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BMW X5: Replacing Padding For Left Or Right Front Seat (Comfort)

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2023 Service & Repair Manual / Seats / Front Seat, Comfort / Replacing Padding For Left Or Right Front Seat (Comfort)

WARNING: US/CDN front passenger seat (with OC3 mat) only: The padding can only be removed in conjunction with the OC3 mat.

If padding is defective, both parts may only be replaced together. After fitting new padding, enable OC3 mat with BMW diagnosis system.

The operation for removing the padding with/without OC3 mat is described in:

Enabling seat occupancy detector (OC3 mat):

Remove sensor mat (1).

Seat with air conditioning:

Remove dividing net (2).

Remove fan (3) from support (4).

Front Seat, Comfort
Fig. 132: Identifying Dividing Net And Fan


Make sure fans have correct cable routing (1).

Front Seat, Comfort
Fig. 133: Identifying Cable Routing


Necessary preliminary tasks:

Remove dividing net (1) towards top.

Front Seat, Comfort
Fig. 134: Identifying Dividing

Remove fan (1) towards top.


Make sure fans have correct cable routing (2) (cables point to each other).

Front Seat, Comfort
Fig. 135: Identifying Fan


 Rear Seat, Through-Loading


OVERVIEW OF MICROSWITCHES LOCK microswitches, inner, on seat frame on left and right. FOLD microswitch on backrest frame, outer. CF microswitch on seat frame, outer. OVERVIEW OF TRIMS, REAR SEA

 Removing And Installing Backrest Lock Adapter Plate

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 Removing And Installing/Sealing Right Cylinder Head Cover (N62/N62TU)

(cylinder bank 1 to 4) Remove design cover, if equipped. Unfasten acoustic cover screws. Raise acoustic cover and remove towards front. Remove electronics box cover. Remove electronics box seal. These work steps are described in REPLACING CONTROL UNIT. Remove ignition coil cover. Remove intake

 Control Unit Box

REMOVING AND INSTALLING/REPLACING ELECTRONICS BOX IMPORTANT: Read and comply with notes on PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTROSTATIC DAMAGE (ESD PROTECTION). NOTE: Follow instructions for removing and installing electronic control units. Necessary preliminary tasks: Read fault memory Disconnect negative

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