BMW 3 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 3: Front head restraints

Safety information

Warning A missing protective effect due to removed or not correctly adjusted head restraints can cause injuries in the head and neck area. There is a risk of injury.

  • Before driving, install the removed head restraints on the occupied seats.
  • Adjust the head restraint so its center supports the back of the head at as close to eye level as possible.
  • Adjust the distance so that the head restraint is as close as possible to the back of the head. Adjust the distance via the backrest tilt as needed

Warning Body parts can be jammed when moving the head restraint. There is a risk of injury. Make sure that the area of movement is clear when moving the head restraint.

Warning Objects on the head restraint reduce the protective effect in the head and neck area. There is a risk of injury.

  • Do not use seat or head restraint covers.
  • Do not hang objects, for instance clothes hangers, directly on the head restraint.
  • Only use accessories that have been determined to be safe for attachment to a head restraint.
  • Do not use any accessories, for instance pillows, while driving.

Adjusting the height

Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel

  • To lower: press the button, arrow 1, and push the head restraint down.
  • To raise: push the head restraint up.

After setting the height, make sure that the head restraint engages correctly.

Adjusting the height: M Sport seat

The height of the head restraints cannot be adjusted.

Adjusting distance

Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel

  • Back: press the button and push the head restraint toward the rear.
  • Forward: pull the head restraint toward the front.

After setting the distance, make sure that the head restraint engages correctly.

Adjusting the distance: M Sport seat

The distance to the back of the head is adjusted via the backrest tilt.

Adjust the distance so that the head restraint is as close as possible to the back of the head.

Removing

Only remove the head restraint if no one will be sitting in the seat in question.

Seats, mirrors, and steering wheel

1. Raise the head restraint up against the resistance.

2. Press the button, arrow 1, and pull the head restraint out completely.

Removing: M Sport seat

The head restraints cannot be removed.

Installing

Proceed in the reverse order to install the head restraint.

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