BMW X5 2000-05

Brake Caliper

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     

  4.  
  5. Apply the brake pedal slightly with a brake clamp.

    Brake pipe from the connection with the brake hose
     
    Connector for the wear indicator on the left side
     
    Caliper guide bolts
     
    Brake caliper
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper and torque the guide bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
     
    Brake hose to the brake pipe to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm)
     

  2.  
  3. Set the wheel in a straight-ahead position.
  4.  
  5. Be sure brake hose is positively attached to the mounting fixture.

    Wear indicator on the left side
     
    Brake clamp
     
    Front wheels
     

  6.  
  7. Bleed the brakes.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     

  4.  
  5. Apply the brake pedal slightly with a brake clamp.

    Brake pipe from the connection with the brake hose
     
    Connector for the wear indicator on the left side
     
    Caliper guide bolts
     
    Brake caliper
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Caliper and torque the guide bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
     
    Brake hose to the brake pipe to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm)
     

  2.  
  3. Set the wheel in a straight-ahead position.
  4.  
  5. Be sure brake hose is positively attached to the mounting fixture.

    Wear indicator on the left side
     
    Brake clamp
     
    Front wheels
     

  6.  
  7. Bleed the brakes.
  8.  

 
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