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I have had problems with the passenger seat panel since 2007 (1st image). The clip appears to pop off (2nd image) and remains in the seat (3rd image). As a first step, how do I get the clip out of the seat base? Somewhat pinch the upper and lower ends and pull?


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I would think that you could use some pliers or tweezer to squeeze the clip to release it from the base and I would probably go to a scrap yard and get another passenger trim piece, that one looks like it is worn down and may not hold the clip very well
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I pinched the clip with needle nose pliers but could not pull it out. Will have to contact my garage.
 

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Those can be fussy to get out. Especially is you still have the seat installed in the car. I went through this when I just added my seat covers. I found it helpful to use needle nose pliers from the backside and a small screwdriver on the frontside to pry. Once you get it out, you will likely have to bend the tangs/teeth a bit to get it to stick back on the plastic tab. Stick with it. it isn't worth a trip to the mechanic.
Thanks a bunch!
 
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