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Remove inside window cavity cover strip for rear left or right side window, refer to 51 37 261.

Removing and installing, replacing left trunk wheel housing trim BMW 3 E46 Touring

Release screws (1).

Remove mount (2) for trunk roller cover.

Removing and installing, replacing left trunk wheel housing trim BMW 3 E46 Touring

Remove trim (1) from lashing eye at opening.

Removing and installing, replacing left trunk wheel housing trim BMW 3 E46 Touring

Release screws (1) and remove lashing eye (2).

Removing and installing, replacing left trunk wheel housing trim BMW 3 E46 Touring

Release expansion rivet (2).

Raise on-board socket at cap (1) and pull out towards middle of car.

Removing and installing, replacing left trunk wheel housing trim BMW 3 E46 Touring

Disconnect plug connections (1) and (2) and remove on-board socket (2).

Removing and installing, replacing left trunk wheel housing trim BMW 3 E46 Touring

Feed out cable (1).

Lever out mount (2) from stud (3) and remove trunk wheel arch trim (4).

Removing and installing, replacing left trunk wheel housing trim BMW 3 E46 Touring

Replacement only:

Lever out speaker frame (1).

Release locking washers (2).

Remove mount (3) for on-board socket from trunk wheel arch trim (5).

Do not damage guide (4).