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Front seat passenger side backrest will not recline

Olds Alero, Front passenger seat back will not recline, lever on side appears to be stuck or stripped Now what.

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    Recline lever stripped

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More than Likely Stripped out. This is a Dealer only Repair. You could get the Parts from the Parts Counter at the Dealership and repair this yourself But, It is not Easy!

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