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    Final Stage Unit Removal

    ZHPMafia Members:

    I attempted to remove the Final Stage Unit (FSU) from a 2005 ZHP vert with no success. i gained access, removed the two torx screws and push the tab in the upper left corner toward the engine ... no release.

    Had to take the vehicle to a Indy mechanic. They said there are two additional release points which I had no knowledge of. I believe this was an original part.

    Can anyone tell me for my own understanding ... where are the two additional release points and how are they disengaged?

    Thank you

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    I've seen them without screws, but never had an issue removing the FSR once getting my body into position! Check out YouTube videos for E46 final stage resistor, FSR or FSU removal - perhaps you'll get a better look. Good luck!
    2006 330ci ZHP - Silbergrau Metallic / Stoff Laser/Anthrazit / Alu Black Cube trim / Adaptive Xenon headlights / HK hi-fi system / heated front seats

  3. #3
    Quote Originally Posted by John in VA View Post
    I've seen them without screws, but never had an issue removing the FSR once getting my body into position! Check out YouTube videos for E46 final stage resistor, FSR or FSU removal - perhaps you'll get a better look. Good luck!
    John, I looked at several videos including ShopLIfeTV but none showed additional attachment points. Maybe I'll ask the Indy mechanic if they kept the old part for me to inspect. The Behr had one additional attachment point in the upper left quadrant ... a short hook arm.

    Hopefully someone can provide some insight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John in VA View Post
    I've seen them without screws, but never had an issue removing the FSR once getting my body into position! Check out YouTube videos for E46 final stage resistor, FSR or FSU removal - perhaps you'll get a better look. Good luck!
    Here is an image of my FSU taken by the mechanic ...

    JPG image fails to upload for some reason ... unable to copy 'n paste


    I asked the Indy mechanic to explain what I was not releasing (they claimed there were two additional attachment points) ... no reply.

    The Indy mechanic installed a new Behr FSU but I would like to know what I was doing wrong. I searched and looked at other videos ... no furhter insight gained.

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    2006 330ci ZHP - Silbergrau Metallic / Stoff Laser/Anthrazit / Alu Black Cube trim / Adaptive Xenon headlights / HK hi-fi system / heated front seats

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