GM Camaro/Firebird 1993-1998 Repair Guide

Seats

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front Seats

See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

  1. Remove the caps covering the nuts and studs.
  2.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the screw securing the cap that covers the seat mounting nut and stud

  1. Remove the nuts from the studs.
  2.  



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Fig. Fig. 2: After the cap is removed, use a socket and ratchet to loosen ...



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Fig. Fig. 3: ... then remove the seat mounting nuts from the stud

  1. If equipped, detach the body wiring harness electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. If equipped on Pontiacs, disconnect the seat air supply hose.
  4.  

If a protective shield is not placed over the nearby trim, paint damage could occur to these components.

  1. Place a protective shield over the nearby trim and paint.
  2.  
  3. Remove the seat from the floor pan, then remove it from the vehicle.
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 4: Front seat-to-floor pan attachment-Chevrolet driver-s side seat shown, passenger side similar



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Fig. Fig. 5: Exploded view of the front seat mounting-Pontiac shown

To install:
  1. Place the seat in the vehicle and position over the studs in the floor pan.
  2.  
  3. Remove the protective shield.
  4.  
  5. Install the nuts to the studs and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  6.  
  7. If necessary, attach the body wiring harness electrical connector.
  8.  
  9. If removed, connect the seat air supply hose.
  10.  
  11. Install the caps covering the nuts and studs.
  12.  

Rear Seat
REAR SEAT CUSHION

See Figure 6

  1. Unfasten the retaining bolt/screw.
  2.  
  3. Remove the seat cushion by pulling it up and forward.
  4.  

If a protective shield is not placed over the nearby trim, paint damage could occur to these components.

  1. Place a protective shield over the nearby trim and paint.
  2.  
  3. Remove the seat cushion from the rear compartment lift window, being careful not to damage the rear seat back.
  4.  
  5. Remove the protective shield.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 6: Rear seat cushion attachment

To install:
  1. Place a protective shield over the nearby trim and paint.
  2.  
  3. Load the seat cushion through the rear compartment lift window, being careful not to dent the rear seatback.
  4.  
  5. Secure the cushion by pushing rearward.
  6.  
  7. Install the bolt/screw through the anchor wire loop in the hole in the floor pan and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  8.  

REAR SEATBACK

See Figure 7

  1. Remove the rear seat cushion.
  2.  
  3. Remove the shoulder restraint guide bolts/screws, then remove the guide from the rear seatback cushion.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lock from the striker.
  6.  
  7. Remove the nuts from the rear seatback cushion studs.
  8.  
  9. Remove the seat studs from the outer pivot supports by lifting upward on the outboard side of the cushion.
  10.  

If a protective shield is not placed over the nearby trim, paint damage could occur to these components.

  1. Place a protective shield over the nearby trim and paint.
  2.  
  3. Remove the cushion through the rear compartment lift window, being careful not to damage the front seat.
  4.  
  5. Remove the protective shield.
  6.  



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Fig. Fig. 7: Exploded view of the rear seatback cushion mounting

To install:
  1. Place a protective shield over the nearby trim and paint.
  2.  
  3. Place the cushion into the vehicle through the rear compartment window.
  4.  
  5. Remove the protective shield.
  6.  
  7. Place the seat studs into the outer pivot supports.
  8.  
  9. Install the nuts to the seat studs loosely.
  10.  
  11. Install the lock to the striker.
  12.  
  13. Tighten the nuts to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  14.  
  15. Install the rear seat cushion.
  16.  
  17. Install the shoulder restraint guide and secure with the retaining bolts/screws. Tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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