Can you legally remove rear seats?

For anyone else planning to remove rear or front pax seats like myself here’s some info. I have researched. RMS requires you to have the vehicle inspected and re-classified as a lower seating capacity if you remove any pax seats. Also you have to remove any part of the seat belts relating to removed seats.

Can you remove rear seats for mot?

You need to remove the rear seat belts though, or the tester won’t be happy as someone can still attempt to sit in there. With no rear seat belts, their arse is covered at the time of the test that you’ve blatently removed the rear seats. It will appear as an advisory on your MOT report though.

How do you get into the trunk in the back seat?

Look for the safety lever or tag before you try entering the car through the rear seats. Many newer cars have this lever. It glows in the dark and is usually bright yellow or orange, and it is situated near the trunk lock mechanism. Pulling this lever or tag releases the lock latch and opens the trunk lid.

Can you take the back seats out of a forester?

Removing the rear seat from your Subaru Forester allows you to replace or repair the cushions, the cloth or the frame of the seat should it become damaged. Replacing the seat with a new or used unit is quick and can be done with a few tools.

Do you need rear seatbelts for MOT?

MoT test includes all front seat belts. Legislation introduced for compulsory wearing of front seat belts. New cars had to be fitted with rear seat belts.

Do I need rear seats for MOT?

You should fail with belts in the rear but no seat. If the seat is out, the belts should be also. But with no belts or seats in the rear, then you can pass, not just 2 door but 4 door also.

Can you remove car seats to clean?

It’s relatively easy to remove seats if you’re careful and you take your time. You should remove seats because it’s easier to access your car floor and its nooks and crannies when cleaning it without seats getting in the way of your cleanup. Unscrew them to remove the base of the seat. …

How do you remove the rear seat in a MG Rover?

Once you have pulled up the front of the seat base to release the front clips you then need to unhook it at the rear. You do this by pushing the base towards the rear and pulling the rear edge upwards. Basically there is a hook (one each in the centre of where you sit).

How do you remove seats from a MG?

Using the Torx T50 bit in the ratchet remove the four bolts holding each corner of the seat rails down. I recommend sliding the seat fully back for better access to the front two bolts, and then fully forward for better access to the rear bolts.

Is the MG ZR the same as the MG Express?

It had the same trim options and running gear as the MG ZR, with a re enforced loadspace floor and bulkhead fitted instead of the rear seats, and the rear side windows replaced with bonded panels. A total of 317 Express vans were produced.

How do you remove the front seats from a car?

Tilt the whole seat back and rest it on the rear seats, do not move it too far though. Making absolutely sure the battery has been disconnected, locate the seat belt pre-tensioner cable connection and disconnect it. It should be clipped to the bottom of the seat. The front seats can now safely be removed from the car.

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