Sentra 2008

Seats

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Removal & Installation



Front

Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012


WARNING
When removing and installing, use shop cloths to protect the vehicle from damage.


WARNING
Before removal, be sure to turn ignition switch off, disconnect both battery terminals, then wait at least three minutes.

  1. Disconnect the negative and the positive battery terminals and wait at least three minutes.
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  3. Remove the seat assembly bolts on the back side of the front seat.
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  5. Remove the seat assembly bolts on the front side of the front seat
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  7. Disconnect the body harness connector(s), then release the harness clips from the seat assembly.
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  9. Remove the front seat assembly from the vehicle.
    NOTE
    Before removing the seat assembly from the vehicle, adjust the seatback to the upright position.



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    Fig. Exploded view of the driver-s seat components



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    Fig. Exploded view of the passenger-s seat components

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To install:


WARNING
Always route the side air bag module harness in the original location. Replace any deformed or damaged clips with the same type and color. Always install clips in the original location on the harness.


NOTE
Before installation of the seat assembly, confirm that the inside and outside slide rails are locked at the same positions.


NOTE
Confirm that the slide rail location pin is set to the hole on the floor.


NOTE
When installing the LH front seat, tighten the bolts.



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Fig. When installing the LH front seat, tighten the bolts in the order shown.


NOTE
When installing the RH front seat, tighten the bolts.



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Fig. When installing the RH front seat, tighten the bolts in the order shown.

  1. Install the front seat assembly to the vehicle.
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  3. Connect the body harness connector(s), then engage the harness clips to the seat assembly.
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  5. Install the seat assembly bolts on the front side of the front seat
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  7. Install the seat assembly bolts on the back side of the front seat.
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  9. Connect the negative and the positive battery terminals and wait at least three minutes.
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Rear (60:40 Split Fold Down)

Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012


WARNING
When removing and installing, use shop cloths to protect parts from damage.

60:40 Split Fold Down Seat Cushion

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Fig. 60:40 split fold down seat cushion. LH rear seat cushion (1), RH rear seat cushion (2)

  1. Lift up on the rear of the LH and RH seat cushions and fold forward toward the front of the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Push the cushion wires inward to disengage from the hinge brackets and remove the seat cushion.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear seat (60:40 split fold down) components



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    Fig. 60:40 split fold down right seatback bolt tightening specifications

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  5. Lift up on the rear of the right seat cushion and fold forward toward the front of the vehicle.
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  7. Remove the lower seatback bolts from the right rear seat back brackets.
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  9. Slide rear seat back brackets toward the rear of the vehicle.
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  11. Lift the right seatback and remove from the vehicle.
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60:40 Split Fold Down Left Seatback

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Fig. 60:40 split fold down left seatback bolt tightening specifications

  1. Lift up on the rear of the left seat cushion and fold forward toward the front of the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the lower seatback bolts from the left rear seat back brackets.
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  5. Slide rear seat back brackets toward the rear of the vehicle.
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  7. Lift the left seatback and remove from the vehicle.
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To install:

60:40 Split Fold Down Left Seatback

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Fig. 60:40 split fold down left seatback bolt tightening specifications

  1. Lift the left seatback and install to the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Slide rear seat back brackets toward the front of the vehicle.
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  5. Install the lower seatback bolts to the left rear seat back brackets.
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  7. Lift up on the rear of the left seat cushion and fold backward toward the back of the vehicle.
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60:40 Split Fold Down Right Seatback

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Fig. 60:40 split fold down right seatback bolt tightening specifications

  1. Lift the right seatback and install to the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Slide rear seat back brackets toward the front of the vehicle.
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  5. Install the lower seatback bolts to the right rear seat back brackets.
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  7. Lift up on the rear of the right seat cushion and fold backward toward the rear of the vehicle.
    WARNING
    When removing and installing, use shop cloths to protect parts from damage.

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60:40 Split Fold Down Seat Cushion

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Fig. 60:40 split fold down seat cushion. LH rear seat cushion (1), RH rear seat cushion (2)

  1. Push the cushion wires outward to engage to the hinge brackets and install the seat cushion.
  2.  
  3. Lift up on the rear of the LH and RH seat cushions and fold backward toward the rear of the vehicle.
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Rear (Fixed Back)

Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 2007-2012


WARNING
When removing and installing, use shop cloths to protect parts from damage.

Fixed Back Seat Cushion

  1. Remove the rear seat cushion trim and pad.
    1. Pull the lock at the front bottom of the seat cushion forward (one for each side), and pull the seat cushion upward to release the wire from the plastic hook, then pull the seat cushion forward to remove.

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      Fig. Exploded view of the rear seat (fixed back) components



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      Fig. Pull the lock at the front bottom of the seat cushion forward (one for each side), and pull the seat cushion upward to release the wire from the plastic hook, then pull the seat cushion forward to remove.

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Fixed Seatback

  1. Remove the lower seatback bolts.
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  3. Lift and remove fixed rear seatback from rear parcel shelf hanger.
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To install:


WARNING
When removing and installing, use shop cloths to protect parts from damage.

Fixed Seatback

  1. Lift and install fixed rear seatback to rear parcel shelf hanger.
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  3. Install the lower seatback bolts.
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Fixed Back Seat Cushion

  1. Install the rear seat cushion trim and pad.
    1. Push the lock at the front bottom of the seat cushion backward (one for each side), and push the seat cushion downward to engage the wire to the plastic hook, then push the seat cushion backward to install.
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