How To Remove Pontoon Boat Seats

If you need to find out how to remove pontoon boat seats to repair or replace the fabric, the job is an easy one to do. If all you are going to do is repair the fabric on your pontoon boat seats, try to do it while the seats are still attached. If you still need to remove pontoon boat seats, you will need your toolbox in order to complete the job.

To remove pontoon boat seats you will need:

  • Screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Flashlight
  1. Look under the seats to find where they are secured to the boat. Depending on the year of the boat and the type of seating, you may need a screwdriver or an adjustable wrench to remove the seats. Use a flashlight to help you determine which tool to use to remove pontoon boat seats.
  2. Turn the screw or bolt counterclockwise to remove pontoon boat seats. Once you have loosened the fasteners, place them in a plastic bag. This way you will not have to look for them when you need to put the pontoon seats back in your boat.
  3. Lift the seats out of the boat. Do not try to do the lifting on your own. Ask a friend to help you remove pontoon boat seats from the deck. Place the seats on the dock or the floor of where you are storing the boat. Make any repairs once you remove pontoon boat seats, or replace the fabric if necessary.
  4. If you are replacing the seats altogether, make sure your new seats fit. Do not just discard your old seats before making sure the new ones fit properly. Install the new seats using the old hardware you kept safe in a plastic bag. If the seats are satisfactory, discard your old ones at a recycling center or waste facility.
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