Catnapper exclusive reclining mechanism features “Limited Lifetime Warranty”. This smooth and quiet counterbalanced reclining mechanism is precision manufactured for years of trouble-free operation. Installed with noiseless sure-lock spring clips. The durable steel seat box is the strongest recliner seat box available to resist warping or splitting in this critical area! Direct drive cross bar ensures that both sides of the mechanism operate together in sequence for longer life. Unitized steel base is the most durable base in the recliner industry to prevent bending of hardware. Spring system of heavy 8-gauge sinuous steel springs in the seat provide strength, comfort and flexibility. No wood to warp or split. Designed for comfort and made to last.