52 13 405

Special tools required:

52 0 050

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Remove front seat

Removerear panel on front seat backrest

Remove guide for head restraint

Remove belt guide

Replacing backrest cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Removing cover and padding:

Detach backrest cover (1).

Replacing backrest cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Detach backrest cover (1).

Pull out backrest cover (1) between backrest frame (2) and seat cover (3);

Remove backrest cover (1) towards top.

Replacing backrest cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

For seat heating optional extra only:

Disconnect plug connection from cable (1) under seat.

Feed cable out of cable holder (2) and behind seat cover/padding (3).

Detaching cover and padding:

Replacing backrest cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

If necessary, mark retainer positions

Release all retainers in marked area

Remove cover (1) from padding

Remove remaining retainers from cover and padding

Installation:

Insert new retainers with special tool 52 0 050. In so doing, enclose foamed thread in padding and trim thread of cover.

Replacing backrest cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

When replacing cover only:

Pull trim threads (1) out of backrest cover.

Installation:

Push trim threads (1) into new backrest cover. If necessary, cut mounting for trim threads.