BMW X5 2000-05

Multi-Function Switch

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Removal & Installation



  1. Move the steering wheel to the straight-ahead position.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Properly disable the air bag system.
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  7. Remove the airbag unit as follows:
    1. Insert a screwdriver through the opening on the rear side of the steering wheel and press down on the lock. If a springy resistance can be felt, press down as far as it will go and pull the airbag unit away from the steering wheel.
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    3. Repeat the procedure on the opposite side.
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  9. Unlock and disconnect the airbag electrical connectors.
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  11. Remove the screws holding the multi-function switch and unclip the trim downwards.
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  13. Disconnect the electrical connector and remove the multi-function switch unit.

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    Fig. Remove the bolts (1 & 2) and unclip the trim clips (3) to remove the multi-function switch-Sport model shown

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