1 Series E81 130i (N52K) 3-door
Pull off rubber seal slowly at an angle up to 20
Make sure the connection between adhesive tape and seal
If the connection between adhesive tape and seal is
detached: Carefully and slowly detach adhesive tape at an
angle of 20
from roof opening or lid.
When existing seals are being peeled off with a hot air
blower: Do not damage paintwork.
Do not detach rubber-adhesive tape connection if at all
Cleaning bonded area:
Degrease bonded area with adhesive cleaner (refer to BMW
Parts Service) and remove other residues.
Use necessary cotton- or fluff-free paper towel once only.
When using solvent:
expose repair area to air for at least 2 minutes.
Detaching protective film from bonded
Detach protective film from rubber seal in sections.
Once the protective film has been removed, do not under
any circumstances touch the exposed bonded area.
Applying rubber seal:
Apply rubber seal on roof opening edge beginning at rear centre.
Use upper lip as application edge. Press on seal continuously by
hand. Carefully unwrap seal at radii without tension and press
down (critical area).
If positioned incorrectly, the seal can still be pulled off,
repositioned and pressed on again.
Establishing seal joint:
Mark contact point at joint by pressing down loose end on seal of
already bonded end. Then cut and press down loose end at
Small areas of seal can remain stuck to adhesive tape of
RA Repair instructions for bonded seals
BMW AG - TIS
Issue status (12/2007) Valid only until next DVD is issued
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