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                                LEAR CORPORATION
                                  PENSION PLAN



                      AMENDED AND RESTATED JANUARY 1, 1997




TABLE OF CONTENTS


                                                                    
                  PREAMBLE                                             1

ARTICLE  I        DEFINITIONS                                          2

         1.01     Accrued Benefit                                      2
         1.02     Acquired Group                                       2
         1.03     Actuarial Equivalent                                 2
         1.04     Annuity Starting Date                                2
         1.05     Beneficiary or Beneficiaries                         2
         1.06     Board of Directors                                   2
         1.07     Break in Employment                                  2
         1.08     Code                                                 3
         1.09     Committee or Employee Benefits Committee             3
         1.10     Company                                              3
         1.11     Contingent Annuitant                                 3
         1.12     Covered Compensation                                 3
         1.13     Credited Service                                     3
         1.14     Defined Benefit Plan                                 5
         1.15     Defined Benefit Plan Fraction                        5
         1.16     Defined Contribution Plan                            5
         1.17     Defined Contribution Plan Fraction                   5
         1.18     Effective Date                                       5
         1.19     Eligible Employee                                    5
         1.20     Employee                                             6
         1.21     Employer                                             6
         1.22     Employment Date                                      6
         1.23     ERISA                                                6
         1.24     Fiduciary                                            6
         1.25     Former Participant                                   6
         1.26     Fund                                                 6
         1.27     Highly Compensated Employee                          6
         1.28     Hour of Service                                      7
         1.29     Investment Manager                                   7
         1.30     Leased Employee                                      7
         1.31     Monthly Plan Compensation                            7
         1.32     One Year Break in Service                            9
         1.33     Participant                                          9
         1.34     Participating Company                                9
         1.35     Plan                                                 9
         1.36     Plan Year                                            9
         1.37     Predecessor Company                                  9
         1.38     Prior Plan                                           9
         1.39     Primary Social Security Benefit                      9
         1.40     Qualified Election                                   10
         1.41     Qualified Joint and Survivor Annuity                 10
         1.42     Reemployment Date                                    10
         1.43     Related Company                                      10
         1.44     Retirement Benefit                                   10
         1.45     Spouse                                               10
         1.46     Spousal Consent                                      10
         1.47     Surviving Spouse                                     11
         1.48     Total and Permanent Disability                       11
         1.49     Trust Agreement                                      11
         1.50     Trustee                                              11





                                                                    
         1.51     Year of Service                                      11

ARTICLE II        PLAN ELIGIBILITY                                     13

         2.01     Requirements for Participation                       13
         2.02     Termination of Participation                         14
         2.03     Transfers                                            14
         2.04     Change in Employment Status                          16

ARTICLE III       ELIGIBILITY FOR BENEFITS                             18

         3.01     Normal Retirement Date                               18
         3.02     Early Retirement Date                                18
         3.03     Late Retirement Date                                 18
         3.04     Disability Retirement Date                           18
         3.05     Vested Retirement Date                               19

ARTICLE IV        RETIREMENT BENEFITS                                  20

         4.01     Normal Retirement Benefit                            20
         4.02     Benefit Offsets                                      24
         4.03     Early Retirement Benefit                             26
         4.04     Late Retirement Benefit                              26
         4.05     Disability Retirement Benefit                        26
         4.06     Vested Retirement Benefit                            28
         4.07     Preretirement Surviving
                  Spouse Benefit                                       28
         4.08     Inability to Locate Participant                      28
         4.09     Maximum Benefit Limitation                           29
         4.10     Claim for Benefits                                   31

ARTICLE V         COMMENCEMENT AND DURATION
                  OF BENEFITS                                          32

         5.01     Commencement of Retirement
                  Income Payments                                      32
         5.02     Qualified Joint and Survivor Annuity                 33
         5.03     Optional Retirement Benefit                          34
         5.04     Reemployment Prior to Retirement                     35
         5.05     Preretirement Surviving
                  Spouse Benefit                                       35
         5.06     Suspension of Benefits                               36
         5.07     Small Benefits                                       36
         5.08     Direct Rollovers                                     37

ARTICLE VI        COMMITTEE                                            38

         6.01     Members                                              38
         6.02     Committee Action                                     38
         6.03     Right and Duties                                     38
         6.04     Investment Responsibility                            39
         6.05     Transmittal of Information                           40
         6.06     Duty of Care                                         40
         6.07     Compensation, Bonding,
                  Indemnity and Liability                              40
         6.08     Manner of Administering                              40





                                                                    
         6.09     Annual Report                                        40

ARTICLE VII       CONTRIBUTIONS                                        42

         7.01     Source of Contributions                              42
         7.02     Company Contribution                                 42
         7.03     Application of Forfeitures                           42
         7.04     Assets Available to Pay Benefits                     42

ARTICLE VIII      TRUST                                                43

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