Rear Seat-back Cover Replacement

Seat-back - Fold Down


NOTE:
  • Take care not to tear the seams or damage the seat covers.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1.Remove the seat-back.

2.Remove the headrest.

3.Remove the screw, then remove the center belt guide (A).

 

4.Pull out the center portion of the armrest back panel (A) to release upper edge of the armrest back panel.

 

5.Pull out the armrest back panel (A) to release the hook (B) of the seat-back frame and hook (C) of the seat-back cover.

 

6.Release the lower hook (A) and clips.

 

7.Pull back the seat-back cover (A), then release the hook strips (B).

 

8.Pull out the seat-back frame (A) from the pad (B), then pull out the headrest guides (C) while pinching the end of the guides, and remove them.

 

9.Remove the seat-back cover and pad from the seat-back frame.

10.Pull back the edge of the seat-back cover (A) all the way around, and release the clips (B), then remove the seat-back cover.

 

11.Install the cover in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • To prevent wrinkles when installing a seat-back cover, make sure the material is stretched evenly over the pad before securing the clips, hooks, and hook strips.
  • Replace any clips (A) you removed with new ones. Install them with commercially available upholstery ring pliers (B).

 

Seat-back - Split Fold Down


NOTE:
  • Take care not to tear the seams or damage the seat covers.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1.Remove the seat-back.

2.Remove these items:


3.Left seat-back: Remove the screws, then remove the center belt guide (A).

 

4.Left seat-back: Pull out the center portion of the armrest back panel (A) to release upper edge of the armrest back panel.

 

5.Left seat-back: Pull out the armrest back panel (A) to release the hook (B) of the seat-back frame and hook (C) of the seat-back cover.

 

6.Release the lower hook (A) and clips (B, C).

 

7.Pull back the seat-back cover (A), then release the hook strips (B).

Left seat-back 

Right seat-back 

8.Pull out the seat-back frame (A) from the pad (B), then pull out the headrest guides (C) while pinching the end of the guides, and remove them. The left seat-back is shown; the right seat-back is similar.

 

9.Remove the seat-back cover and pad from the seat-back frame.

10.Pull back the edge of the seat-back cover (A) all the way around, and release the clips (B), then remove the seat-back cover.

Left seat-back 

Right seat-back 

11.Install the cover in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • To prevent wrinkles when installing a seat-back cover, make sure the material is stretched evenly over the pad before securing the clips, hooks, and hook strips.
  • Replace any clips (A) you removed with new ones. Install them with commercially available upholstery ring pliers (B).

 

Seat-back - Fixed


NOTE:
  • Take care not to tear the seams or damage the seat covers.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1.Remove the seat-back.

2.Remove the armrest.

3.Remove the screw, then remove the center belt guide (A).

 

4.Release the clips (A) from under the armrest back cover (B).

 

5.From the back of the seat-back, pass four retainers (A) through the slots in the seat-back pad, and release all the clips (B), and fold back the seat-back cover (C).

 

6.Pull out the headrest guides (A) while pinching the end of the guides, and remove them.

 

7.Pull back the edge of the seat-back cover (A) all the way around, release the clips (B), and release the hooks (C) of the horizontal wires (D) from the vertical wires (E) on the pad, then remove the seat-back cover.

 

8.Install the cover in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • To prevent wrinkles when installing a seat-back cover, make sure the material is stretched evenly over the pad before securing the fasteners, hook strips, and clips.
  • Replace any clips (A) you removed with new ones. Install them with commercially available upholstery ring pliers (B).