BMW X5 2000-05

Parking Brake Shoes

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Adjustment



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Completely unscrew one wheel stud on each rear wheel. Turn the wheel until the tapped hole is located at the bottom.
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  5. Turn adjusting screw with a screwdriver until the wheel is no longer able to turn. Then back off the adjusting screw 12 notches.
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  7. Reinstall the wheel studs.
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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the rear brake rotors. For additional information, refer to the following topic, -Brake Rotor, Removal & Installation-.
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  3. Disconnect the return springs with brake spring pliers.
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  5. Twist the clamping pins with Special Tool 34-4-000 90° and disconnect. Remove the parking brake shoes.

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    Fig. Disconnect the brake return springs-



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    Fig. -and clamping pins to remove the parking brake shoes.

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Inspect the brake components and replace if necessary.
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  3. After installation, the parking brake shoes must be adjusted.
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