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How to remove rear seat side bolster?

David.85D

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Oct 29, 2016
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Trying to run a wire to an aftermarket subwoofer and think I need to remove the rear seat side bolster to run the wire.

I haven't been able to remove it. Would appreciate some suggestions. I saw that you are supposed to tug on it at the top (pulling towards the front of the car) and have tried that repeatedly. Quite firmly, too.

I also saw the approach to use a metal tool to pry the top forward, and that didn't help. Is there a trick? Is there a hidden fastener or catch I have to release?
 

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