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The "Magic Seat" ??

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Well, I'm back in the pickle barrel again. If somehow the Magic Seat gets dropped into the well without the pull strap visible after the drop, just how in the billy-hell do you get the blasted thing up and out of the well again! We've tried just pulling up on the plastic finger handle: no dice. We've tried heaving from both sides of the seat back: no dice. It comes up a little, then hangs up on something. It seems the actual seatback at the bottom of the package is catching on something. What?

I mean, guys, two new transmissions, a second car, and now back 20 miles to a dealer to pull up a seat? I'm beginning to feel like a total idiot. Am I?
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I like the idea of removing the LATCH bracket. We a set of marks from the one time that I put the seat in the hole.


I had a similar experience wit the seat being stuck. I believe that the reason my was stuck was that we had a golf umbrella in the hole on the side closest to the seat. I believe that every time I tried to pull the seat up it was binding on the umbrella against the floor. After 10-15 minutes, and a little calming break, the seat seemed to just come up. I did have the advantage of having the lift strap though. Good luck!


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