Additional page for towing hitch installation instructions – electrical add-on parts – BMW 5 Series E39, Order Ref.: 01 29 9 789 640

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BMW Installation Instructions

Additional page for towing hitch installation instructions – electrical add-on parts – BMW 5 Series E39, Order Ref.: 01 29 9 789 640

When installing a towing hitch with fixed ball coupling, the following work stages need to be executed differently or omitted altogether, as the case may be:

With regard to Section 4

The work stages relating to diagram F 39 72 014 M do not apply.
The work stage relating to diagram F 39 72 010 M does not apply.

To improve the overall appearance, we recommend a covering lid for the aperture under the bumper. If a covering lid is used at the customer’s request, it should be used only when driving without a trailer.

The covering lid needs to be ordered separately throught ETK.

Additional page for towing hitch installation instructions - electrical add-on parts - BMW 5 Series E39, Order Ref.: 01 29 9 789 640

F 39 72 025 M

Cut out the covering lid in the “area of the ball rod” as indicated in the illustration above. Do not use sharp objects when marking out.

a = 120 mm
b = 25 mm
c = 40 mm

With regard to Section 5

Noseweight sticker. 90kg

With regard to Section 6

The mechanical test does not apply.

The installation instructions for the towing hitch with fixed ball coupling apply in all other respects.

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