BMW Coupes and Sedans 1970-1988 Repair Guide

Glove Compartment

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Lower the glove compartment door and unfasten the clips securing the straps to the drawer.
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  5. Remove the retaining screws from the hinge at the rear of the drawer.
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  7. Unfasten the screws securing the cover above the drawer. Depending on the year and model. there may be retaining screws at the middle and rear of the cover. Make sure all the needed screws are removed before sliding the cover out.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Unfasten the clip securing the glove compartment strap to the drawer



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the screws retaining the cover above the drawer



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Fig. Fig. 3: Lift out the cover ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... and unfasten the glove compartment light, if equipped

  1. Slide the cover out and unfasten the glove compartment light wires.
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  3. Reverse the procedure to install.
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