BMW 7 Series Sixth generation - G11/G12 (2015 – present) Front Bumper Removal

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Here's how to remove the front bumper cover.

Preliminary Work
1 – Remove front ornamental grille
Prerequisite
Engine compartment lid is open.
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Undo front ornamental grille (1) out of latch mechanisms (2).
Pull off front ornamental grille (1) from the rest of the latch mechanisms to the front.
2 – Partially remove the front section of the front wheel arch cover
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To provide a better overview: Schematic diagram with partially hidden components.
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Description is for left component only. Procedure on the right side is identical.
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Remove screws (arrows).
Fold the wheel arch cover (1) to the side.
3 – Remove front bumper panel
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Schematic diagram is for example purposes. Some parts may differ in certain details.
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Loosen screws (1).
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Description is for left component only. Procedure on the right side is identical.
Loosen screws (1).
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Unlock plug connection (1) on the right and disconnect.
Detach the plug (1) from holder (2).
Unlock and disconnect the hose for the headlight cleaning system.
Place the hose to the top and fix.
This will prevent washer fluid from exiting.
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Undo the bumper panel (1) in the area of the active air-flap control (2) from the mountings.
Pull the bumper panel (1) slightly forward and disconnect any other plug connections as needed.
Remove bumper panel (1) towards front.

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