GM Blazer/Jimmy/Typhoon/Bravada 1983-1993 Repair Guide

Seats Belt System

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Seat Belt

See Figure 1

  1. Remove the cover from the door pillar anchor plate.
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  3. Remove the attaching bolt, anchor plate and washer from the door pillar.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Common front seat belt mounting

  1. Remove the bolt cover from the rear of the retractor assembly.
  2.  
  3. Remove the bolt retaining the retractor to the floor panel and remove the retractor.
  4.  
  5. Remove the buckle assembly from the floor panel.
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  7. Remove the cap which conceals the buckle assembly bolt and remove the bolt, then remove the seal between the buckle assembly and the floor.
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  9. Remove the seat belt warning wire from the driver's side buckle and remove the buckle from the vehicle.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten all fasteners securely.
  12.  

Rear Seat Belt

See Figure 2

  1. Fold the seat forward.
  2.  
  3. Unfasten the nuts retaining the seat belt retractor to the floor panel, then remove the seat belt retractor.
  4.  
  5. Remove the rear seat from the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the buckle assembly from the vehicle.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Position the buckle assembly to the vehicle and secure any fasteners.
  2.  
  3. Install the rear seat, then install the seat belt retractor. Tighten the nuts to 28 ft. lbs. (38 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Return the seat upright, then make sure the belt is properly positioned.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 2: Common rear seat belt components

 
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