Removing and installing rear bumper assembly for BMW 7 E38
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Removal and installation of the central cover of the rear bumper,
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Remove the bolt and stud bolts (1) on the left and on the right side and remove the side panels (2) wheel arch.
Release screws on left and right side with special tool 51 1 080.
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Release the clips and remove the bumper from the bottom rail.
Set bumper, paying attention to the correct position.
Pull bumper back slightly and remove the bolt head with a cylindrical through hole (2) by means of a magnetic rod sideways and upwards movement.
If you remove the bolt from the cylinder head through the hole (2) is not possible, then, if needed, can be done in an invisible place of the jumper (1) a small notch.
Remove the bumper by a 2nd person forwards.