BMW X5 2000-05

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.

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

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

Removal & Installation




NOTE
The wheel bearings are only removed if they are worn. They cannot be removed without destroying them (due to side thrust created by the bearing puller). They cannot be disassembled, repacked or adjusted.

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Swivel bearing and clamp it in a vise
     
    Drive flange by installing special tools 33-2-116, 150 and 33-4-200
     
    Bearing inner race from the flange
     
    Circlip
     
    Snap ring
     
    Bearing by installing special tools 31-2-113, 33-3-261, 262 and 266
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing with the wider camfer facing the swivel bearing to the drive flange with special tools 33-2-261, 264, 268 and 31-2-113
     
    Snap ring and circlip
     
    inner race to the drive flange
     
    Drive flange to the swivel bearing by using special tool 33-3-261, 266, 268 and 31-2-113
     
    Swivel bearing
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  


NOTE
The wheel bearings are only removed if they are worn. They cannot be removed without destroying them (due to side thrust created by the bearing puller). They cannot be disassembled, repacked or adjusted.

  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
     
    Swivel bearing and clamp it in a vise
     
    Drive flange by installing special tools 33-2-116, 150 and 33-4-200
     
    Bearing inner race from the flange
     
    Circlip
     
    Snap ring
     
    Bearing by installing special tools 31-2-113, 33-3-261, 262 and 266
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing with the wider camfer facing the swivel bearing to the drive flange with special tools 33-2-261, 264, 268 and 31-2-113
     
    Snap ring and circlip
     
    inner race to the drive flange
     
    Drive flange to the swivel bearing by using special tool 33-3-261, 266, 268 and 31-2-113
     
    Swivel bearing
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  


NOTE
The wheel bearings are only removed if they are worn. They cannot be removed without destroying them (due to side thrust created by the bearing puller). They cannot be disassembled, repacked or adjusted.

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Swivel bearing and clamp it in a vise
     
    Drive flange by installing special tools 33-2-116, 150 and 33-4-200
     
    Bearing inner race from the flange
     
    Circlip
     
    Snap ring
     
    Bearing by installing special tools 31-2-113, 33-3-261, 262 and 266
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing with the wider camfer facing the steering knuckle to the drive flange with special tools 33-2-261, 264, 268 and 31-2-113
     
    Snap ring and circlip
     
    inner race to the drive flange
     
    Drive flange to the swivel bearing by using special tool 33-3-261, 266, 268 and 31-2-113
     
    Swivel bearing
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

 
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