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Re: Head Rests (archive)

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Posted by Robert B on April 09, 1999 at 17:07:18:

In Reply to: Head Rests posted by Al D. on April 07, 1999 at 15:28:10:

: Neither of my head rests operate in my 94 530iT. The motors turn, but the headrests dont move. Has anyone else encountered this and been brave enough to attempt a repair.BMW wants @ $300 just for the bracket. There's just got to be another way


It's most likely the cables. They become stretched over time and the inner drive cables simply spin within the outer part. There were posts several weeks ago. Check the archives. You can also check out www.garageboy.com. He describes the fix. I used it to fix my seat backs.


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