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#1 (permalink) Old 05-05-2004, 09:21 PM
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im not sure if there sappoused to do this or not but i pull the seat thing the back of the seat goes all the way down and dosnt come back up unless i pull it up, this get really annyoing while i am tryin to drive, can this be fixable or am i doomed. if it is fixable how hard can it be?
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Spring's shot.
I have the same problem.


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incorrect. Everyone has this problem. This is how the seats were designed. Return springs are large heavy and bulky, and these are recaro seats... so elimination.

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So there's no return spring..at all.
It's just limp. All or nothing.


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yeap.

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Well.
Doesn't strike me as particularly smart engineering.
But they're the experts.


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