Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

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BMW Installation Instructions
Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32
Installation is illustrated on the right side of the car.

The reading lamp is installed on the left side of the car in the same way, mirror-image fashion.

No tools are required.

Remove C-post trim

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Pull protective edging (1) off C-post (2) as shown by the arrows.

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Pull C-post trim up and off retaining pins (2, 3).

Pull C-post trim out of its retaining clips as shown by the arrow.

Break the plug connection (4) for the interior light (5).

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Pull plug (1) from C-post trim (2) as shown by the arrow. Remove interior light (3) from C-post trim (2).

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Open flap (1) on reading lamp (2) as shown by the arrow.

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Insert bulb (1) and close flap (2).

Insert bulb (3).

Cars prior to 7/89

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Press reading lamp (1) into trim (2) of C-post (3). Push plug (4) into the guide provided in the post trim (6). Plug together connections (4, 5).

Cars from 7/89

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Press reading lamp (1) into C-post trim (2). Push plug (3) into the guide provided and join it to plug (4). Plug together connections (5, 6).

Install trim

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Locate trim (1) so that both clips (2, 3) engage in the C-post (4). Slide trim as far to the rear as possible (arrow).

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Press trim (1) onto the C-post so that pins (2, 3) click into place.

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Reading lamp BMW 5 Series E34 and BMW 7 Series E32

Press on protective edging (1).

Note

The protective edging has two grooves. Attach the outer groove (2) to the car’s bodywork (3) and the inner groove (4) to the trim (5).

Carry out a functional test.

Printing and other errors, omissions and amendments excepted.

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