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I am having trouble removing the drivers seat on my Boxster,

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I am having trouble removing the drivers seat on my Boxster, I need to dry the carpets out due to water ingress. The only bolt I can't remove is the rear one closest to the centre console, reason being the seat won't go forward enough to expose the nut to be able to undo it, I have done the other rear bolt, any ideas?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
Hello, welcome. My name is***** will do my very best to assist you with your question. I apologize if you have been waiting long for a response.
What year is the vehicle?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Porsche Boxster 2.7 2000 'w' reg
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
Can you post the serial number for me?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
986
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
You have to use a long extension and a crows foot socket to reach the remaining bolts and removing them, these tools are sold at any parts or tool store.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for your help
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
No problem thank you. You can respond bavk to this question at anytime after rating positive if you need further help.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
the crow foot spanner will foul the seat runner in which the bolt lies. The bolt is an e- Torx star type and these don't seem to be available in crow foot anyway..
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
This is the only tool I have found that can reach these bolts.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Do you know where I can obtain a crow foot spanner of the e-Torx type
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
You can actually buy this tool at the parts department of the dealer for not that much.
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Experience: 17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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