BMW X5 2000-05

CV-Joints

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Overhaul



  1. Remove the axle shaft. For additional information, refer to the following procedure in this section: -Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal, Removal & Installation-.
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  3. Press off the sealing cap.
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  5. Remove the boot band and pull the cap down with the boot.
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  7. Remove the snap ring.
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  9. Using Special Tool 26-1-110, rest the bearing inner race on the rib and press out the CV-joint.
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  11. Pull the boot and cap off the axle shaft.
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  13. Replace the boot, fill the proper amount of grease from the repair kit and install onto the axle shaft.
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  15. Coat the sealing surface of the cap with a suitable sealing compound and press onto the CV-joint.
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  17. Install a new snap ring.
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  19. Press the CV-joint and cap assembly over the inner bearing race on the axle shaft.
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  21. Using Special Tool 33-2-100, press the joint assembly onto the axle shaft.
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  23. Install new boot bands.

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    Fig. Remove the boot band (2), cap (3) and snap ring (4) to dissemble the CV-joint

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