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      08-23-2012, 09:04 PM   #1
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E90 sport seat squeak and excess movement?

My 2008 335 has the sport seats, and squeaks with minor movement.


Also, is this normal: if I rock back and forth, I feel the seat has a bit too much movement back and forth. Is that how it is or is a bolt loose?
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      08-23-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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Funny, I took in my 08 335 a few weeks ago for really bad driver's seat squeaking... If I had my left foot on the footrest and pushed against it, I'd get a really bad squeak coming from the lumbar area. My seat wasn't loose at all though. I don't know what they did, but I presume greased some things, as it was fixed. I don't know if they had to take the seat apart though, sorry. I don't think they did, as IIRC, the number of hours charged for that line item was like 10 to 15 mins. There seems to be more grease in the rails now.
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      08-23-2012, 09:40 PM   #3
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have the same problem
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      08-23-2012, 09:55 PM   #4
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Op, had the same problem with my sport seats. Took it to Prestige BMW, and they said the seats had to be retorked. So far, so good. Hope this will help.
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      08-23-2012, 11:09 PM   #5
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Thanks - I'm going to have it looked at next time. My new car warranty expires next month, but I have cpo for 2 more years - does cpo cover this?
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      08-23-2012, 11:48 PM   #6
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I would bring it in during new car warranty. It doesn't take long to repair.
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Any updates on what they did to fix it? Mine just started and it is drving me crazy!
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i got the same problem lool
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      10-05-2012, 11:10 AM   #9
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I took it in, and they retightened the seat screws- it does not move anymore.

Unfortunately it still squeaks, I think it's the leather and plastic around the seat extension portion for me.
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      10-05-2012, 11:31 AM   #10
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Had the same problem on my 08 335i and my 02 325i..
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