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Old 08-19-2012, 10:53 PM   #1
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How do you remove headrests?

Sorry if this was asked before. I tried finding the answer on previous posts.

I'm trying to remove the front headrests so I can bend the posts to make the rests more vertical. For the life of me I can't get them to come out. I push the little button on the side but they still won't come out. Is there something I'm missing here or are the headrests unremoveable?

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Old 08-19-2012, 11:21 PM   #2
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There are tabs u push in on both posts!

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Old 08-19-2012, 11:28 PM   #3
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Yes, push in and they pop right out. I removed the rear head rests because you can't see out the back very well with them in.
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Old 08-19-2012, 11:49 PM   #4
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It would be nice to have three hands to get the headrests out! Like said above, push both catches in and pull up.

Once you get them out, here's a good method to bend them:

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/jk-...ml#post2558157
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Old 08-20-2012, 04:46 PM   #5
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I'm glad I clicked on this thread. they are definitely bent too far forward for my liking. I feel like it makes me lean my head forward which is not good for my neck.
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Old 08-20-2012, 05:48 PM   #6
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Yes, push in and they pop right out. I removed the rear head rests because you can't see out the back very well with them in.
I didn't think you can remove the rear ones. I have a 12. How do you remove?
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Old 08-20-2012, 05:51 PM   #7
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I didn't think you can remove the rear ones. I have a 12. How do you remove?
Push in the button on the sides and pull up....
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Old 08-20-2012, 05:58 PM   #8
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Push in the button on the sides and pull up....
Yeah. I just looked. The rear ones don't have buttons like the front on my 12 JKU
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:05 PM   #10
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Yeah. I just looked. The rear ones don't have buttons like the front on my 12 JKU
You must have an Unlimited....
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Old 08-20-2012, 09:12 PM   #11
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yeah I actually ripped the plastic insert out of the seat trying to take the headrests off of the back seat the first time lol
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:10 AM   #13
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You guys DO realize those head rest are not put on there for your comfort dont you???? Anyone???
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You guys DO realize those head rest are not put on there for your comfort dont you???? Anyone???
Ha ha! Jeeps aren't put here for our comfort!

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