Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

Seats

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Power Seat Motor



Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the front seat assembly from the vehicle.
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  5. Tag and detach the electrical connector(s).
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  7. Unfasten the retaining bolts, then remove the power seat motor from the vehicle.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Removal & Installation



Front Seats


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Fig. Front seat mounting-1994-98 Galant shown, others similar

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. If equipped with power seats and the motor doesn't work, perform the following to slide the seat in order to access the retainers:
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  1. Unfasten the bolts that secure the gear box to the left and right ends of the rails.
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  3. Remove the gear shaft from the left side. Pull the gear box at the right side toward you, to detach the gear from the side rail.
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  5. Use your hand to push the seat to a position where the mounting nuts and bolts can be removed.
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  1. Remove the seat anchor covers.
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  3. Detach the electrical connector from the seat, if equipped.
  4.  
  5. Unfasten the seat mounting nuts and bolts, then remove the seat from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the seat into the vehicle. Make sure the seat adjusters on both sides of the seat are locked in position.
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  3. Provisionally tighten the front mounting nuts first. After the front fasteners have been tightened, temporarily tighten the rear seat mounting bolts.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the front seat mounting nuts to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm). Tighten the rear mounting bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
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  7. Install the seat anchor covers.
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  9. If equipped with power seats, attach the electrical harness connector.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Rear Seats
Rear Seat Back


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Fig. Remove the seat back retaining bolts on the right and left sides . . .



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Fig. . . . there are also bolts on the center of the seat back bottom that need to be removed



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Fig. Lift the seat back up and remove it from the vehicle

  1. Remove the rear seat cushion.
  2.  
  3. Remove the seat back retaining bolts/nuts and lift the seat back up and remove it from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Place the seat back into place and tighten the retaining bolts/nuts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the seat cushion.
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Rear Seat Cushion


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Fig. The seat bottom is retained by two clips under the front of the seat bottom. Grasp the handles to release the clip . . .



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Fig. . . . then lift the seat bottom to remove it from the vehicle

  1. Locate the release levers on the bottom front of the seat cushion.
  2.  
  3. Grasp the release levers and lift the seat bottom up.
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To install:

  1. Place the seat cushion into place, and press down to engage the retaining clips.
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