GM Buick/Oldsmobile/Pontiac/Full-Size 1975-1990 Repair Guide

Seat Belt Systems

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Lap Belts and Floor Attachments
  1. For the front seats, move the seat forward. For the rear and third seats remove the seat cushion.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the electrical connector on the drivers belt.
  4.  
  5. Remove the anchor bolt cover and remove the anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  6.  
  7. Remove the safety belt and sleeve.
  8.  
  9. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the anchor bolt to 31 ft. lbs (42 Nm).
  10.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Front safety belt floor attachment



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Fig. Fig. 2: Rear safety belt floor attachments



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Fig. Fig. 3: Thrid seat safety belt attachments

Shoulder Belts
FRONT SEATS
  1. Remove the guide cover and remove the guide anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  2.  
  3. Remove the center upper and lower pillar panel. Refer to appropriate procedure in this section.
  4.  
  5. Remove the retractor anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent and remove the retractor.
  6.  
  7. Remove the safety belt anchor bolt using tool J29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  8.  
  9. Remove the safety belt from the center pillar trim panels.
  10.  
  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque all anchor bolts to 31 ft. lbs (42 Nm).
  12.  



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Fig. Fig. 4: Front seat shoulder belt attachment

REAR SEAT
  1. Remove the seat cushion. Refer to the appropriate procedure in this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lap belt retractor anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  4.  
  5. Remove the shoulder belt retractor cover and remove the anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  6.  
  7. Remove the safety belt with the shoulder belt retractor and lap belt retractor from the vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque all anchor bolts to 31 ft. lbs (42 Nm).
  10.  



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Fig. Fig. 5: Rear seat shoulder belt attachment

SECOND SEAT
  1. Remove the seat cushion. Refer to the appropriate procedure in this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the guide cover and the guide anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  4.  
  5. Remove the quarter trim. Refer to the appropriate procedure in this information.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lap belt retractor anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  8.  
  9. Remove the shoulder belt retractor cover and remove the anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or it's equivalent.
  10.  
  11. Remove the safety belt with the shoulder belt retractor and lap belt retractor from the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque all anchor bolts to 31 ft. lbs (42 Nm).
  14.  



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Fig. Fig. 6: Second seat shoulder belt attachment

 
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