Removal

NOTICE:

Always use "Torx" socket wrench E10 when removing the rear seat.

HINT:

The procedure described below is for the LH side. Use the same procedure for both the RH and LH sides, unless otherwise specified.

1. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

2. REMOVE PACKAGE TRAY TRIM PANEL ASSEMBLY (See page IR-48)

3. REMOVE DECK BOARD SUB-ASSEMBLY (See page IR-48)

4. REMOVE DECK FLOOR BOX

(1) Remove the deck floor box (See page IR-48).

(1) Remove the deck floor box. HINT:

Use the same procedure as for the RH side.

5. REMOVE NO. 1 REAR SEAT LEG COVER (for 60/40 Split Seat Type)

(1) Remove the No. 1 rear seat leg cover (See pageSE-89 ).

(1) Remove the No. 1 rear seat leg cover (See pageSE-70 ).

6. REMOVE NO. 2 REAR SEAT LEG COVER (for 60/40 Split Seat Type LH Side) (See page SE-70)

7. REMOVE REAR SEAT ASSEMBLY (for 60/40 Split Seat Type)

(1) Remove the rear seat assembly (See pageSE-89 )

(1) Remove the rear seat assembly (See pageSE-71 )

8. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION COVER PAD SUBASSEMBLY (for Hold Down Seat Type) (See page SE-114)

9. REMOVE REAR SEATBACK ASSEMBLY (for Hold Down Seat Type) (See page SE-115)

10. REMOVE FRONT DOOR SCUFF PLATE (See page IR-97)

11. SEPARATE FRONT DOOR OPENING TRIM WEATHERSTRIP (See page SB-76)

12. REMOVE FRONT QUARTER TRIM PANEL ASSEMBLY (See page IR-97)

13. REMOVE REAR SPEAKER ASSEMBLY

(a) Disconnect the speaker connector.

(b) Drill out the 3 rivet heads using a drill with a bit diameter of less than 4 mm (0.16 in.), and remove the rear speaker assembly from the quarter panel.

(c) Operate the drill around the rivet head circumference and cut out the flange. CAUTION:

Be careful. The cut rivet is very hot. NOTICE:

Do not drill the rivet at an angle as this will cause damage to the drill and drill hole. Line up the drill and rivet, and carefully drill the rivet head straight out.

(d) After drilling out the flange, continue drilling to push out the shards on the drill.

(e) Using a vacuum cleaner, remove the rivet fragments and shavings from the inside of the quarter panel.

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