BMW X5 2000-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain the power steering reservoir.
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  5. Remove the engine splash guard and skid plates, if equipped.
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  7. Remove the accessory drive belt. For additional information, refer to the following topic: -Accessory Drive Belts, Removal & Installation-.
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  9. Remove the hose camp with Special Tool 32-1-260.
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  11. Disconnect the intake line from the power steering pump.
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  13. Release the union nut.
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  15. Detach the pressure line from the power steering pump and lay to one side.
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  17. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the power steering pump from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Disconnect the hose clamp (1), intake line (2), union nut (3) and pressure line (4) from the power steering pump (5).



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    Fig. Remove the mounting bolts (1) to remove the power steering pump (2).

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  19. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Replace the o-rings on the power steering lines before installing them.
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  21. Bleed the power steering system.
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