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E46 M3 (2001-2006)

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Old 03-29-2010, 04:37 PM
MOROCHA MOROCHA is offline
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Cool Battery removal question

I am trying to replace the dead battery on my 2004 e46 M3. I can't seem to get the plastic cover off, I removed the two screws in front but the back side seems stuck to the side, I do not want to break it, my car is as pristine as the day I got it.
I could take it to my friends at TNG and they'd take care of it but it bugs me that such a silly thing is giving that much trouble. WELCOME your suggestions....
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Old 03-29-2010, 05:53 PM
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You need to pull the liner out. It sits down in a slot in the cover.
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Old 09-30-2010, 02:37 PM
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I am having the same issue. Any DIY posts? Thanks.
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Old 11-09-2010, 09:39 AM
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Just pull on the black part outward and rotate the back part (under the side carpet) downward. It's not going to break, just use common sense.
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