52 13 400

Special tools

required:

52 0 050

Necessary preliminary tasks:

Remove front seat

Remove backrest frame

Warning!

US/CDN front passenger seat (with OC3 mat) only:

A defective OC3 mat may only be replaced complete with the padding and the seat cover.

New OC3 mat is supplied with padding, seat cover and if necessary seat heating.

After fitting, enable OC3 mat with the BMW diagnosis system or programming system.

Individual parts not available.

Up to build date 12/05:

Enabling seat occupancy detector (OC3 mat):

Connect BMW diagnosis system

Release seat occupancy detector

Clear fault memory if necessary

Build date from 12/05:

Enabling seat occupancy detector (OC3 mat):

Connect BMW programming system

Code airbag control unit

Clear fault memory if necessary

Replacing cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Release screws (1).

Remove carrier (2).

Replacing cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Detach seat cover (1).

Replacing cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Unhook seat cover (1) in area (2).

Remove seat cover (1).

If necessary, disconnect plug connections for seat occupancy and/or seat heating.

Replacing cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Replacing seat cover:

Detach all retainers in areas (1).

Replacing cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Detach all retainers in side area from longitudinal wires (1).

Pull trim wires (1) forward out of seat cover.

Carefully fold back seat cover and release retainers from crosswires (2).

Remove seat cover from padding.

Important!

Remove all remnants of clips from seat cover and padding.

Replacing cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Installation:

Push trim threads (1) into seat cover.

If necessary, cut mounting for trim threads.

Replacing cover for left or right front seat BMW Z4 E85

Installation:

Insert new retainer (2) with special tool 52 0 050 and bend closed.

  1. Padding
  2. Retainer
  3. Trim wire in padding
  4. Trim wire in seat cover
  5. Seat cover