Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Front Seat

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1Front seat-to-floor pan attachments-standard seats shown



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Fig. Fig. 2Seat adjuster-to-seat frame components



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Fig. Fig. 3Recliner control mechanism-passenger seat shown, driver side similar



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Fig. Fig. 4Use a suitable pair of locking pliers to remove the front seat adjuster control knob



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Fig. Fig. 5With the front seat removed from the car, you can perform the front seatback inertia lock check



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Fig. Fig. 6Manual seat adjuster diagnosis chart

  1. Operate the seat to the full-forward position.
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  3. At the rear of the adjusters, remove the adjuster-to-floor pan rear covers and nuts. Operate the seat to the full-rearward position. Remove the adjuster-to-floor pan front nuts.
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  5. Remove the seat from the car.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. When installing the seat, tighten the seat adjuster-to-floor pan attaching nuts to 15-21 ft. lbs.
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