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Driver Pwr Seat - Half Works & Vanity Mirro

My power drivers seat will go forward and back, no problem. It however if I try to recline or raise the seat, only goes in one direction and you end up sitting at a tilted angle. Keeping it low to the floor so I'm at least level! This car is leased and under its extended warranty but not bumper to bumper anymore. I turn the car in in February and want to figure out the least expensive way to get this fixed. I also have a vanity mirror above the driver seat that was cheaply made and broke off. I need to get this fixed too. Any suggestions?

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I had the same problem with my 2005 malibu vehicle. To find out the welds they use under the seat to connect the steel brackets are not that strong and snap leaving the seat at an angle position.The best bet is to look under the seat at the side thats angled down and look for a long metal pipe with a U shape it might look a little rusted.If this is so you need to find a welder to reweld the two pieces.

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