My driver seat won't lock

my driver seat won't lock

Can you manually lock it into place by pushing the relaes lever into place?
_ 2000 Jetta TDI GLS 5spd, 326K 450/week.
The seat does lock in place like it should.Tangerine11 March 16th, 2014, 21:05 # 11 AndyBees Veteran Member Join Date: May 2003 Location: Southeast Kentucky I sprayed some Wally World Carb Cleaner on the thingy in the pic above.Last edited by AndyBees; March 16th, 2014 at 21:07._ '84 Vanagon '02 ALH TDI engine (32 to 35 MPGs consistently) Malone Stage 1 tune.January 28th, 2011, 10:11 # 1 mag2, veteran Member, seat Adjustment - not working?Found some pocket change under there!Happened to mine last fall, pin wouldnt go back in by itself.It heated up the gummy crap enough for eu4 game of thrones mod the lock to work again, albeit temporarily, but if you're in a bind try that method.Remember to unplug the battery or else your ABS light will be stuck.Thanks for any input.Wonder what will break next :banghead: good you got it to lock.I was successful at heating the lock cylinder with the seat all the way back with a heat gun.It gets gummed up and the locking pin stays in the open position.Didn't have to remove anything!Have a look see!Position the seat all the way back.Both VE and PD engines are covered here.If not, four bolts should remove the seat, for a closer look.Hope all of these responses get you back and running.
Grease was dried on and caked, first cleaned it off and reapplied new stuff.