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BMW and MINI How-To Video – Installing BavAuto Custom Fit Seat Covers – DIY

Dec 18 14

BMW and MINI Custom Fit Seat Covers

Whether your BMW or MINI seats need a pick-me-up or you wish to prevent wear and keep them in great shape for the future, the Bavarian Autosport custom fit seat covers are a great looking way to improve or protect them.  These covers are custom cut and fit for each individual seat type and design.  And, they cover the complete seat, so you can even perform a color change if desired.

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Since these custom fit covers do “fit like a glove”,  we recommend that the seats be removed from the vehicle for the cover installations.  This gives full access to all of the seat panels for a professional looking install.  In this DIY video, we will show an example of a front seat removal and the installation of the front seat cover set.  Different BMW or MINI models will have variations on the seat removal procedures as well as the actual cover set installation.  However, the video will give you the basic install procedures that you can apply to your specific model.  The applicable Bentley Publishing repair manual will guide you in the seat removal.

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BMW Recall – 2015 X3 and X4, Rear View Mirror – F25, F26 – 14V648000

Dec 17 14

BMW is performing a recall on various 2015 x3 and X4 models manufactured from July 28, 2014 through July 29, 2014. The driver side rear view mirror may not be designed for US market vehicles and may not meet US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.

Affected models:

BMW F25 X3 and F24 X4 – July 28, 2014 through July 29, 2014.

According to the recall:

“The driver may not notice that vehicles viewed in the mirror are closer than they appear, increasing the risk of a crash. ”

BMW will inspect the mirrors and replace with the proper US-spec unit if a non-US unit was originally installed.

The recall begins November 2014.

Owners of affected vehicles are being notified by BMW. Further information can be obtained by contacting BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417.

BMW recall 14V648

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BMW Recall – i8, Fuel Tank Ground Bolt – 14V674000

Dec 10 14

BMW is performing a recall on i8 models manufactured from May 16, 2014 through Sept. 16, 2014.  A fuel tank to chassis ground cable securing bolt may be improperly welded.

Affected models:

BMW i8 – May 16, 2014 through Sept. 16, 2014

According to the recall:

“An inadequate weld of the bolt to the fuel tank could cause a fuel leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak could lead to a fire. ”

BMW will inspect the bolt, weld and fuel tank and replace the tank if necessary.

The recall begins November 2014.

Owners of affected vehicles are being notified by BMW. Further information can be obtained by contacting BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417.

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