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Warning!

Version with head airbag:

Follow safety instructions for working on cars with airbag systems, refer to 51 00 …

Caution!

Do not use sharp-edged tools to remove trim (risk of damage to head air bag).

Removing and installing or replacing trim from rear left or right roof pillar BMW 7 E38
Lever out top interior light, take out towards top and disconnect plug connection.

Removing and installing or replacing trim from rear left or right roof pillar BMW 7 E38
Version with head airbag in rear compartment:

Can be identified by airbag emblem (1).

Unfasten screws (2).

Take out panel (3) towards inside at top.

Installation:

Tightening Torque, refer to Technical Data 51 43 1AZ:

Type Thread Tightening specification Torque
1AZ Trim, rear roof pillar (C-pillar) on body
E38 3.0 Nm

Removing and installing or replacing trim from rear left or right roof pillar BMW 7 E38
Version without head airbag in rear compartment:

Unfasten screws.

Take out panel towards inside at top.

Installation:

Tightening Torque, refer to Technical Data 51 43 1AZ.

Removing and installing or replacing trim from rear left or right roof pillar BMW 7 E38
Only replacing:

Remove insulating mat (1) and glue to new C-pillar finisher.