Hey you know that really annoying gap next to the seats that the hoover nozzle wont reach, you know the one with month old McDonalds fries, a pen and a 2p stuck down there. Just next to the center console plastics that your hand can't reach to wipe down ...
... I decided I had enough:
Seriously though. If anyone is as uptight about cleaning their car as I am and hesitates about taking out their seats for a good hoover, just go for it. Here's a quick guide (i know it is a super easy job but if it encourages somebody to do it and hoover down there then it's all good):
- Take off both headrests.
- Slide the seat all the way to the back position
- Lift the plastic flap shown as a hole in the floor in the pic. It comes off dead easy.
- Don't turn the ignition on after step 5, until the seats are replaced and reconnected otherwise an airbag warning will be set
- Unclip the wiring, but don't pull the yellow floor connector from its black surround. It is a PITA to get back in place.
- Use a small flathead screwdriver to unclick the wire from the holder to the rear of the hole. The write retains the inner clip on the hose, it parts from the outer rectangular section. Don't try and remove the plastic attached to the hose.
- Undo the front bolts first.
- Slide seat forward, undo rear bolts
- Take out seat and hoover
- when replacing, there is a large metal pin and hole setup that makes sure you align them correctly
Easy peasy, hoover your car.