If you hunt around this site (or was it another Mini site?) you'll find a routine to reinitialise the seat position memory - some combination of sliding and folding the seat to its limits, which puts the 'memory' stop in the right place.
Sorry, I don't remember what the routine is off the top of my head, but maybe someone else can.
Can't find the link now but did see it, and I found the metal tab in question on both sides. Unfortunately, the handbook of the 2010 model confirms that Convenient Entry is only on the driver's side.
Spoke to the dealer when it was serviced on Tuesday and he confirmed that there's a lot of different seat models that work in different ways. Despite mine having height adjustment and lumbar on the passenger, there's no seat memory.
You can see it won't work as by pulling the seat release on the back, it invokes the seat tilt on the right hand side, therefore forgetting the seat position.
Hi. I have a 2010 cooper. I wonder if you could give me some help please? My backrests rock back and forward. You can feel them move when braking. I took it to a dealer who said all mini seats are the same . I don't think this is right? Its as if someone has been pushing back on the seats and worn the mechanisms. Do you have any movement on the backrest of your front seats ?
I have a 2009 HardTop with 58,000 on it and plenty of passenger seat use. I have no play what so ever in my seats. It does sound like someone has been sitting in the seat and leaning in an odd way for a long time and has worn out the mechanism
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