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Removing and installing seat
Removing and installing seat
  Note
Removal and installation are described for the left seat. Apply the same instructions analogously for removal and installation of the right seat.
Removing
  WARNING
Refer to safety precautions when working on airbag → Chapter.
   
–  Move seat to foremost position using fore and aft adjustment mechanism.
Vehicles with height adjustment
–  Move seat to highest position using height adjustment lever.
–  Unscrew bolts -3- and -4- (40 Nm).
Vehicles without height adjustment
–  Unscrew bolts -3- and -4- using door alignment tool -3320- or bit XZN 10 -T10154- (40 Nm).
Continued for all vehicles
–  Move seat to rearmost position using fore and aft adjustment mechanism.
–  Disconnect vehicle battery → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
  WARNING
Electrostatic discharges may result in unintentional triggering of airbag. Therefore, the mechanic must electrostatically discharge him/herself before unplugging connector. This can be done by briefly touching the body or striker plate of the door.
–  Depending on vehicle equipment, disconnect seat wiring harnesses from seat at coupling station.
–  Connect airbag adapter -VAS 6282- to wiring harness of side airbag -5- → Chapter.
–  Unscrew bolts -1- and -2- (40 Nm).
  Caution
If seat is lifted out of vehicle or transported, it must not, in order to prevent damage, be gripped by attached parts such as belt buckle, lever for seat longitudinal adjustment, lever for seat height adjustment or seat trim panels.
–  Insert right hand between backrest and cushion. Grasp front end of seat cushion with your left hand and lift seat out of vehicle.

Installing
   
–  Lift seat into vehicle through front door opening.
–  Lift seat into respective openings in floor and onto locating pins on tunnel side.
  WARNING
If, when installing a seat a thread in seat cross member mounting plate is damaged, reworking damaged threads is prohibited! In this case, the seat cross member mounting plate must be replaced.
If seat cross member mounting plate threads have been damaged:
–  Replace seat cross member mounting plate concerned → Rep. gr.51.
–  Tighten bolt -1- (40 Nm).
–  Tighten bolt -2- (40 Nm).
–  Remove airbag adapter -VAS 6282-.
–  Lock side airbag wiring harness -5- into coupling station.
–  Depending on vehicle equipment, secure all other wiring harnesses in coupling station.
  WARNING
Ensure that nobody is in vehicle.
–  Connect vehicle battery → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
–  Switch on ignition.
–  Move seat to foremost position using fore and aft adjustment mechanism.
–  Tighten bolt -3- (40 Nm).
–  Tighten bolt -4- (40 Nm).

   

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