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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-14-2018, 11:33 AM Thread Starter
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2006 G6 - driver seat recline handle

The original handle for reclining the driver's seat broke. I purchased a replacement. The replacement will clip onto the shaft, but when lifted, it simply spins on the shaft. Is there a part that is missing? I have attached two pictures. It is as if the shaft is a rectangle and the receiving portion of the new handle is a circle that is unable to grasp the shaft. The new handle looks materially similar to the original handle.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-16-2018, 05:44 PM
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I cannot see yours too clearly, but mine has a spline shaft that mates with the handle to keep it from rotating freely. I seem to remember having to line it up and give it a firm thump for the clip to locate and the splines to engage. Perhaps it is not on all the way?
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