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Is it possible to remove and later re-install the rear facing seats?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Dithermaster, May 14, 2016.

  1. Dithermaster

    Dithermaster Member

    Dec 27, 2015
    Madison, WI
    I've read lots of threads discussing adding the rear-facing seats to cars that didn't have them, but I'd like to know the opposite: Is it possible to remove and then later re-install the rear-facing seats? I bought a CPO P85+ and would rather have the storage, but might want the seats back later for little passengers or at some point in the currently inconceivable future when selling the car.

    My search attempts turned up this post: Rear jump seats

    The poster said removal was easy, but re-install was thwarted by the bolt not re-engaging. So I'm nervous to try it.

    Does anyone have solid info on this? Thanks.
  2. supratachophobia

    supratachophobia Active Member

    Sep 24, 2014
    Columbus, Ohio
    At least on the earlier jump seats, there were nuts that would drop down when the bolts were unscrewed. It was unclear if those nuts could be retrieved easily, but the service centers could pretty easily put new ones in so the point was moot. They would be the only ones I would trust to reinstall though.

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