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      06-23-2010, 03:11 PM   #1
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Towbar

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We got the X1 a week last Saturday and everything is working well - that is until I went to plug in the light bar for the bike rack.

The socket on the car is 13 pin whereas normal UK trailer sockets are 7 pin (as is the light bar). In a previous BMW car with a removable towbar there was an adapter lead.

I'm wondering whether this adapter lead is missing or whether they have just fitted the wrong socket to the car - either way, I'll be on the phone to the dealers tomorrow but wondered whether anyone had any experience on this???
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      06-23-2010, 03:53 PM   #2
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i also ordered the towbar option and a little conversion plug has been delivered together with my car. It is located in the trunk, together with the towbar. It's a tiny little box, so maybe you looked over it
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Thanks for the reply - We can't find any conversion plug anywhere - I even got the boss (my wife) to do a double check for me in case my eyes are wrong - nothing!
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      06-28-2010, 03:03 AM   #4
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Update for anyone who's interested.

BMW dealer apologised and immediately posted a 13 pin Continental to 7 pin UK adapter.

Job done - trailer socket works! All I've got to do now is put the Thule on!
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