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airplanelover 11-27-2012 01:47 PM

Bumper shell
 
Hello All!

You know that shell that is in between the front feel and the bumper? Well, mine fell off the other day. It is not even noticeable. Is it a problem if I just leave it off or should I try to get it popped back in? Thanks!

mbell666 11-27-2012 02:57 PM

You mean the front wheel arch liner?

Part 14 of:
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?...27&hg=51&fg=75

airplanelover 11-27-2012 03:06 PM

its looks like the whole piece in picture 14/15/16

vavet5308 11-27-2012 03:16 PM

14 is the plastic liner. #15 and #16 are sheet metal nuts and screws.
Which side fell off? The passenger side houses the secondary air pump. It's more likely to be exposed to the elements if the liner is not there and probably more prone to premature failure. I can't remember anything living in the driver's side cavity.

airplanelover 11-27-2012 03:33 PM

yup it is the one on the passenger side.

King 5 11-27-2012 07:55 PM

I'd replace it. It's only like $30 and on the passenger side I believe it protects the SAP (secondary Air Pump)


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