Any suggestions for a more permanent fix? I noticed it the first time I washed. He said they will put it back together and give me a call so I can pick-up the car. Ah, you must be one of those that have money, make money and know how to negotiate! He had a look at it so he could properly explain it to the techs and they fixed it no questions asked no accidents and zero marks on the bumper. Figure 8 Slide the bumper off the vehicle red arrow. Will report back when I take it off for hitch install. They told me the same thing that it was hit from behind and I don't see any marks. No special tools or skills are needed just patience and a little attention.
We do not have another one unfortunately. I would like to flip you all a virtual bird as four things have occurred: 1. They slipped up and above where the should. Last time it happened I was just leaning on the bumper taking someting out of the cargo area. They said that my bumper needs to be replaced without even looking touching my car. I would like to flip you all a virtual bird as four things have occurred: 1. A I have never had any issue with the bumper on my 2010 X5 48i production end of November.
I found installing the grilles easy where others really struggled, so hopefully i am capable of this! Will see what the dealership says next week when bringing it in for service. I could not believe it. I am sure we could use your skills when dealing with China. I would like to flip you all a virtual bird as four things have occurred: 1. Unplug the connectors by pressing the release tab yellow arrow and pulling them straight off. This is on a 2006 bmw x5.
So far, my bumper has stayed straight as can be. Don't know if the Bentley Manual covers rear bumper removal for your model, but, I'd tend to think so. If they break off cut some new ones from metal sheet And rivet them onto the return also the lip gluing them with appropriate glue or body filler then grind the head of the rivets off later with a 1mm cutting disc or dremel. So, I have to agree with others here that, apparently, light bumps to the rear of the vehicle can unclick one of the fascia tabs from its anchoring clip. They replaced my bumper for free; 3.
That, plus a day or two in the hot sun for the waviness to completely go away, depending on how long the plastic was allowed to stay in the warped position before being taken off and re-installed. The visor however was really dirty with greasy finger prints all over it. So we took it to the dealership and they told us the car had been hit and suggested by the garage people who park our car and that it happens often even though there is not even a scratch on the bumper. Install the fasteners and tighten. The sizes of the nuts and bolts we give may be different from what you have so be prepared with different size sockets and wrenches.
Just curious to see if it is happening on all 2010's or just a certain production period. Apparently, it's quite the pita to fix as they have to remove the entire bumper. Well, can live with that. Now go back to the hovels that you have for homes and pretend your are somebody by driving that box with wheels you call a bimmer around your po-dunk town. Hi all, having same issue with my 1 month old X5.
Was at the dealers on friday to get a small squeak behind the drivers seat looked at, took technician out for drive so he could hear, yup squeak coming from back of rear seat. Me, I'm hanging in my hovel out here in po-dunk town. Or perhaps great American build quality out of the factory. The problem can definitely be caused by an inexperienced hitch installer -- or even an experienced installer who fails to focus closely on this known issue when re-installing the rear fascia. And post your problems here.
So far it has not been a problem. Our bumper looked exactly the same as the picture earlier, with a bubble popping up in the middle. Right now solved the problem by pushing with my hand the bumper cover down while closing the tail gate. So once again, to you know nothings, please stick to knowing nothing, because in the world of people who make money, have money and know how to negotiate, anything is possible. How much would it cost to repair either way.
I'm guessing it takes removing rear bumper trim and so on, maybe cutting an opening for the receiver, maybe not. I sold my x5 and got a brand new Range Rover and will never buy another Bimmer again. I had several other cars before, and never had anything like this happening. The tabs mate with the notched slots in the bumper fascia. The clips that hold it on seem to break without any apparent impact and then the bumper cover part alone in uk is £500 snags the lower tailgate. Do you have questions or want to add to the article? Now go back to the hovels that you have for homes and pretend your are somebody by driving that box with wheels you call a Bimmer around your po-dunk town. My main issue was the ugly buckling but no one thought to tell me that it was gone after they had put the bumper back on about 3 days before I picked it up.