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Old 06-15-2008, 09:59 PM
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The dreaded seat twist hit my E39 540i...

....and thanks to the interwebz...and a couple bloody knuckles...It's fixed for $3.00 worth of parts.

My driver seat stopped working the seat back tilt...only one side would go up or down and the seatback would twist.

Using these instructions for an E34 and applying them to the E39...I removed the seat from the car and tested with a power drill to make sure the gearbox wasn't toast. Then, I was able to cut and shorten the sheath of the drive cables and "ghetto" it back together with some fuel line and fuel clamps.

I'm posting this for anyone else who may run into this in the future.

These are the threads I found out there...


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