Ford Explorer: Front Seats / Removal and Installation - Front Seat Cushion Adjuster - Vehicles With: Multi-Contour Seats

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Body and Paint / Body and Paint / Front Seats / Removal and Installation - Front Seat Cushion Adjuster - Vehicles With: Multi-Contour Seats

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Interior Trim Remover

Removal

NOTE: Driver seat shown, passenger seat similar.

  1. Remove the front seat.
    Refer to: Front Seat (501-10A Front Seats, Removal and Installation).

  1. Release the front seat backrest panel straps.
    1. Detach the retainer and position the wiring harness aside.
    1. Release the backrest panel straps.

  1. Remove the front seat cushion blower motor.
    1. Disconnect the electrical connector.
    1. Rotate the blower motor 45 degrees clockwise.
  1. NOTE: The back panel finish can be easily marred or torn, use care when working around it.

    On both sides, grasp the back panel where it meets the module trim, pull to release the clips and separate the back panel from the module trim.
  1. Pull out at the bottom, release the clips and detach the back panel from the backrest frame.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Pull down and out and remove the back panel.
  1. NOTE: After disconnecting the hose and lock assemblies, verify the black O-ring and white spacer remains with each hose.

    NOTE: When connecting the hose and lock assemblies, an audible click must be heard for correct installation.

    Detach the multi-contour seat cushion hose retainers, release the locking tab, disconnect the hose coupling from the SCMG and route the hose assembly out from the backrest.
  1. Remove the front seat cushion cover and foam as an assembly.
    Refer to: Front Seat Cushion Cover (501-10A Front Seats, Removal and Installation).

  1. Detach the front seat cushion adjuster retainers.
    1. Lift the cushion adjuster bladders.
    1. Detach the retainers.
    1. Detach the front seat cushion blower motor duct.
  1. Route out the hoses and remove the front seat cushion adjuster.

Installation

  1. To install reverse the removal procedure.

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