Trim - B-Pillar - Upper - LH (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1518300215183002
  • 1133787-00-AKey, Seat Belt Release, Model 3

SPECIAL TOOLS

Key, Seat Belt Release, Model 3 (1133787-00-A)

Remove

  1. Open both LH doors.
  2. Move the LH front seat fully forward.
  3. Use the seat belt release key to release the LH front seatbelt retainer from the front seat.
  4. Move the seatbelt shoulder adjustment to the fully down position.
  5. While wearing suitable gloves, spread the bottom of the LH upper B-pillar trim open, and then release the clips that attach the bottom of the trim to the LH lower B-pillar trim.
    Caution:
    Be careful not to pull the LH upper B-pillar trim too far, otherwise it might break the seatbelt shoulder adjustment mechanism.
    Note: Move the body seals to aid removal.
  6. Slip your fingers beneath the seal at the top part of the upper B-pillar trim, and then separate the upper B-pillar trim from the body.
  7. Move the seatbelt retainer through the LH upper B-pillar trim, and then remove the trim from the vehicle.
    Note: Remove any remaining LH upper B-pillar trim clips from the LH B-pillar, and if the LH upper B-pillar trim is to be later installed, remove all clips from the trim.
1Open both LH doors.
2Move the LH front seat fully forward.
3Use the seat belt release key to release the LH front seatbelt retainer from the front seat.
4Move the seatbelt shoulder adjustment to the fully down position.
5While wearing suitable gloves, spread the bottom of the LH upper B-pillar trim open, and then release the clips that attach the bottom of the trim to the LH lower B-pillar trim.
Caution:
Be careful not to pull the LH upper B-pillar trim too far, otherwise it might break the seatbelt shoulder adjustment mechanism.
Note: Move the body seals to aid removal.
6Slip your fingers beneath the seal at the top part of the upper B-pillar trim, and then separate the upper B-pillar trim from the body.
7Move the seatbelt retainer through the LH upper B-pillar trim, and then remove the trim from the vehicle.
Note: Remove any remaining LH upper B-pillar trim clips from the LH B-pillar, and if the LH upper B-pillar trim is to be later installed, remove all clips from the trim.

Install

  1. If reusing the same LH upper B-pillar trim, install new clips onto the trim.
  2. Make sure that the seatbelt shoulder adjustment mechanism and the slider trim on the upper B-pillar trim are at their lowest position.
  3. Move the seatbelt retainer through the LH upper B-pillar trim, and then attach it to the seat.
  4. Insert the top portion of the upper B-pillar trim under the headliner.
  5. Press the bottom of the LH upper B-pillar trim into the LH lower B-pillar trim, and then apply side pressure to fasten the clips.
  6. Press the top of the LH upper B-pillar trim into the top of the B-pillar, and then apply side pressure to fasten the clips.
  7. Reposition the body seals so that they overlap the LH upper B-pillar trim.
  8. Move the seat to the previous position.
  9. Close both LH doors.
1If reusing the same LH upper B-pillar trim, install new clips onto the trim.
2Make sure that the seatbelt shoulder adjustment mechanism and the slider trim on the upper B-pillar trim are at their lowest position.
3Move the seatbelt retainer through the LH upper B-pillar trim, and then attach it to the seat.
4Insert the top portion of the upper B-pillar trim under the headliner.
5Press the bottom of the LH upper B-pillar trim into the LH lower B-pillar trim, and then apply side pressure to fasten the clips.
6Press the top of the LH upper B-pillar trim into the top of the B-pillar, and then apply side pressure to fasten the clips.
7Reposition the body seals so that they overlap the LH upper B-pillar trim.
8Move the seat to the previous position.
9Close both LH doors.