You will lift seat up and find all this. Once this is done, the shelf will slide towards the front of the car. This then exposed two holes each with a large nut in it. The text wasn't so much a problem is that the pictures show the bottom and back removal in a sedan and that is how I would have expected it to be just as it is on my 323 wagon. Rear Seat Removal: Figure 25 Here we are at the base of the outside edge of the rear seat. I don't know what year yours is, and if it matters it probably doesn't since we're both talking about e39s , but mine is a 2002 540i, and you just grab the front bottom edge of the rear seat and pull straight up.
You can place a blanket to protect the finish of the car as you remove the seat. Having seen this procedure, I am convinced the brackets have to be removed somehow and that closer inspection will yield the solution. Please join the Roadfly Facebook Group where members will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide help. You can now move the cover out of your way. Even in German, they provided clues. The space was filled with seed husks! My gas gauge had suddenly failed reading empty and I wanted to check the sending units.
Safety notes Vehicles with through-load system and touring models F 39 82 091 After folding up the rear-seat backrest 1 , it is essential to check that this has locked in position properly. Please be careful when reallinging, use a flashlight to save time! Safety notes The fitting of the seat covers is to be executed in accordance with the fitting instructions. Mine was squirting directly into the wiper which may have caused it to rust up a bit. I bought a extension cable for aux input, and placed the squeezed the extension in through the handbrake trim from inside the console. Is it just a posh name for some hooks to tie stuff down to? I just went through the same problem two or three weeks ago. On the rear of the bench seat 2 , with the help of the rubber bands 3 pull the cover 1 tight and hook it. After that, just pull the seat up.
Note Care must be taken to see that the mounting clasps are not covered by the rubber bands or Velcro fasteners. Now take the plug spanner and bar from your toolkit or a 16mm socket and remove these bolts, they will be tight but should come out with a little work, put them aside and thats the rear end done, now to the wheel arches! At one point, I got stuck and went to the dealer and they printed a shcematic for me free! There are two retaining clips at the top of the panel, one on each side the cover. Then reverse this to release the other side. I slid it down behind the plastic cover, guided by the picture posted in this thread, so I could trip the little flanges off the big metal plate. Using a sharp utility knife I cut along carpet as close to the center tunnel as possible on both driver and passenger sides.
I also cleaned it before installation so it looks like new! I removed two Philips screws in the slot where the roller assembly is held but that didn't do it. Can't see it unless you open the leather flaps. Once these three clips have been removed from both wheel arches you're done. Now the wiring and sensors are accessible. Hope that all helps Perfect. Assuming you have the panel with the storage pocket on the back.
There is a tensioner plate that I tried to remove with the thought there might be a larger fastner behind it however I didn't get it out. Removed the carpeted trim piece on the right of the drivers foot well area that's attached to the console. Thanks in advance Andrew Getting the pillar cover and parcel shelf out is easy enough, you gotta remove the seats too. There are many reasons you may want to remove either your front or rear seats. With that completed, I slid the black carpet into place, trimmed it around the center tunnel area and began to install all the smaller items like the gas pedal. Thank you for the links! Pull out the centre armrest 2 by the strap and close both zip fasteners again.
I have not been able to figure out how to remove the rear seat cushion. Note: Installation of the cover is illustrated on a touring model. You may need to be quite forcefull at front part in the centre, its quite hard to get it over the centre headrest slides, I just bent the shelf and its ok, the creased bit is hidden by the seat when you put it back in. See you also have a 520! Saloon model with through-load system and touring model Note: Partly fold out the centre armrest in its installed position. Figure 12 Here we are at the inside edge of the drivers side seat at the front. I just needed some balls to pull it hard. Close with the Velcro fasteners 3.
This folding stick assists in the covering of the seats with the seat covers. Not as straight forward as I thought it would be. The first time I did it, I was really concerned I was gonna damage something. You may want to have someone help you by sitting in the other seat and guiding you from the inside. Using the aid-to-assembly tool, guide the headrest cover 1 under the panel 3. I removed two Philips screws in the slot where the roller assembly is held but that didn't do it. It might have some clips that one just pries off but it was not obvious how to do this.
Maybe I can cut the bolts July 5, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If the motor is faulty, you will to remove the motor, then run the seat drive with the cable run by the motor, by hand. When I picked up a leather interior for my car I only removed the rear seat completely and even though it was a bit of a shuffle, managed to fit everything in. Busy retro fitting my headlight washers. Figure 22 It is easier to move the seat all the way forward and tilt the top of the seat out of the door. I wired my dice like this. The only connection I can see under the seat I thought was for the heated seats. Email me I think I have a diagram for you.