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Old 07-12-2015, 05:40 PM   #36
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My Ride: 2004 325Ci Conv
Originally Posted by taylor192 View Post
The "cables" are called "rods" afaik, and are known to break. They are replaceable, they just pop off. Check realoem.com for a part number.

The latches look salvageable... Use lots of glue or epoxy!

Found the "rods" for about $36 new. Went through the repair and the mechanism works. I used Q-Bond and it worked vey well. I did tear the rubber gasket gettint the cover off so I'm also fixing that. When completely finished I'll post some pictures.
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