BMW 318/325/M3/525/535/M5 1989-1993 Repair Information

Shifter Switch

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Fig. Fig. 1: Shifter assembly-E30 3 Series



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Fig. Fig. 2: Shifter assembly-E34 5 Series

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Remove the center console. On E36 3 Series and E34 5 Series the switch is now accessible through the opening and can be removed. For the E30 3 Series, disconnect the shaft rod or the shifter cable from the lever.
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  3. Disconnect the switch plug and remove the shifter mounting bolts.
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  5. Remove the shifter and disconnect the light wire and the shift lever.
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  7. Remove the switch mounting screws and remove the switch.
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  9. Install the switch, lever, light wire and shifter. Connect the shift rod or cable and adjust. Install the console.
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