Ford Explorer: Front Seats / Description and Operation - Front Seats - Overview

Ford Explorer 2020-2021 Service Manual / Body and Paint / Body and Paint / Front Seats / Description and Operation - Front Seats - Overview

Overview

Driver Power Seat - Without Memory

The 6-way driver power seat is equipped with the following motors:

  • Front height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Rear height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Horizontal motor (serviced with front seat track)

The 8-way driver power seat is equipped with the following motors:

  • Front height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Rear height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Horizontal motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Recliner motor (serviced with front seat backrest)

The 10-way driver power seat is equipped with the following motors:

  • Front height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Rear height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Horizontal motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Recliner motor (serviced with front seat backrest)
  • Lumbar motor (serviced with front seat power lumbar assembly)

Driver Power Seat - With Memory

The power driver seat is controlled by the DSM located on the driver front seat track. PMI is required when a new DSM is installed. The DSM hard/soft stops must be set/reset any time a new DSM, driver front seat track or driver front seat backrest is installed.

The memory system allows automatic positioning of the driver seat to 1 of 3 programmable positions. For information on programming memory positions or recalling a stored memory position, refer to the Owner's Literature.

The driver memory seat is equipped with the following motors:

  • Front height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Rear height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Horizontal motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Recliner motor (serviced with front seat backrest)
  • Lumbar motor (vehicles not equipped with multi-contour seats only) (serviced with front seat power lumbar assembly)

Passenger Power Seat

The 4-way passenger power seat is equipped with the following motors:

  • Height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Horizontal motor (serviced with front seat track)

The 8-way passenger power seat is equipped with the following motors:

  • Height motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Horizontal motor (serviced with front seat track)
  • Recliner motor (serviced with front seat backrest)
  • Lumbar motor (serviced with front seat power lumbar assembly)

Heated Seats

This system allows on demand, independent, electrical heating of each front seat.

The heated seat system consists of the following components:

  • Seat cushion heater mat
  • Seat backrest heater mat
  • HVAC module (includes heated seat switches)

Heated/Ventilated Seats

This system allows on demand, independent, electrical heating/venting of each front seat.

The heated/ventilated seat system consists of the following components:

  • Seat cushion heater mat
  • Seat backrest heater mat
  • Blower motor, located within each front seat cushion and backrest
  • HVAC module (includes heated/ventilated seat buttons)
  • SCME, integral to the DSM
  • Cushion and backrest vent bags (part of the cushion and backrest foam)
  • Cushion and backrest foam
  • Cushion and backrest trim covers

Multi-Contour Seats

This system allows on demand independent lumbar adjustment and/or massage of each front seat. PMI is required when a new SCMG or SCMH is installed.

The multi-contour front seat system consists of the following components:

  • SCMG, attached to the backrest of the driver front seat
  • SCMH, attached to the backrest of the passenger front seat
  • Multi-contour seat buttons, located on the FDIM (touchscreen)
  • Multi-contour seat control switch (part of the seat control switch)
  • Front seat cushion adjuster, attached to each front seat frame (includes 4 inflatable air bladders and hoses)
  • Front seat power lumbar assembly, attached to each front seat backrest (includes air pump, 3 inflatable air bladders and hoses)

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