Front passenger seat removal

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  1. Shaunius

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    I was just wondering if anyone’s done this and if anyone has any input if it’s OK and if it’s safe if the airbags will still work


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    are you lightening the load for better mpg's?
     
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    I removed it but the connectors are super tight and don’t want to budge :) no I’m just removing it stand up tripods and have more storage for some local film shoots :)


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    Theres only four bolts and they came out with a T50 obviously they were super snug


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    i'm sure there are a lot of safety requirements there. do the connectors have the push clip on the side?
     
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    Yes I tried putting a tiny flat head in the slot also but it’s not budging perhaps I’m being way too careful


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    someone will be along who has done it
     
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    press on the ridged part
     
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    I tried that and it worked this final yellow one is not budging at all though and there seems to be two small tiny pink tabs protruding out I hope the airbag doesn’t fly open if I take the tabs out?

    IMG_0762.jpg IMG_0763.jpg


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    me too!:eek:
     
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    I want to take out all the seats now lol this is fun!


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    Always disconnect 12v battery when dealing with airbag related connections.
     
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    And for the yellow connector, likely you have to pull the white tab out a bit, then squeeze.
     
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    Finally got it IMG_0782.jpg thanks for help


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    Glad someone has done this and is sharing the info. That's the first picture I've seen with a removed passenger seat on a Prime.

    Could build a nice sleeping platform in that space. This guy did this with his Mk2 -


    Just curious - are there any new warning lights lit up or beeping sounds going on when you drive with the passenger seat removed?

    Also, have you put the seat back in again, and if so, is any "recalibration" needed? Some previous discussions around this subject have alluded to this.

    Thank you!
     
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