BMW X5 2000-05

Upper Control Arms

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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
     
    Fuse for the air supply system, if equipped with air suspension and loosen the pipes on the distributor block
     
    Upper control arm from the steering knuckle
     
    Plastic shim and unhook the lines
     
    Upper control arm
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Upper control arm. Torque the bolt to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Plastic shim and connect the lines
     
    Upper control arm to the steering knuckle. Torque the bolt to 122 ft. lbs. (165 Nm).
     
    Fuse for the air supply system and tighten the pipes on the distributor block
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Fuse for the air supply system, if equipped with air suspension and loosen the pipes on the distributor block
     
    Upper control arm from the steering knuckle
     
    Plastic shim and unhook the lines
     
    Upper control arm
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Upper control arm. Torque the bolt to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Plastic shim and connect the lines
     
    Upper control arm to the steering knuckle. Torque the bolt to 122 ft. lbs. (165 Nm).
     
    Fuse for the air supply system and tighten the pipes on the distributor block
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Fuse for the air supply system, if equipped with air suspension and loosen the pipes on the distributor block
     
    Upper control arm from the steering knuckle
     
    Plastic shim and unhook the lines
     
    Upper control arm
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Upper control arm. Torque the bolt to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
     
    Plastic shim and connect the lines
     
    Upper control arm to the steering knuckle. Torque the bolt to 122 ft. lbs. (165 Nm).
     
    Fuse for the air supply system and tighten the pipes on the distributor block
     
    Wheel assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

 
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