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Rear Seat Removal/Installation

  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the trim and panels.
  • Have an assistant help you when removing and installing the rear seat.
  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.
  1. Detach the clips from the seat-back hinge. Slip the sea belt buckles and seat belt detachable anchor or seat belt.
  1. Fold both rear seat-backs.

  1. Open the cargo floor lids (A) and remove the bolts securing both rear seats.

  1. Remove the right rear seat (A) and the left rear seat (B) through both rear door opening.
  1. Install the seats in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    • Apply medium strength type liquid thread lock to the seat mounting bolts before reinstallation.
    • Push the clips into place securely.
    • After installing, fix the seat belt buckles and the detachable anchor with elastic bands on both seat cushions.
    • If the clips are damage or stress-whitened, replace them with new ones.