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Rear Seat Belt Replacement

NOTE: Check the rear seat belts for damage, and replace them if necessary. Be careful not to damage them during removal and installation.
Rear Seat Belt
  1. Pull the carpet back as necessary, and remove the lower anchor bolt (A).

  1. Remove the upper anchor cap (A), and remove the upper anchor bolt (B).

  1. Disconnect the seat belt tensioner connector (A) if equipped, and remove the self-tapping ET screw (B) and the lower retractor mounting bolt (C). Remove the rear seat belt (D) and retractor (E). The right seat belt is shown, the left seat belt is similar.

  1. Install the seat belt in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    • Apply medium strength type liquid thread lock to the anchor bolts before reinstallation.
    • Tighten the bolts by hand first, then tighten to specification torque.
    • Assemble the washers and the collar on the upper anchor bolt as shown.
    • Before installing the anchor bolts, make sure there are no twists or kinks in the seat belt.
    • Make sure the seat belt tensioner connector is properly plugged in.
Upper anchor bolt installation

Rear Center Shoulder Seat Belt
  1. Disconnect the seat belt tensioner connector (A) if equipped, and remove the retractor mounting bolts (B, C), then remove the center seat belt and retractor (D).
  1. Install the center seat belt and retractor in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

Rear Seat Belt Buckles and Center Shoulder Seat Belt Detachable Anchor/Center Lap Seat Belt
  1. Pull the rear seat belt buckles (A) and rear center seat belt detachable anchor or rear center lap seat belt (B) out through each elastic straps (C) on both seat cushions.
  1. Lift both rear seat cushions up, and slip the seat belt buckles and seat belt detachable anchor or seat belt.
  1. Fold both rear seat-backs.

  1. Opening the cargo floor lids (A) and remove the anchor bolts (B).
  1. Lift both rear seat cushions up.

  1. Remove the seat belt buckles (A) and center seat belt detachable anchor (B) or rear center lap seat belt (C).
With center seat belt and seat belt buckles
With center lap seat belt and seat belt buckles

  1. Install the anchor and buckle in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    • Tighten the bolts by hand first, then tighten to specification torque.
    • Assemble the washers, and the collar on the anchor bolt as shown.
Right side anchor bolt installation
Left side anchor bolt installation