought did not have heat but they had all the positions. That's all I wanted.

You will find in the leather seats a wiring harness. There are only 2 wires in each seat that you need to make all those positions operable. In the driver's seat, red is 12V+ and black is ground. In the passenger Red/Light Blue is the 12V+ lead and black is ground.

Routing your power source I leave to you. This job took me less than 1 hour. Good luck! This was one of the simplest and most rewarding mods I have ever made!
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BTW, the transferee car did not have any wiring for the seats.
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