FRONT SEAT ASSEMBLY (for Luxury Seat Type) REMOVAL

CAUTION:

Wear protective gloves. Sharp areas on the parts may injure your hands.

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for RHD and LHD vehicles.

  • The procedure listed below is for LHD vehicles.

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

  • The procedure listed below is for the LH side.


  1. PRECAUTION

    CAUTION:

    Be sure to read Precaution thoroughly before servicing Click here.

    Note


    • After turning the engine switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

    • If the side airbag has deployed, replace the front seat airbag assembly, front seatback frame sub-assembly, separate type front seatback pad and separate type front seatback cover with the necessary parts in accordance with the extent of the collision damage.

  2. REMOVE FRONT SEAT HEADREST ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the front seat headrest assembly.

  3. REMOVE SEAT BELT ANCHOR COVER CAP LH

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    1. Detach the 6 hooks and remove the seat belt anchor cover cap LH.

  4. DISCONNECT FRONT SEAT OUTER BELT ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Operate the power seat switch assembly and move the front seat assembly so that the nut for the anchor of the front seat outer belt assembly LH can be removed.

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      Remove the nut and disconnect the anchor of the front seat outer belt assembly LH.

  5. REMOVE FRONT SEAT OUTER TRACK BRACKET COVER LH


    1. Operate the power seat slide switch and move the front seat assembly to the rearmost position.

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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Hook
      *2 Guide

      Detach the 2 claws and 2 hooks.

    3. Detach the 2 guides and remove the front seat outer track bracket cover LH.

  6. REMOVE FRONT SEAT INNER TRACK BRACKET COVER LH


    1. for 2WD:


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        Text in Illustration
        *1 Hook
        *2 Guide

        Detach the 2 claws and 2 hooks.

      2. Detach the 2 guides and remove the front seat inner track bracket cover LH.

    2. for AWD:


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        Text in Illustration
        *1 Hook
        *2 Guide

        Detach the 2 claws and hook.

      2. Detach the guide and remove the front seat inner track bracket cover LH.

  7. REMOVE INNER SEAT TRACK BRACKET COVER LH


    1. Operate the power seat slide switch and move the front seat assembly to the foremost position.

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      Detach the 2 claws and 2 hooks and remove the inner seat track bracket cover LH.

  8. REMOVE OUTER SEAT TRACK BRACKET COVER LH

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    1. Detach the 2 claws and 2 hooks and remove the outer seat track bracket cover LH.

  9. DISABLE AUTO TILT AWAY FUNCTION


    1. Disable the autoaway/return function by changing the customize parameter Click here.

      Note

      Record the current customize parameter setting (whether the autoaway/return function is enabled or disabled) in order to restore the current setting after finishing the operation.

      Tech Tips

      Performing the above operation causes the autoaway/return function to be disabled when the engine switch is turned off.

    2. Turn the engine switch on (IG). Operate the tilt and telescopic switch to fully retract and tilt up the steering column assembly.

    3. Turn the engine switch off.

  10. REMOVE FRONT SEAT ASSEMBLY


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      Remove the 2 bolts.

    2. Operate the power seat slide switch and move the front seat assembly to the rearmost position.

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      Remove the 2 bolts.

    4. Operate the power seat slide switch and move the front seat assembly to the center position.

    5. Operate the power seat reclining switch and move the seatback to the upright position.

    6. Operate the power seat front vertical switch and rear lifter switch, and move the seat cushion to the uppermost position.

    7. Operate the power seat variable cushion switch and move the front side of the seat cushion to the front most position.

    8. Disconnect the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal.

      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.

    9. Tilt the front seat assembly to the rear of the vehicle.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the front seat assembly and vehicle interior.

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      *1 Protective Tape
      *2 Connector Lock Lever
      *3 Connector Lock
      *a Unlock Position

      Disconnect the connectors.


      1. Disconnect the connector.

      2. Push the connector lock to slide the airbag connector and disconnect it.

        Note

        When handling the airbag connector, take care not to damage the airbag wire harness or connector.

      3. Using a screwdriver, move the connector lock lever to the unlock position as shown in the illustration and disconnect the connector.

        Tech Tips

        Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

    11. Detach the wire harness clamp.

    12. Remove the front seat assembly from the vehicle.

      Note


      • 2 or more people are required when carrying the front seat assembly out of the vehicle.

      • Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

      Tech Tips

      When removing the front seat assembly from the vehicle, pass it through under the steering wheel.