Dummy flap actuator retrofit kit BMW F3x cars

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BMW Installation Instructions

Retrofit kit number

18 30 2 411 427 Dummy flap actuator

Installation time

The installation time is approx. 0.5 hours. This may vary depending on the condition of the vehicle and the equipment in it.

The installation time shown does not include any time spent on programming / coding.

The calculation of the total costs for the programming time must be factored into the calculation of retrofitting costs (no invoicing via warranty).

Important information

These installation instructions are primarily designed for use within the BMW dealership organisation and by authorised BMW service companies.

These installation instructions are intended for use by qualified specialist staff trained on BMW vehicles with the relevant expert knowledge.

All work must be completed using the latest BMW repair manuals, wiring diagrams, servicing manuals and work instructions, in a rational order, using the prescribed tools (special tools) and observing current health and safety regulations.

If you experience installation or function problems, restrict troubleshooting to approx. 0.5 hours for mechanical work and 1.0 hour for electrical work.

To avoid unnecessary extra work and/or costs, send an inquiry straight away to the technical parts support team via the Aftersales Assistance Portal (ASAP).

Quote the following information:

  • Chassis number,
  • Retrofit kit part number,
  • A detailed description of the problem, – And any work already carried out.

Do not archive the hard copy of these installation instructions since daily updates are provided via ASAP!

Installation information

Ensure that the cables and/or lines are not kinked or damaged as you install them in the car. Costs arising from this will not be reimbursed by BMW AG.

Additional cables/wires that you install must be secured with cable ties. If the specified PIN chambers are occupied, bridges, double crimps or twin-lead terminals must be used.

All pictures show LHD cars; proceed accordingly on RHD cars.

Special tools required

None

Table of contents

Section

1. Preparatory work
2. Dummy flap actuator parts list
3. Fitting the dummy flap actuator
4. Concluding work and coding

1.Preparatory work

The following components must be removed first of all ISTA No.
Exhaust system 18 12 031

If necessary, attach the retaining clip B to the guide on the dummy flap actuator A.

Dummy flap actuator retrofit kit BMW F3x cars

2.Dummy flap actuator parts list

Dummy flap actuator retrofit kit BMW F3x cars

Legend

A Dummy flap actuator
B Retaining clip

3.Fitting the dummy flap actuator

Undo the screw connector for the rear left undershield (1) as described in ISTA 51 71 017.

Dummy flap actuator retrofit kit BMW F3x cars

Drill a hole (2) in the rear left undershield (1) at the marked location with Ø = 6 mm.

Dummy flap actuator retrofit kit BMW F3x cars

Ensure that the cable is not crushed.

Place the dummy flap actuator A on to the hole (1) from the inside. Route the cable (2) to the outside at a suitable point.

Tighten the screw connector for the rear left undershield (1) as described in ISTA 51 71 017.

Dummy flap actuator retrofit kit BMW F3x cars

4.Concluding work and coding

The retrofit system does not require programming / coding.

– None