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Old 12-31-2014, 05:58 PM
Biggotis550i Biggotis550i is offline
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Location: Shreveport, LA
 
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Mein Auto: 2013 550I
550 stuck

I left my car out in this Louisiana weather for a couple of days of torrential rain, got in it the 3rd day and stuck it. I'm a dumbass I know, but what's the safest way to get it unstuck let the yard dry up? I got a 4 wheel drive Suburban but afraid to hook up chains and all that with all that precious plastic. I guess I'll just wait. I've already tried the cat litter thing. And by the way Happy New Year!
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Old 01-01-2015, 07:25 AM
jft69z jft69z is offline
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Mein Auto: '15 550i
Do you have the screw-in tow hook that's located in the upper compartment of the trunk lid? (I have one in my '15, it's the only thing in there, lol). Pop out the little square window of the front or rear fascia & screw the hook in there.

Turn the traction control off and maybe try to carefully help while someone is pulling with the Suburban.

Good luck!

Joe T

The owner's manual has these guidlines in there regarding the hook use:

Use only the tow fitting provided with
the vehicle and screw it all the way in.


Use the tow fitting for towing on paved
roads only.
(tough in your case....)

Avoid lateral loading of the tow fitting, e.g.,
do not lift the vehicle by the tow fitting.
Otherwise, damage to the tow fitting and the
vehicle can occur

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Old 01-01-2015, 07:35 AM
day03tls day03tls is offline
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Mein Auto: 2013 550ix Msport
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