BMW X5 2000-05

Halfshafts

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
Do not move the vehicle by driving it once the driveshaft has been removed.

  1. Remove the reinforcement plate.
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  3. Remove the driveshaft mounting bolts.
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  5. Push the driveshaft back and remove the flexible disc with the center flange.
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  7. Disconnect the driveshaft from the transfer case.

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    Fig. Remove the driveshaft mounting bolts at the differential



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    Fig. Slide the driveshaft and remove the center flange

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  9. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Any self-locking nuts must be replaced.
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