BMW X3 2005

Removal & Installation

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WARNING
Danger of scalding! Work on the cooling system should only be carried out when the engine has cooled down.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain antifreeze/coolant.
    NOTE
    Coolant emerges when coolant lines are detached. Have a suitable collecting container ready. Catch and dispose of emerging coolant.

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  5. Disconnect plug connection (1).
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  7. Disconnect coolant hoses (2) from heater water control valve.
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  9. Remove heater water control valve.

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    Fig. Disconnecting coolant hoses (2) and plug connection (1)

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To install:

  1. Observe direction of flow to install hoses correctly.
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  3. Make certain the rubber mounts (1) are correctly seated in mountings (2).

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    Fig. Seating the rubber mounts for installation

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  5. Fill and vent cooling system.
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  7. Check for leaks.
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