1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

S-Line Seat Removal.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by A19quattro, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. A19quattro

    A19quattro Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2004
    Messages:
    511
    Likes Received:
    57
    Can anyone advise if this is as easy as it sounds? I need to take out the seats to get the centres trimmed in leather. Is it just a case of disconnect teh battery, unbolt runners, unplug airbag connectors and they're out or is there more to it. Also not sure about the rears, never done that, anyone know if there's a How-to somewhere, just gone throught the FAQs but don't see anything.
     
  2. Advert Guest Advertisement


  3. phil76

    phil76 Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2008
    Messages:
    572
    Likes Received:
    40
    pretty simple with looking mate to be honest,do what you say on the fronts and the rears pretty much same unbolt the brackets and there out
     
  4. A19quattro

    A19quattro Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2004
    Messages:
    511
    Likes Received:
    57
    Love it something simple!
     
  5. SAiLO

    SAiLO Well-Known Member
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    May 7, 2009
    Messages:
    1,057
    Likes Received:
    55
    I have replaced seats several times without disconnecting the battery with no issues whatsoever.
     
  6. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator
    Site Sponsor Regional Rep VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2009
    Messages:
    2,661
    Likes Received:
    115
    4 Torx 40/45 bolts in each seat. No need to disconnect battery, just make sure you don't put the ignition on ;)
     
  7. A19quattro

    A19quattro Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2004
    Messages:
    511
    Likes Received:
    57
    Cheers, they are now out, only broke one thing, a plastic trim that covers the centre braket on the back of the rear seat, gues it will be possible to buy but not sure it's essential. Anyway going to see a trimmer tomorrow so fingers crossed I will be leaving the seatrs behind and he recons I should get them back next weekend. Still not sure about colour if anyone wahts to make suggestions. Black is pretty obvious (Car is Avus silver), like red but maybe more of a burgundy?
     
  8. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator
    Site Sponsor Regional Rep VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2009
    Messages:
    2,661
    Likes Received:
    115
    Id definitely get something unique, make it something special ;)
     

Share This Page