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      06-04-2017, 08:51 AM   #1
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Will fuel nozzle fit a U.K. BMW?

Importing U.K. 440i in July and someone just raised this as a potential issue. Has anyone bought a EU 2017 BMW and managed to get the fuel nozzle to fit into the car in the USA?

If it won't fit does anyone know how I go about making it so it can? Can the receiver in the car be changed at a local BMW dealership for example?

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      06-07-2017, 05:30 AM   #2
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I'd imagine it will work since I know US cars can fill up in the EU without any issue.
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EU filler pipe:
https://www.etkbmw.com/bmw/EN/parts/...PE/16117244033

USA filler pipe:
https://www.etkbmw.com/bmw/EN/parts/...pe/16117431127

Interestingly, in the EU listing, there is an option for 'increased size fuel filler pipe': https://www.etkbmw.com/bmw/EN/search...66/16117244033

USA filler nozzle like I encountered: https://www.top5reviewed.com/wp-cont...1lYytWg5iL.jpg

UK filler nozzles: http://www.gespasa.co.uk/img_admin/PRODUCTES_TR_g99.jpg
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Looks like the only difference is the spring. I know that our diesel nozzle is bigger than the petrol nozzle, but I didn't know that they were a different size over seas
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The difference I noticed was the size of the pipe on the car. If someone in the US posted a photo of the filler pipe entrance on their car that would probably clear this up.
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