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Old 01-10-2011, 03:03 PM   #1
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Default Latch on back of front seat broke

I searched this forum no luck so far. The handle you use to release the front seat so someone can get into the back the plastic handle broke.

Anyone fix this on their own? How much and how hard?

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Old 01-10-2011, 03:49 PM   #2
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Join the crowd. This has been a chronic issue for a lot of people but don't know about replacements. I just thought I'd chime in so you didn't feel... alone.
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:54 PM   #3
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There is not one single person that's gotten in the back that's been able to release the front seat in one try. I'm just waiting for it to break
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Old 01-10-2011, 04:19 PM   #4
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I can't imagine it is good for the latch that the damn seat is so heavily spring-loaded that it flies forward like a gun shot unless the passenger holds onto the seat while releasing the latch...
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Old 01-10-2011, 04:54 PM   #5
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After having mine break, and me just sticking it back on (knowing it's loose and will not survive any amount of use), I always make sure I let the seat down, and I use the handle on the side of the seat at the bottom so that I don't damage that little **** on the back.

However, the stupid piece that's broke isn't expensive, I'm just not sure it's worth replacing since mine has the appearance of being functional.
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Old 01-10-2011, 05:28 PM   #6
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mine broke too...i expected it to break beforehand after reading about how everyone else's had
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Old 01-10-2011, 06:03 PM   #7
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I read about the problem long before I got my '06,so I just don't use them. They look great!
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Old 01-10-2011, 07:07 PM   #8
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The plastic ones are prone to break. Try these, they will last.
http://www.mossmuscle.com/Shop/ViewP...eIndexID=84283
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Old 01-10-2011, 07:34 PM   #9
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Definately go for the ones in the link AmericanIron posted. The plastic ones from the dealer are $35 each, which is totally rediculous. Mine haven't broke yet but no one ever gets in my back seat either.
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Old 01-10-2011, 07:39 PM   #10
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Did it break or just slip off? Mine slipped off and i thought i broke it. But then i noticed it was just loose and slipped. I just opened it up and made sure it was snug in there. Its kind of a bitch to get on though. After that, no problems at all.
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