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Old 12-17-2004, 04:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've ordered replacement up & down buttons for climate control (current ones
are cracked) for my 1998 528i. My question is, how do I pop the plastic face
off or should I try to pop the buttons themselves off?
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yeah whatever you dont dont take that face off or you wil regret it.
Just pop the cracked covers off and discard and then take the covers off of the new unit and install those. Its a simple job.
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My up/down buttons are cracked too so I'm thinking about doing this. Why shouldn't I replace the whole panel? Why would I regret it if I pulled the whole thing off?
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Thanks DT;
Would you simply pry off the buttons off with a knife,etc?Are they glued on or anything like that...I just don't want to make problem worse.
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just pry them off with a small thin screwdriver there isnt any glue holding them on.
To answer MRogers quetion if you pull the entire panel off then it comes apart into a bunch of tiny pieces and its miserable to get it back together. You will spend an hour of stressful tedious time trying to get all the pieces in plce while clicking the cover back into place. Or you can spend 3 mins prying off buttons and popping on new ones. Also the new panels should have a note on them which tells you this is not a panel remove individual buttons and relace as necessary.
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