51 12 001
Remove complete rear bumper.
Remove protective strip for bumper at rear center.
Remove plastic insert (1).
Version with PDC:
If necessary, feed out cable(s) and ultrasonic converter(s) from bumper.
Unfasten expanding rivets (1) and remove heat shield (2).
Unfasten expanding rivets (1) and remove center section of bumper (support beam).Installation:
Place clips in water for a while.
Only for replacing rear bumper trim
(51 12 157) and replacing rear bumper (51 12 001):
Remove rubbing strip for bumper at rear side left and right.
The work for replacing rear bumper trim (”51 12 157)” ends here.
Unfasten screw and remove left/right shock absorber (1).
If necessary, fit new seal (2) on shock absorber (1).
In addition on right side:
If necessary, fit new cover (3) on shock absorber (1).
After installing bumper, firmly tighten screw on shock absorber, left/right sides.
Tightening torque 51 12 2AZ:
|E36||M10||Install bolts with bolt cement.||42 Nm|