Ford Explorer: Third Row Seats / Removal and Installation - Third Row Seat Head Restraint

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Body and Paint / Body and Paint / Third Row Seats / Removal and Installation - Third Row Seat Head Restraint

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Interior Trim Remover

Removal

  1. Remove the third row seat backrest cover.
    Refer to: Third Row Seat Backrest Cover (501-10C Third Row Seats, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the third row seat backrest foam pin-type retainers.

    1. Route the head restraint manual release handle through the third row seat backrest foam.
    1. Remove the third row seat backrest foam.

    1. Cut the tie strap.
    1. Detach the third row head restraint cable retainer.
      Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
    1. Rotate and disconnect the third row head restraint cable.
  1. If equipped.
    1. Detach the third row head restraint cable retainer.
      Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
    1. Detach the third row head restraint cable from the bracket.
  1. Remove the third row head restraint bolts.
    Torque: 18 lb.ft (24 Nm)
  1. Remove the third row head restraint.

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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