BMW X3 2005

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove accessory drive belts. Refer to Accessory Drive Belts removal and installation.
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  5. Suction off hydraulic fluid from power steering reservoir.
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  7. Remove front underbody protection
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  9. Remove hose clamp (1) with special tool 32 1 260.
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  11. Detach suction line (2) from power steering pump (3).

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    Fig. Using tool 32 1 260 to detach suction line on power steering pump

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  13. Release banjo bolt (1) and detach pressure line (2) from power steering pump.

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    Fig. Removing banjo blot (1) and pressure line (2) from power steering pump

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  15. Remove pulley from power steering pump.
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  17. Remove power steering bracket bolts (1) from engine crankcase.
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  19. Remove power steering pump (2) with bracket through wheel arch.

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    Fig. Pulley and bolt (1) removal from power steering pump

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Power steering pump. Tighten bracket bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (21 Nm)
     
    Pulley on power steering pump. Tighten bolts to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm)
     
    Replace sealing ring on pressure line. Tighten banjo bolt to 27 ft. lbs. (36 Nm)
     
    Suction line on power steering pump
     
    Hose clamp with special tool 32 1 260.
     
    Front underbody protection
     

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  3. Fill power steering reservoir with hydraulic fluid.
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  5. Install accessory drive belts. Refer to Accessory Drive Belts removal and installation.
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  7. Bleed hydraulic system. Refer to Power Steering Pump bleeding.
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  9. Check pipe connections for leaks.
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