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  1. Oliver
    Oliver at |

    Is the manufacturer going to be forced to pay for the replacement? (or are they about to go bankrupt?)

  2. Wandering Aramean
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    I have no idea who ends up paying for the replacements. I do know that the seats are not cheap so someone is going to be paying a lot of money.

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