Ford Explorer: Front Seats / Removal and Installation - Front Seat Track

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Body and Paint / Body and Paint / Front Seats / Removal and Installation - Front Seat Track

Removal

  WARNING: The following procedure describes critical repair steps required for correct seat component installation. Follow all notes and steps carefully. Do not place any objects between the seat components and the body of the vehicle, nor any objects within a joint internal to the seat structure. Failure to follow step instructions may result in incorrect operation of the seat components and increases the risk of serious personal injury.

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Remove the front seat cushion and cover as an assembly.
    Refer to: Front Seat Cushion Cover (501-10A Front Seats, Removal and Installation).
  1. If equipped with a multi-contour seat.
    Remove the front seat cushion adjuster.
    Refer to: Front Seat Cushion Adjuster - Vehicles With: Multi-Contour Seats (501-10A Front Seats, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTE: This step is only necessary when the passenger seat is equipped with an original equipment OCS (occupant classification system).

    For passenger seat.
    Remove the OCS.
    Refer to: Occupant Classification System (OCS) Sensor - Vehicles Without: Multi-Contour Seats (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Occupant Classification System (OCS) Sensor - Vehicles With: Multi-Contour Seats (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the front seatbelt buckle.
    Refer to: Front Seatbelt Buckle (501-20A Seatbelt Systems, Removal and Installation).

  1. Disconnect the front seat electrical connectors.
    1. Detach the wiring harness retainers.
    1. Detach the electrical connector retainers.
    1. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. Remove the screws and the recline cover.
  1. Remove the bolts and the front seat backrest.
    Torque: 33 lb.ft (45 Nm)

Installation

All seats

  1. NOTE: Transfer components to the new seat track as necessary.

    To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Driver seat with memory

  1. NOTE: This step is only necessary when installing a new component.

    Operate the seat in all directions through the full range of travel to set the soft stops and avoid a premature stopping point occurrence after the vehicle is returned to the customer.

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    Second Row Seats

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