That's good information. Thanks. I wonder what caused this QC glitch? That's something that I would have envisioned from something produced in China instead of the USA. Maybe they did outsource these seats to a Chinese manufacturer?
It's quite possible. Here's a snippet from Lear's website:
Today, we provide complete seating and electrical power management systems worldwide. With 2011 sales of $14.1 billion, Lear ranks #189 among the Fortune 500. Our world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of 113,000 employees in 207 locations. With headquarters located in Southfield, Michigan, Lear continues to operate facilities in 36 countries around the globe. Lear is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol [LEA].
Many manufacturing facilities in China:
'12 Porsche 911 GTS Cabriolet; '11 BMW 335is Convertible; '08 BMW 535xi (family vehicles - '11 E90 M3; '11 Audi S4; '08 Chevy Tahoe; '02 Chevy Suburban)
Favorite Cars Gone But Not Forgotten:
'09 Corvette ZO6; '04 MB S600; '01 BMW 740iL; '90 Nissan 300ZX 2+2; '89 Jeep Grand Wagoneer; '79 BMW 320i; '79 MB 300D; '67 MG Midget
Last edited by beden1; 03-02-2013 at 09:24 PM.