BMW X3 Owners Manual: Tow fitting

The screw-in tow fitting should always be carried in the vehicle.

The tow fitting can be screwed in at the front or rear of the BMW.

BMW X3. Tow fitting

The tow fitting is located in the onboard vehicle tool kit behind the left folding cover in the trunk.

Tow fitting, information on 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.
  • 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.

Screw thread for tow fitting

BMW X3. Screw thread for tow fitting

Press on the mark on the edge of the cover to push it out.

Tow-starting

Steptronic transmission Do not tow-start the vehicle.

Tow-starting the engine is not possible due to the Steptronic transmission.

Have the cause of the starting problems fixed.

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