Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do you fold the seatbacks for the second row seats?

asked by on

How do you fold the seatbacks for the second row seats?

A: While your vehicle offers a substantial amo...

While your vehicle offers a substantial amount of cargo space with the second row seats upright, you can also fold the seatbacks down to get even more room. This is handy for larger items, as well as for when you need to carry more gear than passengers. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Secure the center seat belt out of the way.

  2. Make sure the side shoulder belts are locked in the clips on the walls.

  3. Take both head restraints off (store them somewhere safe).

  4. Push the center head restraint all the way down.

  5. Make sure the center armrest is locked.

  6. Slide the seats as far back as possible.

  7. Pull the seatback adjustment lever on the outside shoulder of the seat (you’ll need to repeat this for the other seat).

  8. Push the seat back all the way down.

Tips

  • The seats do not fold completely flat.

  • You can use the lock/release lever in the back cargo area to fold the seats from the back rather than the front.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Rear sway bar makes noises

The rear sway bar is mounted to the vehicle by means of stabilizer links along the suspension and mounting bushings on the chassis. A fault with either set of mounting hardware can definitely cause some noise, especially while going over...

Q: Theres is a battery sign on dashboard and my steering wheel is hard ti turn especially in reverse

Hello There, This is a commonly known problem in the Fiats. Your car has a power steering system that is electrically powered which is why the steering becomes difficult when the battery is not charging properly. As the system voltage...

Q: Power seat stuck

Hi there. The track assembly on your Jeep may have something binding the track. If the motor is turning but just not moving the seat, then the power seat motor gear is bad and the whole power seat assembly would...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.