51 47 000 

Special tools required:

  • 00 9 311

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right entrance cover strip (inside) MINI R53 Cooper S Hatchback

Remove bolt (1) securing seat belt slider bar.Install hint:

Tightening torque 72 11 4AZ:

4AZ Front seat belt, end fitting; sliding rail
R50 / R52 / R53 Duo-Taptite screws are coated with microGLEIT DF 921 and must be replaced. 36 Nm

Release seat belt slider bar (2).

Remove front seat.

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right entrance cover strip (inside) MINI R53 Cooper S Hatchback

Partially release door seal along entrance strip.

Partially release rear trim panel.

Ensure clip (1) is not damaged prior to installation.

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right entrance cover strip (inside) MINI R53 Cooper S Hatchback

Passenger side only:

Remove clip (1).

Passenger and driver side:

Using special tool 00 9 311 release entrance cover strip.

Replacement:

Passenger side only:

Remove fusebox cover panel.

Removing and installing, replacing front left or right entrance cover strip (inside) MINI R53 Cooper S Hatchback

Note: Ensure any damaged clips (1) are replaced prior to installing.