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Author Topic: Sabelt broken red release handle repair  (Read 340 times)

Offline BiAS

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Sabelt broken red release handle repair
« on: May 26, 2020, 07:02:55 pm »
Although I removed the seat from the car to do this in hindsight this is perfectly doable in situ.
Cover is tucked into a groove round the outside of the seatback and is removed by rolling it towards the front, the harness slot untucks in a similar way. The bottom of the cover looked like it was glued in on mine so I left that where it was and just pulled the cover and foam away to give me access...


Removal of some screws and the black cover comes off to reveal the mech.....


Allowing me to remove the broken bits......


And perform some surgery.......






And refitted.......


Some reassembly and refitting later we now have a  pair of working releases. Because of where the break is only the top 2 screws are visible and then only when the release is fully pulled up.
 Hope this can be of help to others.


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    Offline 124Abarthreplica

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    Re: Sabelt broken red release handle repair
    « Reply #1 on: May 26, 2020, 07:16:04 pm »
    Thank you BiAS :thumb:

    Offline GTMartin

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    Re: Sabelt broken red release handle repair
    « Reply #2 on: May 31, 2020, 08:23:27 am »
    Well done  :thumb: You managed to fix the problem without having to go to the dealer, I bet it is now stronger than original.