Rear Seat-back Disassembly/Reassembly

Rear Seat-back Disassembly/Reassembly


1.Remove the seat-back.

2.Remove these items:

  • Headrests
  • Middle headrest (for some models)

3.Remove the screw, then remove the latch cover (A).


4.Remove the screws (A) and detach the clips (B), then remove the striker hole cover (C).


5.Release the hook strip (A), and unzip the seat-back cover. Pull back the cover (B), then release the hooks (C) from the seat-back frame (D). The left seat-back is shown, the right seat-back is similar.


6.Release the hook strips (A) from the seat-back frame (B), then remove the frame cover (C).


7.Pull out the seat-back pad (A) from the frame (B), then pull out the headrest guides (C) while pinching the end of the guides, and remove them. The right seat-back with middle headrest is shown, the right seat-back without middle headrest and the left seat-back are similar.


8.Remove the seat-back cover/pad (A) from the seat-back frame.


9.Remove the bolts, then remove the seat-back latch (A) from the seat-back frame (B), and release the pivot pins (C) of the latch lever (D) from the seat-back frame.


10.Release the push nut (A) from the seat-back hinge (B), then remove the pivot pin (C), pivot collars (D), and hinge from the seat-back frame (E). The inside hinge of each seat-back frame is shown. The outside hinges of them are symmetrical.


11.Reassemble the seat-back in the reverse order of disassembly, 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 hooks and clips.
  • Make use the seat-back locks and unlocks properly.
  • Replace any push nuts you removed with new ones.