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Thread: Recliner won't stay back

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    Hi. I saw it in an Ashley showroom several months ago. It was perfect except for the issue of the backrest wanting to push me forward. When I read other posts at the beginning of this thread I came across your idea of removing a spring to alleviate this issue. I’m not sure if this model has such springs to allow for this fix. It is no longer in the local showroom for me to inspect. It is available online and I would purchase if I knew the answer to this issue. It is a conventional recliner with a lever as shown at this link. Thank you.

    https://www.homemakers.com/ashley-fo...er/527931.html

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    Default Re: Recliner won't stay back

    If a new unit, you should not buy it if you don't like the way it is presented and built. You do know that Ashley furniture is very poor quality, yes? Don't expect too much from it should you move forward with it is my advice.
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  3. #33

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    Hi. Just a follow up to my earlier inquiry. I found a pdf showing the detail of the mechanism for this Foxfield Rocker Recliner. By looking at that, can you tell if it would allow for the procedure you suggested at the beginning of this topic of removing a spring in order to prevent the backrest from pushing forward when in the reclined position? Thanks again.
    https://www.ashleydirect.com/SmarTea.../252MECHBY.pdf

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    Sorry, I cannot make a recommendation one way or the other on that unit, as I am unfamiliar with it. Those springs are NOT located in the area as the ones I am used to working with. Good luck.
    Duane Collie
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  5. #35

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    Thank you for looking. I thought it might be the spring labeled 74550 toward the back corners of the unit. I assume the larger springs in the middle are for the rocker feature.

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