GM Metro/Sprint 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Seat Belts

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

Hardtop Model
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front door panel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the seat belt guide loop bracket from window.
  6.  
  7. Pull rubber window channel from window and remove screws and window frame shoulder bracket.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect seat belt retractor assembly electrical connector.
  10.  
  11. Remove mounting bolts and seat belt retractor.
  12.  

To install:
  1. Install seat belt retractor and tighten mounting bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect seat belt retractor assembly electrical connector.
  4.  
  5. Install window frame shoulder bracket.
  6.  
  7. Install the seat belt guide loop bracket to window and tighten bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install front door panel and connect negative battery cable.
  10.  

Convertible Model
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the anchor bolt securing the seat belt to the floor.
  4.  
  5. Remove the plastic retaining clips and rear speaker panel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the plastic retaining clips and the passenger compartment quarter trim panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the plastic cover and anchor bolt securing seat belt guide loop to vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the anchor bolt and seat belt retractor assembly from the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the anchor bolt and remove the seat belt buckle from the vehicle.
  14.  

To install:
  1. Install the seat belt buckle and tighten bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the seat belt retractor and tighten bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the seat belt guide loop and tighten bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the plastic retaining clips and the passenger compartment quarter trim panel.
  8.  
  9. Install the plastic retaining clips and rear speaker panel.
  10.  
  11. Install the anchor bolt securing the seat belt to the floor. Tighten bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Seat belt assembly - hardtop model

 
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