Special Tools Required
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Click here for an interactive version of this procedure (driver's, passenger's).
SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations and the precautions and procedures before doing repairs or service.
Do the ODS unit initialization after front passenger's seat replacement.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
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.
Use the appropriate tool from the KTC trim tool set to avoid damage when removing components.
Do the battery terminal disconnection procedure, then wait at least 3 minutes before removing the seat.
Tilt the steering wheel all the way up, and push it all the way in.
Passenger's seat: Slide the front seat all the way forward. Carefully pry up on the bottom of the anchor cover (A) to release the hooks (B) and the tab (C), then remove the cover by pulling it upward.
Remove the lower anchor bolt (A).
Slide the front seat all the way forward, and remove the track end covers (A, B) from the rear of both seat tracks.
Slide the front seat all the way back, and remove the track end covers (A, B) from the front of both seat tracks.
Remove the bolts.
Lift up the front seat, then detach the harness clips (A) of the floor wire harness (B). Disconnect the seat belt buckle switch connectors (C) and the side airbag connector (D). On the driver's seat, disconnect the seat position sensor connector (E). On the passenger's seat, disconnect the ODS unit harness connector (F).
Remove the head restraint.
With the help of an assistant, carefully remove the front seat through the front door opening.
Install the seat in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
Tighten the seat mounting bolts to the specified torque in the sequence shown. Slide the seat all the way back and tighten ? and ?, then slide it forward and tighten ? and ?. The driver's seat is shown; the passenger's seat is symmetrical.
Make sure each connector is plugged in properly.
Tighten the bolts by hand first, then tighten them to specification with a torque wrench.
Do the battery terminal reconnection procedure.
Check for any DTCs that may have been set during repairs, and clear them.
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