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Remove Captains Chair 1999 Ford Econoline van

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How do I Remove Middle Row Captain's Chair in a 1999 Ford Econoline conversion van? I can get the chair tilted back but am not sure how to remove it.
Submitted: 2 years ago via HelpOwl.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 years ago.

Hi, I’m Chris. Welcome and thanks for asking your question!

 

Below are 2 Ford images showing how to unlock the seat from the floor as well as install it. The images will help. You need to pull the seat to the side of the vehicle to allow removal, not tilt forward or rear ward on the captains chair setup.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Moose. The diagram you sent wasn't the same base as on my van. There are two bars at the front of the seat. The top one allows the seat to slide forward and backwards. The bottom one tilts the seat off of the front of the base and allows the back of the chair to touch the ground. I have some pics if that would help. Thx. Bill
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 years ago.

Pictures would help.

 

I used a 1999 E150, is that what you have?

 

Are you trying to remove the seat from the base or remove the seat and base from the floor?

 

I wonder if you do not have Ford seats in the van, and they have been converted, see below what I am responding off of.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I got it out. Not sure if they're Ford seats or not. I pulled up on lower bar to tilt seat all the way back. Then I pushed down all the way on the top bar ( you do the opposite to slide the seat up and back). That loosened it up and I was able to pull it out. Thx for the effort.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 years ago.
Glad you got it resolved. Yes those are not Ford seats.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My van doesn't have the same base as the diagram you sent me. I have a pic. Anyway I could send it to you? Thx. Bill
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 years ago.

I thought you already got the seat out?

You can send a picture if you would like to anyways though!

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