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

Rear Seat

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



E30 3 Series
  1. Pull the front of the seat cushion up to disengage from the clips.
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  3. Pull the cushion out from under the backrest and remove from the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the bolts from the brackets at the bottom of the backrest.
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  7. Remove the backrest from the vehicle.
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  9. Install in the reverse order.
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E36 3 Series
  1. Pull the front of the seat cushion up to disengage from the clips.
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  3. Pull the cushion out from under the backrest and remove from the vehicle.
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  5. On vehicles without folddown seats, pull the top of the backrest forward and lift out of the vehicle.
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  7. When equipped with the folddown rear seat, unscrew the seat belt lower bolt, fold the seat down and remove the hinge cover. Press the lock in and remove the backrest.
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  9. Install in the reverse order.
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E34 5 Series
  1. Pull the front of the seat cushion up to disengage from the clips. Remove the cushion from the vehicle.
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  3. Except M5, lower the armrest and remove the nuts. Pull out the seat belt strap covers. Lift out the backrest.
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  5. On the M5, remove the headrests by pulling out. Turn the retainers a quarter turn and remove the covers. Open the console and press in the tabs to remove. Pull out the seat belt strap covers. Remove the 4 bolts and the backrest.
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  7. Install in reverse order.
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