Front Seat Belt Replacement

SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations, and the precautions and procedures in the SRS section before performing repairs or service.

NOTE: Check the front seat belts for damage, and replace them if necessary. Be careful not to damage them during removal and installation.

Front Seat Belt


1.Disconnect the negative battery cable, and wait at least 3 minutes before beginning work.

2.Slide the front seat forward fully.

3.Pull the lower anchor cover (A) back, and remove the lower anchor bolt (B).

 

4.Remove the center pillar lower trim.

5.Remove the upper anchor cover (A), and remove the upper anchor bolt (B).

 

6.Disconnect the seat belt tensioner connector (A). Remove the upper retractor mounting self-tapping ET screw (B), and the lower retractor bolt (C), then remove the front seat belt (D) and retractor (E).

 

7.Remove the center pillar upper trim.

8.Remove the shoulder anchor adjuster (A).

 

9.Install the seat belt in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Apply liquid thread lock to the upper anchor bolt before reinstallation.
  • Check that the retractor locking mechanism functions.
  • Assemble the washers, collar and bushing on the upper and lower anchor bolts as shown.
  • Before installing the anchor bolts, make sure there are no twists or kinks in the front seat belt.
  • Make sure the seat belt tensioner connector is plugged in properly.
  • Reconnect the negative cable to the battery.

Upper anchor bolt construction: 

Lower anchor bolt construction: 

Seat Belt Buckle


1.If equipped with a side airbag, disconnect the battery negative cable, and wait at least 3 minutes before beginning work.

2.Remove the front seat.

3.Remove the center cover from the seat, with manual height adjustable,without manual height adjustable.

4.Detach the seat belt switch connector clip (A) and harness clips (B).

 

5.Remove the center anchor bolt (A), and remove the seat belt buckle (B).

 

6.Pull the seat belt switch harness (C) out through the space between the seat cushion and the seat linkage (with manual height adjustable seat), or the hole on the seat track (without manual height adjustable seat).

7.Install the buckle in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • Assemble the washers on the center anchor bolt as shown.
  • If equipped with a side airbag, reconnect the negative cable to the battery.