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Old 01-02-2016, 08:33 AM   #1
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Arm rest

I am looking for info on repairing the arm rest on a captains chair in a winnebago class c. Do you have to take the back off etc. The arm will not stay parallel any longer.

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Old 01-02-2016, 08:57 AM   #2
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If the captains chair is a " Flexsteel " product the lock is internal in the arm rest.
However in Class C's sometimes the seating is original to the chassis; Ford Chev; so chassis info and year, or a picture of the seat will help members provide the info you're after.

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My flex steels have a latch that drops/pivots the armrest lower. Sure such a latch is not pulled?
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Old 01-03-2016, 05:27 AM   #4
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Easiest way wiuld be is to take it to a auto interior upholstery shop, most arms are standard, while I am and can easily do it, it is hard to put into words, it can be tricky.
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The OP mentioned 'parallel' which leads me to believe the arm rest has come loose.

On mine there is a zipper on the bottom rear of each arm rest, this allows the cover to be slipped off. There is a single large bolt that goes into the seat back on which the arm rest pivots. If this bolt has come loose the arm rest will flop around.
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