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If you have the long bench I don't think you can fold the rear seat down. It will only fold down if you have the split rear bench. Which model do you have?
I can send instructions for removing the entire seat if you want to try that.
Does your model have the touch sensitive pad or the key hole? The 2010 impala had both options available.
Here are the diagrams for removing the seat cushion and back:
So this model just has the trunk release switch and no key hole on the trunk then.
The release switch doesn't seem to be working?
Yes. You would have to remove the bottom portion and then the back.
The trunk release button should be right next to the headlight switch:
It would require some custom body work, but it could be done. The police model has a lock and key. Rather than custom body work you might be able to find an old police model in a salvage yard and swap the trunk, but then the paint might not match.
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