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Seat Position Memory
My '17 Forester XT Touring's seat position memory has misbehaved in an odd and subtle way since day #1 eighteen months ago. This means the power driver's seat with "1" and "2" buttons on the door panel. I have registered our preferred positions for both the buttons and our two keys. Per the dealer (doubtful accuracy) the memory should only hold two positions; i.e. pushing the buttons should give the same two positions that the two keys do, respectively. The misbehavior is only for seat height - fore/aft memory works fine. The seat height misbehavior is that slowly over a period of many weeks, the memory positions gradually increase in height until they eventually give you maximum seat height, for both positions 1 and 2, whenever the car is unlocked, even if you yourself were the last person who drove. My Subaru dealer has made two attempts to fix this, the first time with a new seat module, and this last time with a new switch. They claim it's fixed now but I'm beginning to have my doubts because my personal "2" position is supposed to be set all the way at the bottom, and I'm beginning to feel a slight lowering as I touch the seat controls myself after entering - which is exactly how the misbehavior started to appear every time before. As this misbehavior begins to occur, the buttons can be reset to preferred correct positions but the key-registered positions remain the max-height wrong ones, thus my doubt about the memory only holding two total positions. I understand this is hardly a fundamental problem, and I could fix it by just resetting the key-registrations frequently, but this is very hard to do for a spouse!