REAR DOOR COURTESY SWITCH (for TMC, TMMR Made) REMOVAL

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for the RH and LH sides.

  • The procedure described below is for the LH side.


  1. PRECAUTION (w/ Rear Seat Side Airbag)

    Note

    After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal notices before proceeding with work Click here.

  2. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL (w/ Rear Seat Side Airbag)

    CAUTION:

    Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to disable the SRS system.

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  3. REMOVE REAR SEAT HEADREST ASSEMBLY (for Fold Down Seat Type)

  4. REMOVE REAR SEATBACK ASSEMBLY (for Fold Down Seat Type)


    1. Disconnect the rear seat outer belt assembly from the rear seat center shoulder belt guide.

    2. Fold down the rear seatback assembly LH.

    3. B000ML8E01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Fastener

      Disengage the fastener as shown in the illustration.

    4. w/o Seat Heater System:


      1. B000LMV

        Remove the 2 bolts and rear seatback assembly LH.

        Note

        Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

    5. w/ Seat Heater System:


      1. B000LMV

        Remove the 2 bolts and disconnect the rear seatback assembly LH.

      2. B000I3I

        Disconnect the connector.

      3. Disengage the clamp and remove the rear seatback assembly LH.

        Note

        Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

  5. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION ASSEMBLY (for Fold Down Seat Type)


    1. B000IRWE01

      Lift up the front edge of the rear seat cushion assembly as shown in the illustration and disengage the 2 rear seat cushion frame hooks on the front side of the rear seat cushion assembly from the 2 rear seat cushion lock hooks.

      Standard Measurement
      a 100 mm (3.94 in.) or less

      Note

      Be sure to hold the part of the rear seat cushion assembly directly next to the rear seat cushion lock hooks when lifting it up. Lifting a different part of the rear seat cushion assembly may deform the rear seat cushion frame.

    2. w/ Seat Heater System:


      1. Disconnect the connector.

      2. B000KQW

        Disengage the 2 clamps.

    3. Pass the 2 rear seat inner belt assemblies through the rear seat cushion assembly and remove the rear seat cushion assembly.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

  6. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION LOCK HOOK (for Fold Down Seat Type)


    1. B000LZB

      Disengage the 2 claws to remove the rear seat cushion lock hook as shown in the illustration.

      Note

      Rear seat cushion lock hooks must not be reused.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

  7. REMOVE REAR SIDE SEATBACK ASSEMBLY (for Fold Down Seat Type)


    1. Disconnect the rear seat outer belt assembly from the rear seat shoulder belt guide LH.

    2. B000HI6

      Remove the bolt.

    3. Disengage the hook and remove the rear side seatback assembly LH.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

  8. REMOVE REAR SEAT HEADREST ASSEMBLY (for Reclining Seat Type)

  9. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION ASSEMBLY (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000HUCE01

      Lift up the front edge of the rear seat cushion assembly as shown in the illustration and disengage the 2 rear seat cushion frame hooks on the front side of the rear seat cushion assembly from the 2 rear seat cushion lock hooks.

      Standard Measurement
      a 100 mm (3.94 in.) or less

      Note

      Be sure to hold the part of the rear seat cushion assembly directly next to the rear seat cushion lock hooks when lifting it up. Lifting a different part of the rear seat cushion assembly may deform the rear seat cushion frame.

    2. Disconnect the 2 seat heater connectors.

    3. Pass the 2 rear seat inner belt assemblies through the rear seat cushion assembly and remove the rear seat cushion assembly.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

  10. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION LOCK HOOK (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000LZB

      Disengage the 2 claws to remove the rear seat cushion lock hook as shown in the illustration.

      Note

      Rear seat cushion lock hooks must not be reused.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure as for the LH side.

  11. REMOVE REAR SEATBACK COVER (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000HOH

      Disengage the 4 claws and remove the 2 rear seatback covers.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure as for the LH side.

  12. REMOVE REAR SEATBACK ASSEMBLY (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. w/ Rear Seat Side Airbag:


      1. Disconnect each connector and clamp from the child restraint seat anchor bracket sub-assembly LH.

    2. Disengage the 2 rear seat belts from the 2 rear seat shoulder belt guides.

    3. B000HLQ

      Disengage the 2 hooks and disconnect the cover.

    4. Remove the 2 nuts, 2 bolts and rear seatback assembly LH.

  13. REMOVE REAR DOOR COURTESY LIGHT SWITCH ASSEMBLY


    1. Disconnect the connector.

    2. B000NKJ

      Using a T30 "TORX" socket wrench, remove the screw and rear door courtesy light switch assembly.