Front Seat Removal/Installation

For some models: 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.

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape to prevent damage.
  • Take care not to scratch the body or tear the seat covers.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

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

2.Remove the front inner seat track end cover (A) and front outer seat track end cover (B) from the front of both seat tracks.


3.Remove the rear outer seat track end cover (A) and rear inner seat track end cover (B) from the back of both seat tracks.


4.Remove the bolts securing the front seat.


5.Lift up the front seat, then detach the harness clips (A), and disconnect the seat belt switch connector (B) on the driver's seat. If equipped, disconnect the side airbag connector (C) on the driver's and passenger's seat, and the OPDS unit connector on the passenger's seat.

Drive's seat: 

Passenger's seat: 

6.With the help of an assistant, carefully remove the front seat through the front door opening.

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

  • Make sure each connector is plugged in properly.
  • If equipped with a side airbag, reconnect the negative cable to the battery.