Dodge Omni/Horizon/Rampage 1978-1989 Repair Guide

Front Seat

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Seat Assembly
  1. Remove the nuts/bolts securing the seat assembly to the floor.
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  3. Carefully lift the seat and remove it from the vehicle.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the fasteners until snug.
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Seat Back
  1. Remove the plastic cover from the recliner mechanism.
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  3. With the seat back in the upright position, remove the front seat back panel.
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  5. Remove enough plastic trim retainers from the outboard side to uncover the two screws which attach the seat back frame to the recliner unit.
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  7. Remove the seat back retaining bolts, then swing the seat forwards and remove the seat back.
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  9. To reassemble, reverse the above.
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Recliner Mechanism
  1. Remove the seat from the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the seat hinge cover.
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  5. Unscrew the seat back, and remove.
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  7. Remove the release cable bracket attaching screws from the recliner.
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  9. Remove enough hog rings to gain access to, and remove the recliner lower attaching screws.
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  11. Remove the recliner, then rotate it so to release the cable.
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  13. Reverse the procedure to install.
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Release Cable
  1. Unscrew and remove the seat hinge cover.
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  3. Remove the release cable bracket from the recliner.
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  5. Disconnect the release cable bracket from the release mechanism.
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  7. Rotate the release mechanism off the release cable.
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  9. Rotate the cable off of the recliner mechanism.
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  11. Remove the recliner cable.
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  13. Reverse the procedure to install.
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