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Old 11-07-2016, 10:49 AM
pschall pschall is offline
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Swapping Seats/Common Issues

Recently purchased a 2013 X1 sDrive with 38k. I got a good price on it. My only gripe is the seats.

What seats can I swap with the pleather ones it came with?

Also, what are some common issues to expect?

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Old 11-07-2016, 02:42 PM
vstolpner vstolpner is offline
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Depends on what you're looking for in the seats. E84 came with cloth seats in Europe and also comes with leather seats in North America. If you want OEM then I think your only option is either dealer or eBay. Otherwise find a place that can reupholster your existing seats, or just find a suitable cover.

As for issues - the big one is the transfer case (read up on it). And of course the airbag recall. Take a look at other recalls in your country's database or do a google search.

There's also a steering column clicking sound.

Really just go through the forum and look at the threads with issues.
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