Rear Seats Loose?

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Rear Seats Loose?

Post by L77Caprice » Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:56 am

So I picked up my 2014 last week and I’m just noticing now that the rear seats have a gap between them and the trunk opening? And that they’re a little bit loose? How do they mount in the back?
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Re: Rear Seats Loose?

Post by smwalker » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:04 am

They have hooks on the top that go into pockets to keep the top tight to the rear shelf. along the bottom is I think 3-4 10mm bolts holding it in place. they are next to the seat belt anchors. If you see a gap along the side you may be missing a piece of trim that is supposed to take up the gap all along the side of the seat.
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Re: Rear Seats Loose?

Post by CrashTestDummy » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:00 pm

The agency that operated the car probably just threw the seats back in after pulling the ‘perp seats’ out. As Steve noted, it’s a pretty easy fix.

If there’s about a 1” gap along the sides, then you are missing the two side trim pieces. Again, an easy fix. GM still had these parts in stock when I ordered mine early last year, or so.
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