Honda Civic: Rear Seats - Adjusting the Seats - Controls - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: Rear Seats

Folding Down the Rear Seats

1. Remove the center shoulder belt from the

1. Remove the center shoulder belt from the guide.

2. Pull the release lever in the trunk to release

2. Pull the release lever in the trunk to release the lock.

3. Fold the seat-back down.

3. Fold the seat-back down.

If the rear head restraints get caught on the front seat-backs, remove the head restraints.

The rear seat-back(s*) can be folded down to accommodate bulkier items in the trunk.

Never drive with the seat-back folded down and the trunk lid open.

To lock the seat-back upright, push it backwards until it locks.

When returning a seat-back to its original position, push it firmly back. Also, make sure all rear shoulder belts are positioned in front of the seat-back, and the center shoulder belt is re-positioned in the guide.

Make sure that the folded seat-back does not press against the front passenger seat, as this can cause the weight sensors in the front passenger seat to work improperly.

Also make sure all items in the trunk or items extending through the opening into the rear seats are properly secured. Loose items can fly forward if you have to brake hard.

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