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Remove socket housing for tail light in side section, refer to 63 21 055.

Version with through-load system:

Remove rest side section from rear seat backrest, refer to 52 26 008.

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

Take out luggage compartment floor trim panel (1).

Remove cover for spare wheel/jack.

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

Remove warning triangle.

Release expansion rivet (1) and remove fixture (2) for warning triangle.

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

Version with through-load system:

Release expansion rivet (1).

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

Partially release panel for trunk separating wall.

Release expansion rivet (1) and remove trunk arch housing trim (2).