51 16 200 

Note:

Front center console and cover trims for front center console on instrument panel must be simultaneously removed and installed.

Remove shift lever knob.

Remove dust guard.

Removing and installing front center console MINI R50

To remove the ashtray (1) (depending on equipment specification), open the ashtray lid and lift out the ashtray housing.

Remove screws (2) in drinks holders.

Removing and installing front center console MINI R50

Snap switch cluster out of center console.

Detach plug connector (1) from switch cluster.

Release screws (2) at back end of console.

Removing and installing front center console MINI R50

Release screws (1) securing both cover trims of the center console to the instrument panel.

Tightening torque, 51 16 2AZ:

2AZ Front centre console to instrument panel cover trim
R50 / R52 / R53 2,5 Nm

Removing and installing front center console MINI R50

Detach front center console to facilitate removal of console and cover trim for instrument panel.

Detach cover trims in direction (1) from instrument panel.

Detach cover trims in direction (2) from center console.

Disconnect plug connector for socket/cigarette lighter.

Remove console.

Installation:

Make sure foam blocks are correctly seated between center console and cover trims.

Important!

Make sure that cables are not trapped when installing the center console.