Chrysler Cirrus/Stratus/Sebring/Avenger/Breeze 1995-1998

Seats

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Seats

See Figure 1

  1. Remove any trim components concealing the seat track mechanism.
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  3. Move the seat to the fully forward position.
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  5. Remove the bolts holding the rear of the seat track to the floor.
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  7. Move the seat to the rearward position.
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  9. Remove the bolts securing the front of the seat to the floor.
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  11. If equipped with power seats, disengage the power seat wiring harness.
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  13. Remove the seat from the vehicle.
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To install:


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Fig. Fig. 1: Typical front seat installation

  1. Move the seat to the fully rearward position and make sure both seat tracks are locked into position.
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  3. Place the seat in position in the vehicle. Do not use the head restraint, side shield, recliner handle, or adjuster lift bar to move the seat.
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  5. If equipped with power seats, connect the wiring harness.
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  7. Make sure that the mounting bolt holes are aligned with the bolt holes in the vehicle floor pan.
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  9. Install the front inboard bolt holding the seat track to the floor crossmember. Install the front outboard bolt holding the seat track to the floor crossmember.
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  11. Move the seat to the forward position. Check to make sure the inboard and outboard tracks are latched in the full forward position.
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  13. Install the bolts holding the rear of the seat track to the floor.
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  15. Tighten the indicated mounting bolts to the following specifications:

    Cirrus, Stratus, Sebring convertible and Breeze (all bolts): 45 ft. lbs. (61 Nm)
     
    Sebring coupe and Avenger-front mounting bolts: 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm); rear mounting bolts: 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm)
     

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  17. Install any trim components concealing the seat track mechanism.
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  19. Check the front seat adjuster mechanism for proper operation.
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Rear Seats

REar seat back
  1. Remove the rear seat cushion.
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  3. Unfasten the bolts securing the rear seat back to the floor.
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  5. On fold-down rear seats, remove the seat back side bolsters.
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  7. On non-fold-down rear seats, push the rear seat back upward to disengage the hooks at the top of the seat back, then remove the seat back from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Place the rear seat back into position in the vehicle.
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  3. On non-fold-down rear seats, push the seat back downward to engage the hooks at the top of the seat back.
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  5. Install the bolts holding the rear seat back and side bolsters (if equipped) to the floor. Tighten the retainers to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
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  7. Install the rear seat cushion.
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rear seat cushion
  1. Pull upward at each end of the front edge of the rear seat cushion to disengage the retainer loops from the cups in the floor.
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  3. Remove the rear seat cushion from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Place the rear seat cushion in position under the bottom of the seat back.
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  3. Position the inboard seat belts on top of the seat cushion.
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  5. Guide the seat cushion loops into the retainer cups in the floor pan.
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  7. Push downward on the front corners of the seat cushion to engage the retainers.
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