did the seat used to go forward? Try putting a little force into it, jsut incase something is stuck. I sometimes have to slam the front seat in my 04, but it always works.
04' Columbia TJ
33" BFG AT's, OME HD lift, front airbag suspension, teralow 4:1 kit & supershort shaft kit, TW CV shaft, 4.10 gears, JKS body lift, track bars and quicker disconects, Warn 9.5ti, warn front bumper, garvin wilderness rack, and solid cast aluminum tusks,