Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

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BMW Installation Instructions

Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Instructions and illustrations are given here for left-hand­ drive cars. On right-hand-drive cars, various work stages must be carried out on the opposite side or in mirror­ image fashion.

Note:

The cassette box cannot be installed in models fitted with a car telephone.

Tools required:
Universal knife
Phillips screwdriver
Flat-bladed screwdriver
Cranked ring wrench, 8 mm

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Apply the handbrake. Lift cover (1) out of its retaining clips. Take out Phillips-head screw (2).

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Remove the cover cap with a small screwdriver . Take out the Phillips-head screw (arrow).

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Lift out the cover with the aid of a small screwdriver.

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

On cars with cigarette lighters:

Pull off cable sockets (1 and 2) and pull out cigarette lighter light (3).

On cars with air conditioning:

Pull of f ventilation hose behind ventilation grid (4).

On all cars:

Take out hex bolts (5).

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

On cars with electric roller sun blind:

Lever out the switch (arrow). Pull off cable plug.

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

On all cars:

Lift out the centre console.

Note:

It is not necessary to remove handbrake lever cover (1). It can be pushed through opening (2) in the centre console.

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Cut out a section (arrows) of the centre console as shown in the diagram.

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Install the centre console.

Insert the plug from the cassette-box lighting cable (ar­ row) into the plug contact of the supply cable.

If the supply lead is missing (on 520i up to app. 12/88), run separate negative and positive leads to the ashtray light.

Note:

The supply cable plug (arrow) for the cassette box light­ ing is tied back near ventilation hose (1).

On cars with air conditioning:

Make sure that ventilation hose (1) is correctly located.

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

On all cars:

Run cable (1) through the cutout. Insert Phillips-head screw (2) and plastic washer (3) provided in the installa­ tion kit (for securing the cassette box).

Insert the bulb in holder (4) and push into the cassette box.

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Install cassette box (1) as indicated by the arrow. Install the parts previously removed by following the re­ moval instructions in the reverse order.

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Installation instructions for cassette box BMW 5 Series (E34)

Notes on use:

To insert a cassette:

Press button (1) and open cassette compartment.

Push the cassette into the box as indicated by the arrow and close the compartment by pressing the sliding sec­ tion back in.

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