BMW X3 2005

Wheel Bearings

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Adjustment



Wheel bearings cannot be adjusted and must be replaced as a unit and never be reused once removed.

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Collar nut
     
    Brake disc
     
    Rear axle shaft drive flange
     
    Wheel bearing inner race from the drive flange
     
    Retaining ring
     
    Wheel bearing with special tools 33-3-261/2/3
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New wheel bearing with special tools 33-3-261/4/5
     
    Retaining ring
     
    Wheel bearing inner race to the drive flange.
     
    Drive flange to the axle shaft
     
    Brake disc
     
    Collar nut
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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