Tag: seats

20 Posts

Apr 01, 2002

Jeep Cherokee skimped on backseat headreasts that could prevent serious neck injury.

Dear Car Talk

I have a four-door Jeep Cherokee and I'm worried that the low rear seat which doesn't have headrests might be dangerous in an accident I noticed this when my son recently went from being in a child seat which extended...

accidents safety seats Jeep Cherokee

Dec 01, 2000

Can you recommend a vehicle with higher than average seats for someone with limited mobility?

Dear Car Talk

My husband has artificial hips and is experiencing less and less flexibility as time goes by Getting into low seats anywhere is a real problem for him his hips should not cannot bend more than degrees Can you suggest vehicles...


Jul 01, 2000

How can I keep my new leather seats looking new?

Dear Car Talk

I just bought a Ford Explorer XLT with leather seats Since this is my first time owning leather seats I'd like to know if there are any special techniques to care for my leather upholstery I ask this question because...

interiors maintenance seats

Nov 01, 1999

Is it possible to swap a passenger seat for a driver seat in the same car?

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Is it possible to rotate the seats in my ' Oldsmobile Aurora I'm a fairly big guy and I drive a lot The car has more than miles on it already The passenger seat has only a few thousand miles...

DIY seats

Oct 01, 1999

What can I do for a driver's seat that has lost its "tush cush"?

Dear Car Talk

I have a ' Lexus ES Great car miles No problems except that my driver's seat has lost its cush My tush is sore and uncomfortable after a long drive This didn't happen when it was new What can a...


Jul 01, 1999

Can I enlarge my Voyager's seating capacity with a "new" seat from the junkyard?

Dear Car Talk

My family has just been enlarged by three boys under the age of Grandma got custody My question is is it possible to enlarge the seating capacity of my ' Plymouth Voyager from a five-passenger van to a seven-passenger We...

seats junkyards Plymouth Voyager

Jun 01, 1996

Is there an organisation that rates the ergonomics of automobile seats?

Dear Car Talk

For quite some time I've wondered about the support provided by the seats in today's automobiles Specifically I would like to know if there is an organization or individual who rates automobiles based on how orthopedically correct their seats are...


Oct 01, 1995

Does moving my electric seat with the engine turned off drain my car's battery?

Dear Car Talk

Before I start my car I move the electric seat forward so I can reach the gas pedal My boyfriend screams at me constantly and informs me that I am killing the battery this way Please am I doing something...

batteries marital advice seats

Sep 01, 1992

Surely there's a better solution for short person than sitting on a phone book while driving...?

Dear Car Talk

Shame on you Suggesting a loose pillow for Kate the reader who's seat belt cut across her neck because she's short altitudinally challenged as you put it We short people are probably of the population Seats and restraints in our...


Apr 01, 1992

I'm a shorty and my seatbelt chokes me, help!

Dear Car Talk

I hate wearing seat belts And so does a friend of mine who is also very short We hate them because they cross our necks and make us feel like we're being choked In my last car I was able...

seats safety features