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Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Removing insert (compartment) in carrier:

If necessary, open cover (1).

Press insert (2) upwards in center with hand and simultaneously remove insert (2).

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Installation:

Following components on insert (1) must not be damaged:

Catches (2), top

Guides (3), bottom

Catches (4), bottom

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Installation:

When installing, press insert (1) downwards in center.

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Removing insert (glasses compartment) in carrier:

If necessary, open cover (1).

Press guide of cover (1) in middle with hand towards top and pull out glasses compartment (2) approx. 2 mm.

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Press glasses compartment (1) at outside left/right downwards a little and pull out.

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Installation:

Following components on bottom of glasses compartment (6) must not be damaged:

Hold-down elements (1)

Guide (2)

Guides (3)

Catches (4)

Contacts (5)

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Installation:

Catches (1) on top of glasses compartment (2) must not be damaged.

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Removing carrier:

Remove finisher for storage tray, refer to 51 16 211.

Release screws (1).

Note:

If only switch (2) for ASC is fitted, pull out carrier (3) a little.

If seat heating, rear window roller sun blind etc. are fitted, press out switches from rear to front and disconnect plug connections.

Removing and installing, replacing carrier in storage tray BMW 3 E46

Disconnect plug connections (1) for cigarette lighter and (2) for ASC and remove carrier (3).