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Bmw mini seats stick in position

My bmw mini seats stick when lifted forwars to allow acces into rear, how do i fix them

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I got the same problem long time ago with the same model of car. I did the teardown of the seat. I got out the mechanism and did the des-assembly to see what happenned.with it. I couldn`t find nothing wrong. Just sprints, and smalls pins. Of course I couldn`t do the assembly again

At the end I went to the dealear to buy a new one. It was 170 u$ dollars, The replacement was all system not only the mechanism.

Any way I was talking with the Bmw technician (mechanics people) and they told me than many of then has been trying to fix those mechanism with diferents "technics and systems" and it has been impossible for then. The explanation from then is that mechanism is made completely with machines and there is not human operator participation.
If this part is broke: Buy the remplacement!!!

I hope this can help you.
mianca@lycos.com
Veracruz-Mexico.



Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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