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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 just tried mine and had no trouble lifting the whole package by the plastic handle without the strap. The strap seems to just be an assist and the lack of it shouldn't prevent pulling the seat up.

It sounds like the two parts of your seat are unlatched so when you pull the top one the bottom one pivots and starts to bind in the well. The only thing I can think to try would be to push down on the top piece to see if it would latch to the bottom and allow lifting the whole unit. If not, there's something wrong with the assembly that latches the two pieces together and no, you're not an idiot.
Good luck.

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[This message has been edited by ckonarske (edited 07-29-2001).]
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