Honda Accord: Rear Seat Belt Replacement - Seat Belts - Restraints - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Rear Seat Belt Replacement

Rear Seat Beit

NOTE: • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

• Take care not to tear or damage the seat covers.

• Check the rear seat belts for damage (see page 24-18), and replace them if necessary.

1. Remove the rear seat cushion (see page 20-241).

2. Remove the lower anchor bolt (A).

3. Remove these items:


3. Remove these items: • 2-door: - Rear seat-back (see page 20-239)

- C-pillar trim, both sides (see page 20-119)

- Rear shelf (see page 20-128)

- Rear side trim panel (see page 20-127)

• 4 door: - Rear seat side bolsters, both sides (see page 20-242)

- C-pillar trim, both sides (see page 20-123)

- Rear shelf (see page 20-128)

4.2-door: Remove the side curtain airbag mounting bolts (A) and detach the clips (B), then carefully move the side curtain airbag (C) aside to gain access to the retractor bolt (D).

5. Remove the retractor mounting bolt (A) and the


5. Remove the retractor mounting bolt (A) and the retractor bolt (B), then remove the rear seat belt (C) and the retractor (D). 4-door is shown; 2-door is similar.

6. Install the seat belt and the retractor in the reverse


6. Install the seat belt and the retractor in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: • Apply medium strength liquid thread lock to the lower anchor bolt before reinstallation.

• 2-door: Replace the removed side curtain airbag mounting bolts with new ones.

• Check that the retractor locking mechanism functions (see page 24-18).

• Before installing the anchor bolt, make sure there are no twists or kinks in the seat belt.

Center Seat Belt and Seat Belt Buckles

NOTE: • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

• Take care not to tear or damage the seat covers.

• Check the center seat belts for damage (see page 24-18), and replace them if necessary.

1. Remove the rear seat cushion (see page 20-241).

2. Remove the center anchor bolts (A), then remove the right seat belt buckle (B), the center seat belt buckle (C), and the left seat belt buckle (D).

3. Fold down the rear seat-back.


3. Fold down the rear seat-back.

4. Pull out the center seat belt through the slit in the seat belt guide.

5. Remove these items: • 2-door: Rear shelf (see page 20-128).

• 4-door: - Rear seat side bolsters, both sides (see page 20-242).

- C-pillar trim, both sides (see page 20-123).

- Rear shelf (see page 20-128).

6. Remove the retractor mounting tapping screw (A) and the retractor bolt (B), then remove the center seat belt (C) and the retractor (D). 4-door is shown; 2-door is similar.

7. Install the seat belt and the buckles in the reverse


7. Install the seat belt and the buckles in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: • Apply medium strength liquid thread lock to the center anchor bolts before reinstallation.

• Tighten the bolts by hand first, then tighten to the specified torque.

• Check that the retractor locking mechanism functions (see page 24-18).

• Assemble the washer on the center anchor bolt as shown.

• Before installing the center anchor bolt, make sure there are no twists or kinks in the seat belt.

Center anchor bolt installation

Inspection


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