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      05-13-2020, 07:25 AM   #127
jamessfarnell
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Drives: F48 X1 SDrive20D || F20 120i
Join Date: Jan 2020
Location: Johannesburg

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Originally Posted by StefanJ View Post
Jamessfarnell, it's possible to take out the cables that enters into the gear selector and to take it out without lifting the carr. I've just did it last weekend.
On the front of the gear lever selector, where the cables are going in, there is a round hole, where you will see a black plastic clip moving when you change gears. You just have to rotate it with a flat screwdriver and it release the cables. Very easy.

Here is a picture.
THANKS!

Were you successful in changing your gear selector unit and did it need to be coded to your car?

Did you keep your broken one to see how it can be repaired?

Lastly, the blue connector for the iDrive control, is there anything special needed to get it off? I couldn't get it out at all and i was worried I was going to break the cable?