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

Front bumper

-open the hood.

-under the hood, remove the rubber seal.

-Unscrew the five screws (twisted from top to bottom) that secure the upper part.

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

-wheel the wheels to the side.

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

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

-we move the wheel arch liners to the side and unscrew two screws on each side (twisted from bottom to top) that secure the corners of the bumper to the fenders.

-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 X5 F15

BMW X5 F15 Front Bumper Mounting Diagram

 

Rear bumper

-open the trunk lid.

-remove the lining in the side trims of the trunk (you need to get access to the back of the taillights).

-Unscrew two nuts on each side from the trunk and pull out the taillights.

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

-take out the light reflectors from the bumper (they are held on the latches, you need to pry them from the side of the trunk opening).

-Unscrew one screw on each side under the reflectors.

-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 the caps and release the fenders from the bumper (they are held on 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 and in the trunk opening.

-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 X5 F15

BMW X5 F15 Rear Bumper Mounting Diagram