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Old 06-11-2009, 09:47 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Severian View Post
If you end up needing to replace the rear latch you can certainly do that by buying a replacement latch. The job took me about 1 1/2 hours start to finish...that was after wrestling with the damn plastic interior panel for more than 45 minutes.

I'm not really mechanically savvy...I can do light jobs (just to give you an idea of my aptitude).

The latch is part #11 in this diagram for my car (it's a 98 made in 11/97, so make sure you get the appropriate latch there are two).

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...41&fg=60&hl=18
Thanks for the info. Did you have the same issue? Did replacing the latch solve the rattle?
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