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Old 10-02-2008, 15:59   #1 (permalink)
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Unconfortable Front Head Restraints

Are we the only ones that have head restraints too close making them very unconfortable? We own a "09.
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Old 10-05-2008, 12:43   #2 (permalink)
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Are we the only ones that have head restraints too close making them very unconfortable? We own a "09.
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Are we the only ones that have head restraints too close making them very unconfortable? We own a "09.
Not sure about the fusion, but the Flex SEL I drove had weird head restraints (probably a take from Volvo). It feels like a summer sausage is wrapping around your neck. And the Flex head restraints aren't adjustable.

I believe manufacturers are making the head restraints more pronounced is because a lot of people don't sit in the seats properly...they have the seats raked back so far that people fly into the back seat in a rear end collision. Ouch. I'll see if I can dig up a photo of the Flex head restraint when my Taurus is in for its next service. They didn't have any fusions on hand to browse!
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Re: Unconfortable Front Head Restraints

On a 3000 mile road trip, I wanted to stop and get a recip saw to cut the things out. Too close to the back of the head for any kind of comfort. Anyone know how they come out?
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Re: Unconfortable Front Head Restraints

I just purchased a 2010 Hybrid and do not like the head restraints touching the back of my head. They are angled to far forward. Does anybody out there know if they can be replaced by another head restraint from another model of the Ford product line or any other source?
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Re: Unconfortable Front Head Restraints

Had the same problem with our 2009. Wound up finding the best way was to set the back of the seat reclined a little more. Almost like a sport coupe type seat where you're leaning back on an incline. Much more comfortable and sets the headrest at a proper angle.

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