Depending on the year of manufacture, the attachment points may differ slightly.

Front bumper

-open the hood.

-under the hood, take out the caps and remove the covers over the headlights.

-Unscrew the four screws (twisted from top to bottom) that are the top of the bumper.

-from the bottom side, unscrew ten screws (twisted from bottom to top) that secure the lower part of the bumper.

-wheel the wheels to the side.

-take out the caps and release the fenders from the bumper (they are held on the latches, we pull towards ourselves).

-in the wheel arches, Unscrew the screws that secure the wheel arch liners (front part).

-behind the wheel arch liners, Unscrew two screws on each side (twisted from bottom to top) that secure the corners of the bumper to the fenders.

-further the bumper can be removed either with or without an air duct. (With air duct) You need to unscrew the two hidden screws behind the bumper between the headlight and the radiator grill (marked with a green arrow). (Without air duct) We take out the radiator grilles (held on by the latches) and disconnect the bumper and air duct (blue arrows).

-release the clips in the wings (pull the corners of the bumper down and towards ourselves).

-with an assistant, gently pull the bumper forward (look behind the wires and hoses).

-we disconnect the connectors of the electrical equipment.

-(if any) disconnect the headlight washer hoses (liquid may leak).

front bumper attachment points BMW X3 G01

BMW X3 G01 Front Bumper Mounting Diagram

 

Rear bumper

-open the trunk lid.

-in the side trims of the trunk, open the plugs (you need to get access to the back of the taillights).

-from the trunk, Unscrew one screw on each side that secure the taillights.

-remove the lining near the rear lights (held by the latches and caps).

-Unscrew two nuts on each side and remove the taillights.

-under the rear lights, unscrew one screw on each side (twisted from top to bottom).

-take out the reflectors from the bumper (they are held by the latches) and unscrew one screw under them on each side.

-from the bottom side, unscrew the eight screws (twisted from bottom to top) that secure the bottom of the bumper.

-in the wheel arches, take out three pistons on each side and release the fender liners from the bumper (hold on to the latches, pull towards ourselves).

-under the pads, unscrew two screws on each side that secure the sides of the bumper.

-release the latches in the wings (pull the corners of the bumper towards you).

-release the latches under the rear lights.

-with an assistant, we pull the bumper back (look behind the wires).

-disconnect the connectors of the electrical equipment (if any).

mounting points for the rear bumper BMW X3 G01

BMW X3 G01 Rear Bumper Mounting Diagram

BMW X3 G01 Rear Bumper Mounting Diagram