Repair Pontiac Mid-size 1974-1983 Repair Guide

Seat Belt Systems

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Lap Belts and Floor Attachments
  1. For the front seats, move the seat forward. For the rear and third seats remove the seat cushion.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical connector on the driver's belt.
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  5. Remove the anchor bolt cover and remove the anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or its equivalent.
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  7. Remove the safety belt and sleeve.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the anchor bolt to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
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Shoulder Belts
FRONT SEATS
  1. Remove the guide cover and remove the guide anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or its equivalent.
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  3. Remove the center upper and lower pillar panel. Refer to appropriate procedure in this section.
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  5. Remove the retractor anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or its equivalent and remove the retractor.
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  7. Remove the safety belt anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or its equivalent.
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  9. Remove the safety belt from the center pillar trim panels.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque all anchor bolts to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
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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 its equivalent.
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  5. Remove the shoulder belt retractor cover and remove the anchor bolt using tool J 29843-9 or its equivalent.
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  7. Remove the safety belt with the shoulder belt retractor and lap belt retractor from the vehicle.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque all anchor bolts to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
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