Rider Seat Removal
  1. See Figure 1. Turn up rear sides of seat and remove two T27 TORX screws.
  2. Remove seat by pulling back and up.
Pillion Seat Removal
The trunk is located under the pillion seat.
  1. See Figure 2. Insert ignition key into pillion seat lock located on left side of motorcycle.
  2. Turn key clockwise to disengage rear seat latch. Lift pillion seat and remove.
Do not place keys in underseat storage area. If seat is installed, keys will not be accessible. (00236a)
Figure 1. Rider Seat Screws: Firebolt Models
Figure 2. Pillion Seat Lock: Firebolt Models (left side)
Rider Seat Installation
1. See Figure 3. Position seat in mounting position with center locating tab aligned with slot on frame crossmember. Slide seat forward to engage center tab in slot. Pull up on front of seat to verify tab/slot engagement.
2. Install seat with two T27 TORX screws and tighten to 1.4–4.1 N·m (12–36 in-lbs).
Pillion Seat Installation
1. See Figure 3. Install seat by sliding locating tab on front underside of seat into opening on motorcycle.
2. Align rear tab with latch slot at rear of motorcycle.
After installing seat, pull upward on seat to be sure it is locked in position. While riding, a loose seat can shift causing loss of control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00070b)
3. Press down rapidly and firmly on rear of pillion seat to engage seat latch. Pull up on rear of pillion seat to make sure latch is engaged.
4. Turn ignition key counterclockwise and remove from seat lock.
Figure 3. Seat Tab and Frame Slot: Firebolt Models