BMW Coupes and Sedans 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Speakers

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Rear Speakers

See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Remove the speaker grille(s) by removing the screws, if equipped, or pulling up on the grille with a pick tool.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the screws securing the speaker grille to the rear deck-standard speaker



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Fig. Fig. 2: Lift the grille off



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Fig. Fig. 3: Lift the speaker out of the hole ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... and unplug the wire connectors at the speaker

  1. Remove the speaker mounting screws and the speakers. Disconnect the wires.
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  3. Connect the wires and install the speakers in the cutouts. Install the screws and grills.
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Door and Dash Mounted Tweeters
  1. Remove the grilles by removing the screws, if equipped, or carefully pulling up and prying out the grille.
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  3. Remove the speaker mounting screws and the speakers. Disconnect the wires.
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  5. Connect the wires and install the speakers in the cutouts. Install the screws and grills.
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Front Speakers

See Figures 5,6,7,8 and 9

  1. Remove the rubber seal on the side of the kick panel.
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  3. Remove the hood release lever on the left kick panel side and remove the kick panel trim by unfastening the retaining screws. On 5 and 7 Series models, remove the door seal and turn the screws 90 degrees. Pull the panel out and to the rear to remove.
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Fig. Fig. 5: Lift off the rubber door seal over the kick panel



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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove the retaining screws



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Fig. Fig. 7: With the panel removed, the speaker is plainly visible



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Fig. Fig. 8: Remove the retaining screws securing the speaker in place



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Fig. Fig. 9: Unfasten the wires from the speaker

  1. Remove the screws securing the speaker in place, and unfasten the wires from the speakers and remove.
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  3. Connect the wires and install the speakers in the cutouts. Install the screws and kick panels.
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