BMW X3 2005

Driven Disc & Pressure Plate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the transmission. Refer to Manual Transmission Assembly removal and installation.
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  5. Block flywheel with special tools 11 9 260 and 11 9 265.
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  7. Remove bolts holding clutch to flywheel.
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  9. Remove the clutch.

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    Fig. Using special tools 11 9 260 and 11 9 265 to block the flywheel



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    Fig. Removing clutch bolts from flywheel

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To install:

  1. Clean flywheel and check for wear and damage. Replace flywheel if damaged.
    NOTE
    Always replace clutch plates fouled with oil. Bolts must be replaced when installing the clutch.

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  3. Center clutch plate (1) with special tool.
    NOTE
    Install clutch plate in correct position. Note designation for engine side and transmission side. Handle clutch plate with care. Do not touch surfaces of friction linings.

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  5. Fit clutch to flywheel. Tighten new bolts to 19 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    NOTE
    Clutch must be secured by way of dowel pins.

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  7. Carefully unscrew locking piece (1) clockwise or counterclockwise with a 14mm WAF hexagon socket wrench (2).
    NOTE
    A slight snapping of the plate spring while unscrewing the lock is possible.



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    Fig. Unlocking the clutch during installation

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  9. Withdraw special tool from clutch plate with aid of accompanying screw (1).

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    Fig. Removing special tool from installed clutch

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