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Seat trouble I tried to get my back seat out of my jeep but i just took a wrench to one of the bolts holding the seat to the floor and it broke. I started on a second one and I could hear it breaking. am I doing something wrong?

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Yes! There is undercoating sprayed on the underside of your jeep to protect and deaden sound. This is dried onto the threads of the bolt protruding through the floorpan. When you try to remove the bolts the friction is so great that the bolts will always snap. To remove the seat, it is not necessary to take the support plates out, only slide the seat to one side or the other to clear the hole and grommet then pull seat upward on that side to remove. Pull back the fabric at the front of the seats and you will expose the pivot rod that is inserted through the hole that I spoke of above. There may be some kind of clip in the grove that needs to be removed so you can slide the seat and rod over to the side so that it will clear the opening.

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