02-01-2013, 03:21 AM
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: The Netherlands
Join Date: Apr 2011
Mein Auto: BMW e39 540i '97
Thanks very much for your help.
I got to the nuts to get the boot cover out
For future reference for others experiencing this, below are a couple of pictures
The above picture shows the grey cover sagging down below the Nokia Sub. To do this unbolt the 3 nuts; 1 on the left 2 on the right (towards the rear of boot). On the pic you can see the left one. Unbolting this will make the cover sag in the boot. Do not pull on this as it''s still hooked in place by the sub.
When the cover is sagging there will be one more nut on the right holding the sub in place. Before undoing this, unclip the connector on the left side of the sub.
Then remove last nut. Sub is slightly heavy whilst you're in an uncomfortable position so keep this in mind.
When all 4 nuts are removed simply pull the sub backwards which will remove it. The cover will also come out completely now.
When you have both out, you'll be able to see 3 nuts; 1 on the left, 1 in the middle and 1 on the right as seen below
Then, as the above video says, you'll have to tug and pull till the cover comes out.
Don't forget! There is still a connector on the passenger side to power the electric sun shield
leaving you with this
Now you can continue to follow the beisan guide
Hope this might help some of you, and thanks again to the above posters