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Drivers seat in Suzuki Vitara 2006

Our drivers seat in our Suzuki Vitara 4WD 1996 collapses backwards and does not lock. We don't appear to be able to see the locking mechanism and what is causing it not to activate.

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You will have to de-trim the seat back to access the mechanism.

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