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I think my drivers seat just broke

Was pulling away from the lights and there was a sort of dull snapping sound. Now the seats seems to be less comfortable than the passenger seat. Is there some webbing in the seatback that could have broken? is this a common thing? How can I check?
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There's usually a series of metal springs on the seat back and base, put behind a thick piece of foam.

I've never heard of one snapping, but might be a possibility
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This actually happened to me too... i stretched in my seat and something just went "clang" and the left bottom point of the seat now moves about if i jiggle it...
If you find out anything let me know.. Im planning to get it checked out this month when she goes in for a regular service.
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Could well be something different, but worth checking the bolts holding the seat sections together as well as the adjuster mechanism. Years ago when I ran Sud's I got in the drivers seat and the back just went horizontal. Girl in the back seat got a bit of a surprise lol. One of the captive nuts in the frame had come away and shaken itself off, so the bolt slowly drifted out until it no longer held and the back was no longer secured. Lucky I was parked and not driving at the time!
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