Peugeot 405 Manual

Seats - removal and refitting
Bodywork and fittings / Seats - removal and refitting


Front seat
Warning: On models with seat belt pre-tensioners, observe the following precautions before attempting to remove the seat.

a) Remove the ignition key.

b) Disconnect the battery negative lead, and wait for two minutes before carrying out any further work.

c) Disconnect the pre-tensioner wiring plug from the tensioner unit.

Note: Do not tamper with the pre-tensioner unit in any way, and do not attempt to test the unit. Note that the unit is triggered if the mechanism is supplied with an electrical current (including via an ohmmeter), or if the assembly is subjected to a temperature of greater than 100єC.

Removal
1 Move the seat fully forwards.

2 Tilt the seat backrest forwards.

3 Remove the bolts (one bolt on each side) securing the rear of the seat rails to the floor (see illustration).

26.3 Front seat rear securing bolt partially removed
26.3 Front seat rear securing bolt partially removed

4 Move the seat fully rearwards.

5 Remove the bolts (one bolt on each side) securing the front of the seat rails to the floor.

6 Recover the washers, where applicable, then lift the seat from the vehicle.

7 Where applicable, recover the plastic plates from the floor.

Refitting
8 Refitting is a reversal of removal but, where applicable, ensure that the plastic plates are in position on the floor, and securely tighten the mounting bolts.

Rear seat cushion - Saloon models Removal
9 Grasp each lower corner of the seat cushion in turn, and push towards the centre of the car, then pull up to release the securing lug.

10 Once both corners have been released, the cushion can be lifted from the vehicle.

Refitting
11 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but take care not to trap the seat belts.

Rear seat back - Saloon models Removal
12 Where applicable, fold down the rear armrest, and remove the screw securing the armrest trim panel to the body. Withdraw the trim panel (see illustrations).

26.12a Remove the securing screw . . .
26.12a Remove the securing screw . . .

26.12b . . . and withdraw the armrest trim panel - Saloon model
26.12b . . . and withdraw the armrest trim panel - Saloon model

13 Pull each side of the seat back upwards to disengage it from the securing lugs, then withdraw the assembly from the vehicle.

Refitting
14 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but take care not to trap the seat belts.

Rear seat cushion -
Estate models
Removal
15 Pull the rear of the seat cushion upwards, using the strap provided, then unscrew the nuts securing the hinges to the floor (see illustration).

26.15 Rear seat cushion hinge securing nut (arrowed) - Estate model
26.15 Rear seat cushion hinge securing nut (arrowed) - Estate model

Refitting
16 Refitting is a reversal of removal, but take care not to trap the seat belts.

Rear seat back - Estate models Removal
17 Release the seat back retaining catches, and tilt the seat back forwards.

18 Unscrew the nuts securing the seat back hinges to the floor, then lift the seat back from the vehicle. On models with split rear seat backs, disengage the inner seat back pivot from the central bracket, and remove each section individually (see illustrations).

26.18a Rear seat back hinge securing nuts (arrowed) - Estate model
26.18a Rear seat back hinge securing nuts (arrowed) - Estate model

26.18b Split rear seat back inner pivot (arrowed) - Estate model
26.18b Split rear seat back inner pivot (arrowed) - Estate model

Refitting
19 Refitting is a reversal of removal but, where applicable, ensure that the seat belts are not trapped.


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