Installing seat covers isn’t as daunting as it might seem. If you’ve owned your car for a long time or you’ve just bought a second-hand car, you might notice some wear and tear on the leather or upholstery in your car. This is normal and can be fixed with new seat covers. New seat covers give your car a fresh look. They also let you customize your car to a tick as there are many seat covers with different colors, designs and so on. Here’s how you can install new seat covers in your car.
- Remove the headrests – You can skip this step if your car has no headrests. You can put the headrest covers on now if your car seat covers have them.
- Put the cover over the back seat – No one likes wrinkled car seats which means that you’ll have to work a bit to get them to fit well. There are two loops on the back of the seat cover. You can slip those loops between the back of the seat as well as the seat.
- Make sure the loops and hooks are secure – The included S-hooks should be connected to the elastic loops in order to hold the seat cover well. Adjust the length of the elastic straps if the seat cover is too loose. You can do this by tying them.
- Mark and cut the headrest holes – Pop a feel on your seat cover to find the holes the will hold the headrest (if you have headrests in your car). Use a marker to mark each hole. Make a tiny cut in the places you have marked. (Aftermarket covers sometimes do not have the headrest holes – OEM design will have all holes and spaces already pre-designed to fit perfectly on your vehicle).
- Replace the headrests – Push the headrests through the holes that you’ve just cut, and you’re good to go. Make sure you press them firmly into place.
That’s it. You’re done. That wasn’t too hard, was it?
Always remember that if you want the perfect fit for your car seats you will need to get your seat covers from your dealership as they will have the OEM perfect match/fit for your vehicle. To order your OEM seat covers please contact our parts department or stop by to see our selection we are located in Port Richey near Trinity, Land O’ Lakes and Hudson.