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Adjust front seat as far forward and upward as possible.
Note safety regulations on handling airbag modules and pyrotechnical seatbelt tensioners, refer to HG-72
Improper handling can lead to triggering of the pyrotechnical seat belt tensioner or side airbag, resulting in injuries.
Switch off ignition.
Unfasten seatbelt screw.
|E36 / E31 / E38 / E39 / E46 / E52 / E53 / E83||Replace screws||31 Nm|
Pull retainer (1) backwards to unlock and pull inwards to remove. Lift Bowden cable (2) forwards to remove for seat belt adjustment.
Failure to comply with this disassembly sequence causes the web (4) to break, thus destroying the finisher.
Adjust front seat to maximum forward position.
- Raise finisher slightly on detent head,
- Unfasten and raise inner clip lugs,
- Pull finisher backwards to remove.
Disconnect connector (1) and remove (2).
Move front seat as far back as possible.
Replace screws (microencapsulation) or install old screws with Loctite 270 (Sourcing Reference: BMW Parts Service).
Up to 1995 model:
Unclip front finisher and pull forwards to remove.
Unfasten screws and lift out front seat.
Replace screws (microencapsulation) or install old screws with Loctite 270
(Sourcing Reference: BMW Parts Service).
Floor carpet must not enter area between seat rails and floor panel beside screw points (grating noises).
Rear seat rails flush on underside
Lift front seat into vehicle
Unlock longitudinal adjustment on lever (seat rails clip in at back)
Install screws loosely in back
Slide front seat completely back (can also be set at an angle)
Align front seat
Install front screws loosely
|E31 / E32 / E34 / E36||M10||44 Nm|
|E36 / Z3 front||M8||22 Nm|
|E36 / Z3 rear||M10||43 Nm|
|E38 / E39 / E46 / E52 / E53 / E63 / E64 / E83 / E85||M10||45 Nm|
|Torque angle||90 °|
|E60 / E61 / E65 / E66 / E67||M10 (trilobular)||Replace Powerlok screw||44 Nm|
Tighten down front inside and outside screws
Adjust front seat to front detent setting
Tighten down inner and outer screws at back