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Offline Lewo

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Changing front seats
« on: June 18, 2022, 12:33:36 pm »
Just want to check before I knock my head off...
Disconnect battery and wait 30 mins.
Disconnect connection under seats.
Undo the 4 bolts. (what size are they and are they easy to undo or need a spray a while before?)

Cheers.

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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2022, 12:38:07 pm »
Sounds about right.  Do GTI seats have airbags? If so, those yellow connectors can be a bit finnicky, so don't be too shocked if you get an airbag warning light afterwards  :grin:  In my old MK4, I just sprayed a bit of contact cleaner on the plugs and reconnected to shift the fault.


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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2022, 02:01:34 pm »
Cheers pudding  :happy2:

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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2022, 02:16:54 pm »
N90936901 M10 spline bolts  Just replaced mine £12 :happy2:

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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2022, 02:40:56 pm »
Hoping they come out ok and can reuse.... Maybe I'll spray them before tackling.

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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2022, 09:10:43 pm »
Hoping they come out ok and can reuse.... Maybe I'll spray them before tackling.
Make sure the spline bit is seated correctly before attempting to remove the bolt Or else is vice grips :scared:

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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2022, 10:01:40 pm »
I took mine out to clean last year July, just used the correct spline on a half inch ratchet and they all came out no problem. 
I didn't disconnect the battery though and had no issues, in hindsight I should have and would do next time.

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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2022, 09:35:17 am »
Do mk6 seats bolt straight in?
Getting too old for this...

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Re: Changing front seats
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2022, 02:33:26 pm »
All done cheers.  :happy2: