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How do you get the back seat out of a 740i to change the battery? Also if you disconnect the battery will the computer lose the codes from a check engine light? ghead
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just yank up on the front of the seat.
Sometimes it will clear the light, so long as there is not a current issue to cause a check engine light to re-illuminate. You can also touch the positive and negative battery cable together for 10 sec (AFTER THE BATTERY IS DISCONNECTED AND REMOVED)

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