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      03-31-2017, 06:01 PM   #1
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center console POWER button: replace whole panel or just button cover?

Hi guys this is how the button is looking like right now, looks like fully functional other than the missing button cover. Do I need to replace the entire panel (3 buttons) or can I simply click a button cover back in?
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      03-31-2017, 11:03 PM   #2
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I was also looking for this answer. I scratched one but don't want to replace the whole piece just the button.
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      03-31-2017, 11:41 PM   #3
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I think you can only buy the whole piece.
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I think you can only buy the whole piece.
that's right. the thing is I know a guy who is selling his whole panel for cheap, but the panel does not have the EDC button. This would only make sense if I can take off the button cover and put it on the original panel.
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that's right. the thing is I know a guy who is selling his whole panel for cheap, but the panel does not have the EDC button. This would only make sense if I can take off the button cover and put it on the original panel.
Try it and sell me the dsc button.

I think it could work but the hardest part will be getting the button off without breaking it. It looks like there are two small plastic ears beneat the button that holds it in somehow you have to get it off of those two points without breaking it.
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      04-01-2017, 09:36 AM   #6
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I deleted my last post because I was wrong..
I said the module would have to opened but, looking at the picture, the ears tdott mentioned are circled.

The ears are extremely fragile. You would probably have a better chance at prying the button opposite of the ears
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My DSC button will come off. I can put it back on. The tabs on the bottom are not broken. But it seems like it's not snapped into place like the other two are. Does anyone have any experience with securing a button?
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My DSC button will come off. I can put it back on. The tabs on the bottom are not broken. But it seems like it's not snapped into place like the other two are. Does anyone have any experience with securing a button?
Can you post a close-up picture of the underside of the button?
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I did see one of my tabs are broken. Know that I realize that I can try and keep the bottom slid over to the one side. I used to work with plastic and maybe I can come up with a solution.
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Hi, I have same issue, the pover button cover is broken and I need new one. At BMW you can buy only whole console 61317841136 aprox. for 200 USD and I need just this one small cover for 5 usd max.

Any recomendation wher can I buy it? At ebay I found only this page but unfortunately they havent the "power" button.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001784759580.html
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Hi, I have same issue, the pover button cover is broken and I need new one. At BMW you can buy only whole console 61317841136 aprox. for 200 USD and I need just this one small cover for 5 usd max.

Any recomendation wher can I buy it? At ebay I found only this page but unfortunately they havent the "power" button.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001784759580.html
I found another seller with the power button and I ordered. If you want to wait I can tell you what I think of it.
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Here is the seller
US $19.25 59% Off | 1pc Power Switch EDC DSC Center Console Repair Button Cap Cover for BMW E90 E92 E93 320i 325i 335i 2005-2012 61317841136
https://a.aliexpress.com/_mrybPV1
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      04-20-2021, 04:02 PM   #13
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thanks buddy, looks as OEM but who knows what comes. When you are awaiting delivery? Maybe your report will be helpful to know if that fits...

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thanks buddy, looks as OEM but who knows what comes. When you are awaiting delivery? Maybe your report will be helpful to know if that fits...
Ill post here once i get it and take pics.
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Ill post here once i get it and take pics.
ok, thanks
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I wish they sold a blank button ( to replace the EDC )
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I'm still waiting for my button-. Shipping is super slow for it
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      04-27-2021, 12:28 PM   #18
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The font is different on those ali express buttons. Would drive me mad. There are no 100% accurate button replacements available to the best of my knowledge.
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I got my button-. The font is very close but the sheen is different. The button works perfectly. They need to offer a three button deal for $50
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