Jeep Wrangler: Head Restraints / Front Head Restraints

To raise the head restraint, pull upward on the head restraint. To lower the head restraint, push the adjustment button located on the base of the head restraint, and push downward on the head restraint. The release button does not need to be pushed to adjust the head restraint.

To remove the head restraint, raise it as far as it can go then push the adjustment button and the release button at the base of each post while pulling the head restraint up. To reinstall the head restraint, put the head restraint posts into the holes and push downward. Then adjust it to the appropriate height.

Jeep Wrangler. Front Head Restraints

Front Head Restraint

  1. Release Button
  2. Adjustment Button


  • A loose head restraint thrown forward in a collision or hard stop could cause serious injury or death to occupants of the vehicle. Always securely stow removed head restraints in a location outside the occupant compartment.
  • ALL the head restraints MUST be reinstalled in the vehicle to properly protect the occupants. Follow the re-installation instructions above prior to operating the vehicle or occupying a seat.


Do not reposition the head restraint 180 degrees to the incorrect position in an attempt to gain additional clearance to the back of the head.

    Head Restraints

    Head restraints are designed to reduce the risk of injury by restricting head movement in the event of a rear impact. Head restraints should be adjusted so that the top of the head restraint is located above the top of your ear...

    Rear Head Restraints — Two Door Models

    The rear seat is equipped with non-adjustable, but foldable head restraints. To fold the outboard head restraint, pull on the release strap located on the upper outboard side of each rear seat...

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    Jeep Wrangler 2018-2024 Owners Manual: Draining Fuel/Water Separator Filter — Diesel Engine

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    Manual Seat Height Adjustment

    The driver's seat height can be raised or lowered by using the ratcheting handle, located on the outboard side of the seat. Pull upward on the handle to raise the seat, push downward on the handle to lower the seat. Several strokes may be necessary to achieve the desired position.

    Jeep Wrangler. Manual Seat Height Adjustment

    Seat Height Adjustment

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