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Old 01-30-2005, 01:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just bought a 92 525iM. What's the process for getting to the battery and other functions under the rear seat? Any tips?
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pull hard on it.... that's all i've heard people that have the battery back there say.

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The cushion’s clips keep them down in place. Underneath the front lip pull straight up you should be able to pull the cushion out.
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the clips are located exactly in the middle of the left and right seatingarea so just put your hands on the edge and give it a good pull
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Just bought a 92 525iM. What's the process for getting to the battery and other functions under the rear seat? Any tips?
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the way I remove the rear seat on my 1994 525i e34 is I squat in the passenger side and grab the seat from the bottom lip then lift up by pushing with my legs. I do the same on the driver side. Be forwarned that it is on there pretty snugly. I put a little grease on spring clips before I reinstall it. Makes for easier removal next time. Get the vacuum cleaner out because you'll need it to remove all the junk under the seat. Good luck!!
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