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96 deville seat trim broken??...common problem?

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The trim around both my front seats is broken primarily from where the center screw goes into the side of the seat, the plastic around the center screw completely broke off from the rest of the trim.

I bought the car this way and I recently tried jb weld to glue the plastic pieces together adn when i screwed it back on it held ok but when I sat on the seat the leather pushes outwards against the trim and caused it to break on the driver side.

on the pass. side it's holding ok at the moment

I know if i just replace the trim itll break because the leather pushes outwards when weight is on the seat.I'm wondering if maybe after 90,000 miles the seats are squished down enough that more leather is pushed outwards causing the trim to break.At the moment when someone sits it causes the seat to be at level with the side trim and i can see that just entering and exiting the vehicle would put weight on the trim causing it to break again.

Is there any fix or should I just have the seats reupholstered with firmer cushions and then replace the trim?
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