Removing/Replacing Xantia Front Seats

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CitroJim
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Removing/Replacing Xantia Front Seats

Post by CitroJim »

Removing them can be a pain because the plastic pads the seat rails sit on can be very tight on the threads of the mounting bolts; often needing counter-holding when undoing the bolts.

Drill the holes in the pads out to 8mm so the bolts are an easy fit in the pads and replacement (and any subsequent removals) of the seats will be a doddle.

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Post by ACTIVE8 »

Thanks for that Jim.

I will need to take mine out at some point soon, so that's good to know! :wink:

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Post by ACTIVE8 »

Do all the Xantia models come with the wiring loom as per higher spec cars.

So if an owner wanted to fit the higher spec electrically adjustable seats, into a car that did not come with them would it be possible?

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Post by davetherave »

So if an owner wanted to fit the higher spec electrically adjustable seats, into a car that did not come with them would it be possible?
Yes this is possible, but no not all xantias have the wiring in pace to make this easy! Only cars which would have had the option of electrically adjusted seats would have the wiring i believe.

I put leather in to my LX, but had to run a 12v feed, this just means that if i leave the heated seats on i end up with a flat battery.

This can be worked around by linking a wire to the ignition via a relay, however i was too lazy/ inexperienced to do this!