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1998 Toyota 4 runner - Cannot raise seat to get tire tools

Is there a trick to getting the back seat raised to get at the jack and tire tools. I don't have a manual and have looked every where for a release lever of some sort. The seat wont budge.

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  • Bzeboy May 10, 2009

    Thanks, I found it. The original owners had installed seat covers hiding the longer of the two loops under the seat. The cover was also causing some obstruction.

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In the middle of the seat itself, there will be a loop you can pull and the actuall seat part will flip up

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Yes, I also have the loop that you can pull to raise the seat. The trick is keeping it pulled up when you put the seat back down, for easier access next time you raise the seat.

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