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  1. E61 westfalia towbar electrics!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi. Probably a bit late to the party on this one. But. I recently fitted a tow bar and elecs to my 2008 E61 LCi. A westfalia dedicated wiring kit. To say the the fitting instruction book is confusing is an understatement. I got it in. And working. All bar the brake lights. I am left with 2...
  2. Electric towbar problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello there, I have had a towbar fault while trying to retract my electric towbar. I decided to just leave the towbar out which worked fine for a few months But I have an intermittent fault now with the towbar out which is very annoying. The fault clears every minute or so and then happens...
  3. X1 E84 Westfalia detachable Towbar

    BMW Parts for Sale
    Westfalia detachable towbar complete with installation instructions, key etc. Little-used - Installed in Aug 17 and used no more than 10 times to to my Laser dinghy until I sold the car in May 18. It's a really simple DIY installation with no cutting etc. It doesn't come with the wiring but...
  4. westfalia towbar

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi just wondering if anyone here has fitted a electric folding towbar (westfalia) and if so how difficult was it, Thanks in advance
  5. Tow Bar + Bike Carrier combo for X5 '67 plate 40d?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Looking for a BIKE CARRIER for 2 bikes and TOW BAR combo. For this model I cannot find a solution to attach in one piece or via rear carrier w/out towbar but correct me if I'm wrong. :) Needs to be: Detachable so can't see ugly metal pieces when not in use. Easy to attach and detach. Work...
  6. X1 E84 Towbar wiring question

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I am about to fit a towbar to my BMW X1 (E84) and have one concern with the wiring which I hope someone can help with please. I have a vehicle specific kit from Westfalia bought from PF Jones and the instructions are in the form of pictograms rather than text. Instruction 13 (shown below)...
  7. E87 nightmare towbar issue!

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I've got a 2005 120i Auto. It has a facrory/dealer fitted tow hitch. I have the yellow car on a ramp warning light and parking sensors not working. Checked all the obvious then went to check tow hitch. Some lunatic has decided that rather than remove the wiring properly, they'd just cut through...
  8. E87 nightmare towbar issue!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I've got a 2005 120i Auto. It has a facrory/dealer fitted tow hitch. I have the yellow car on a ramp warning light and parking sensors not working. Checked all the obvious then went to check tow hitch. Some lunatic has decided that rather than remove the wiring properly, they'd just cut through...
  9. 2014 64 Plate f31 - WEestfalia Towbar question

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Just purchased a 3 series tourer that has a Westfalia tow bar but no detachable tow ball. there are a few on ebay but none that specifically mention the F31. Even the numbers of the tow balls for sale don't seem to tie up with those on the Westfalia website. Anybody any idea what I should...
  10. E39 Touring Towbar wiring

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys, Fitted towbar to my 530i Touring a little while ago. Everything all went fine but when it came to the electrics I got a little stumped. I've run the electrics from the tow bar up into the car (after eventually finding the rubber grommet). My question is where does the wire run up...
  11. F33 + towbar done

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Some of you may remember a while ago I was trying to find a solution to carry my bike on my 435 convertible. After looking at many different options, the only realistic solution was a towbar - I already had a bike rack which I used with my wife’s car. Found very little online about anyone that...
  12. fitting a towbar to an efficientdynamics 116d

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Why is my 2013 116d Efficientdynamics not supposed to have a towbar fitted?
  13. Detachable towbar problem

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi. When fit it on the car it clicks in place ok but the knob turn only 3/4s of the way back so it wont lock. When off the car it turns back fine. Any help would be great.
  14. Towbar / carrier question

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all. I am after a cycle carrier that will fit on my towbar and allow me to carry bike plus tow a caravan but not the one that fits to the flange as I have a detachable towbar. Any ideas. Like the one above not the one below
  15. Adjust PDC for towbar

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All. I fitted a towbar this weekend, however the PDC sensors are not adjusted to allow for the extra distance the towbar pokes out. I have a Pre LCi e91. Can anyone advise how to adjust the PDC? I have carly but I cannot find it in there.
  16. 2002 e46 320 touring towsure towbar fitting, Help please.

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi, I have a 2002 e46 touring, I bought a towsure removable towbar (swan neck & thick steel frame ) second hand a few years ago, trying to fit it now. I removed the rear bumper but there isn't a hole in the thick steel bracket to allow the bumper shock/damper to go through. I don't know whether...
  17. F30 electrically operated towbar fitting?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all...I have a 2014 320D MSport and I'm thinking of fitting a secondhand (genuine BMW) electrically operated towbar. Does anyone know if this is plug and play...the towbar does have the wiring loom, which I presume fits in somewhere in the boot, but I'm not sure how you actually operate it...
  18. 2007 320d m sport estate towbar

    General BMW Discussions
    hi all, does anyone know the make of this detachable towbar ? i cant find any details on it at all, i need the towing arm that inserts into the socket as shown.
  19. 2007 320d m sport estate towbar

    Introductions
    hi all, does anyone know the make of this detachable towbar ? i cant find any details on it at all, i need the towing arm that inserts into the socket as shown.
  20. 2008 530i Auto Towbar - additional cooling?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi folks, Getting a tow hook fitted next weekend. Will be towing a light-ish (1400kg max weight) caravan. Does the 530i Auto need a larger cooling fan, or a transmission oil cooler fitting or anything? I seem to recall reading somewhere that the 520d needs a larger cooling fan fitting or...
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