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Unclip left rubber guard.Note:

Apply adhesive tape underneath.

Pull off rubbing strip towards front and unfasten nuts.

Unclip towing eye cover and unscrew nuts.

Unfasten screws and remove left/right covers.

Version with foglights:

If necessary, remove plug connection from foglights.

Version with external temperature display:

If necessary, remove external temperature sensor from left brake air duct.

Version with heated spray nozzles (outside mirror heated):

If necessary, unclip temperature switch from right brake air duct.

Unfasten bolts in left/right wheel housing.

All except M3 with sequential M-transmission (SMG):

Pull bumper forwards to remove.

Only M3 with sequential M-transmission (SMG):

Pull bumper forward somewhat.

Unfasten bolts (1) and expanding rivet (2).

Pull water container off bumper and allow to hang on hoses.

Pull bumper forwards to remove.

Installation:

Make sure that there are no bends in the hose after installation.

If bumper bracket is defective:

Unfasten screws and replace bumper bracket.