Remove the rear seat on a Mk1 Golf

Remove the rear seat on a Mk1 Golf

It's very easy to remove the rear seat, allowing access to the fuel sender unit and seatbelt anchors.

  • Approx. time: 10mins

See also Removing Front Seats.

Step 1 - Remove the screws holding in the tabs at the front of the seat

At the front of the seat where the seat meets the carpet you will find 2 tabs with a plastic covers. There is a screw attaching these to the car's floor. Undo these screws making sure not to lose their plastic covers.

2 tabs at front of rear seat

Step 2 - Slide the seat forward

There is a 3rd metal tab at the back of the seat. Slide the seat gently towards the front of the car to pull this tab away from where it is anchored (this tab is not held in with any screws or bolts).

Rear tab at back of seat

Step 3 - Lift the seat up and away

That's it. You may now remove the seat, revealing the access port for the fuel sender unit/lifter pump and the seatbelt anchors.

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